Following a week of upsets, Michigan’s Carly Skjodt has been named the AVCA Player of the Week for her role in the team’s wins over top-25 teams.
After a big week of NCAA volleyball, conferences have deemed their top players of the week.
Junior middle blocker McKyla Brooks nearly doubled her season output in kills and blocks per set in Stony Brook’s upset wins over top seeded Albany and No. 2 seed Binghamton en route to the America East Tournament Championship and NCAA berth.
No. 12 USC has two Top 25 matches on tap for Week 14, with second place in the Pac-12 on the line. Meanwhile, No. 1 Penn State faces No. 7 Minnesota and No. 18 Wisconsin with the Big Ten title up for grabs.
Eleven Big Ten volleyball teams are ranked in the top 50 of the NCAA RPI as of Monday, including six of the top 25: No. 4 Penn State, No. 6 Nebraska, No. 7 Minnesota, No. 10 Wisconsin, No. 17 Michigan State, No. 25 Purdue, No. 28 Illinois, No. 30 Michigan, No. 42 Ohio State, No. 46 Iowa and No. 47 Maryland.
The following is an interview with a high-level volleyball official, Bill Thornburgh, who took time to talk with VolleyMob about his experience with the Challenge Review System.
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Michigan State is on the road for the final week of the regular season, heading to Indiana to take on both Purdue and the Hoosiers.
Ohio State is sliding, Iowa is rising and where exactly does Maryland fit in? The Big Ten uncertainty dominates our next round of tournament projections.
Indiana volleyball is getting a new home, with a scheduled move in date of September 2018. IU officially broke ground on the state-of-the-art, 3,000-seat multi-use facility dubbed Wilkinson Hall, on Nov. 10.
Wichita State and Cal Poly were the latest teams to sew up automatic NCAA Tournament berths due to regular season titles, each doing so last weekend.
Penn State held down the No. 1 spot in the AVCA poll for the sixth-straight week, while the remainder of the top six remained in tact.
Vote-getter Oregon State completed its first season sweep of the Washington schools since 1985, while unranked Michigan downed two Top 25 foes in No. 10 Michigan State and No. 18 Purdue.
Kentucky takes over the top spot for the first time as Penn State slides to #4; RPI Poll (Nov. 20)
Cornhuskers improve to 16-1 in Big Ten play with road win over Ohio State.
It’s a midweek outing for the Ohio State women’s volleyball team as it prepares for the final road trip of the regular season.
Baylor continues to ascend the rankings – this time to the top 10 – with others losing and a hot streak continuing; VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Week 14)
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