Sweeps were the order of the day as No. 6 Loyola and No. 12 Ball State picked up MIVA victories and No. 8 Pepperdine grabbed an MPSF win. No. 7 Ohio State and NJIT also won in sweeps, while USC edged Stanford in four sets.
Loyola hit at a .432 clip as a team, including a .471 effort in Set 2, and boasted a 49-39 lead in kills in a sweep of instate foe Lewis on Saturday, to stay atop the MIVA standings.
McKendree bested No. 18 Saint Francis at home behind a double-double by Nolan Rueter, while No. 4 Loyola swept No….
No. 5 BYU stayed perfect at the Outrigger Invitational in Honolulu, edging No. 8 Lewis in four sets, while back…
Princeton won its third straight, toppling No. 11 Penn State in five sets after facing eight match-point attempts in Set…
#5 Loyola made quick work of #8 Lewis to take sole possession of first place in the MIVA.
No. 6 Loyola climbed out of a 2-0 deficit to upset No. 4 Ohio State at home #6 Loyola…
#9 Lewis made quick work of #4 Ohio State Thursday night in Neil Carey Arena.
The No. 9 Lewis Flyers took out No. 4 Ohio State with help from a 21 kill night by outside hitter Ryan Coenen and an all-around statistical win, while No. 19 Concordia downed No. 13 Grand Canyon with a balanced offensive attack, including three double-digit kill efforts, to highlight Thursday play.
Ball State continued its role as giant killer on its first homestand in nearly a month, following Friday’s upset of No. 8 Lewis with a four-set win over No. 5 Loyola. No. 19 Stanford pulled off a road upset, besting No. 10 Grand Canyon in four sets.