2017 Co-Freshman of the Year Nicole Lennon from Rice was named the 2018 Conference USA Player of the Year. Charlotte’s Yumi Garcia claimed Libero of the Year for the second-straight season and freshman Tyra Galloway nabbed Defensive Player of the Year honors. UTSA’s Kirby Smith was selected as the league’s Freshman of the Year.
Conference USA announced its 2018 volleyball all-conference teams on Wednesday with 11 of 13 programs represented across first, second and all-freshman teams.
Friday night’s grind in Conference USA came down to the final points of the final set before UTSA held on for a 3-2 (25-19, 18-25, 24-26, 25-19, 15-13) victory over Charlotte. The five-setter became a new school-record for Charlotte playing in their 11th of the year in 24 matches.
This week’s Player of the Week decision was one of our toughest yet as the numbers for Week 4 were insane across the board. In the end, Cal Poly’s Torrey Van Winden had a slight edge over the pack with an all-around and efficient effort.
After two weeks of NCAA Division I action, Portland is the nation’s most efficient offensive team, while Penn State has…
This week’s VolleyMob Player of the Week, Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson, was all over the stat sheet, racking up more than six kills and three digs per set, while hitting .333 in three wins as she led her team to a 3-0 mark.
Already the school record holder in season digs with 617, Charlotte’s Yumi Garcia etched her name atop the match-record list in saves with 44 against Davidson on Tuesday.
Rachel Anderson is the Preseason C-USA Player of the Year as she looks to lead Western Kentucky to a fifth straight league title.
Junior middle blocker Rachel Anderson recorded her 1,000th career kill in Western Kentucky’s win over Charlotte in Friday’s C-USA quarterfinal match.
Conference USA has announced the 2017 Volleyball All-Conference and All-Freshman teams to signal the conclusion of the regular-season slate.