Marquette, now ranked for the first time this season, brings a 5-1 record into its home tournament against BYU, USC and Syracuse this weekend. Creighton (4-2) meanwhile takes a three-match win streak into Thursday’s home match with Nebraska.
Marquette’s Allie Barber was selected as Big East Offensive Player of the Week, teammate Martha Konovodoff was Defensive Player of the Week; while St. John’s rookie Rachele Rastelli earned Freshman honors.
The road goes through Creighton to win the Big East, but Marquette looks as good as any challenger the BlueJays have had.
Xavier transfer outside hitter Katie Shunk is headed to Western Kentucky for 2018.
Allie Barber is the Big East Preseason Player of the Year as Marquette edges out Creighton as the preseason favorites.
WKU Volleyball is set to host its annual spring tournament this Saturday (April 21) on The Hill as the Lady Toppers will welcome Murray State, Tennessee Tech and Xavier to Diddle Arena.
#16 Creighton sweeps Xavier at home for their 31st Big East win in their last 32 Big East matches.
Western Kentucky hosts Austin Peay in a late non-conference tilt among top-end mid-majors.
MATCH STATS Marquette (RV) def. Xavier 3-1 (20-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-13) Marquette moves to 10-5, 4-0 Big East; Xavier falls…
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