Five of the six Lewis hitters with a kill to their credit hit at a .308 or better clip, including four at .500 better, in a road sweep of Fort Wayne on Saturday.
Ball State and McKendree scored upsets on Friday night, each holding their home court for victories. The Cardinals swept No. 8 Lewis, while the Bearcats held on to top No. 17 UC San Diego in four sets.
No. 19 Concordia-Irvine rallied from down 2-0 to score a five-set home win over No. 17 UC San Diego, while…
Lewis’ Tyler Mitchem is now the nation’s most efficient hitter with a .512 clip, taking over the top spot occupied by Loyola’s Jeff Jendryk week 4. Long Beach State continues to lead the nation in the category with a .415 team effort.
No. 15 Fort Wayne continued to gain respect in the national spotlight as the newly ranked squad posted a four-set road win over No. 12 Saint Francis on Friday. Also coming out with wins were No. 7 Ohio State, No. 8 Lewis, No. 9 Grand Canyon and No. 10 Penn State.
Home court advantage was key on Thursday night as No. 6 Loyola, No. 7 Ohio State and No. 10 Lewis all earned victories.
There were no upsets to be had on Saturday throughout the country.
#11 Lewis won its second-straight match with a quick sweep of visiting #10 Saint Francis.
#8 UCI swept #5 Lewis in the opening match of the BYU Men’s Invitational on Friday afternoon.
The USA Volleyball’s 2017 Men’s Junior National Training Team consists of 20 of the top men’s volleyball players in the…