Penn St. tops Minnesota; Nebraska rallies at IU; Cincinnati, Iowa St. win


Minnesota’s Melani Shaffmaster will get as much as set towards Penn State/Christopher Mitchell photograph

No. 15 Penn State stored its Massive Ten “0” intact earlier than a hostile home of greater than 5,000 in a tense four-setter with No. 13 Minnesota in the one match involving groups ranked within the Tremendous 16 Media Ballot.

Elsewhere on a busy Saturday night time, undefeated Nebraska survived a first-set pace bump towards Indiana, which set a program attendance file at its Wilkinson Corridor; Cincinnati recorded its preliminary victory as a member of the Massive 12; whereas Iowa State, Marquette, Dayton, Virginia Commonwealth and Rice remained unbeaten of their respective conferences.

The stat line of the night time went to Xavier’s Carrigan O’Reilly, who scored the profitable kill in a 17-15 fifth set throughout a Massive East victory at Georgetown. That punctuated an effort that noticed the Musketeers setter rap 10 kills on 21 makes an attempt (with one error), dish out 35 assists, make 11 digs and get 4 blocks (one solo). The triple-double was the third of the graduate pupil’s profession. O’Reilly grew to become the one lively D-I setter to have reached the milestones of 500 kills and 1,000 digs.

The recaps and prime performances comply with, however first a take a look at Sunday’s NCAA Division I ladies’s volleyball schedule because the calendar turns to October.

The large match of the day is in Eugene, the place Washington State, the No. 6 workforce within the Tremendous 16 Media Ballot, tackles No. 7 Oregon in a key Pac-12 showdown. Additionally within the Pac-12, No. 3 Stanford is dwelling towards Arizona, Utah is at UCLA, Arizona State tries to bounce again from its first defeat when it travels to Cal and Colorado is at USC.

A full slate within the ACC sees Louisville, No. 5 within the VBM Tremendous 16, play at NC State. No. 9 Pittsburgh hosts Syracuse, No. 12 Georgia Tech visits Wake Forest, Boston Faculty is at Virginia, Virginia Tech is at Clemson, North Carolina is at Miami and Duke is at Florida State.

High-ranked Wisconsin heads the Massive Ten schedule when the Badgers are dwelling for Michigan. Maryland is at Ohio State, Rutgers is at Michigan State, and Purdue is dwelling for Northwestern.

Within the SEC, No. 4 Florida is at South Carolina, No. 11 Tennessee is at Ole Miss, Georgia is at Auburn in a match televised on ESPN2 at 1 p.m. Japanese, Missouri is at Texas A&M, Kentucky goes to Alabama and Mississippi State is at LSU.

No. 16 Creighton has a house Massive East take a look at towards Seton Corridor. The lone Massive 12 match pits Baylor towards host Iowa State.Within the AAC, Wichita State visits SMU (ESPNU, 1 p.m. Japanese).

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BIG TEN: No. 15 Penn State (10-3, 4-0) floor out a four-set victory on the highway towards No. 13 Minnesota (6-2, 2-2), disappointing a crowd of 5,312 on the Maturi Pavilion. A kill by Allie Holland and an errant swing by the Gophers’ Mckenna Wucherer closed out a nail-biting 28-26 fourth set that was tied 12 occasions and noticed 5 lead adjustments. Jess Mruzik led the Nittany Lions with 21 kills, two aces and 15 digs. … A program-record 2,632 followers jammed Wilkinson Corridor and for one wonderful set they have been blissful Hoosiers. However No. 2 Nebraska (13-0, 4-0) righted the ship towards Indiana (12-5, 2-2) after dropping the opener by two factors and sweating out the second 25-23. The Cornhuskers received the final two units 25-15, 25-19. Typical suspects Merritt Beason (22 kills) and Harper Murray (17 kills) stepped up on the pins for the victors. Senior center Savannah Kjolhede helped preserve the Hoosiers within the match with 10 kills on a .643 hitting proportion and 4 blocks. … Illinois (7-7, 2-2) took care of enterprise earlier than 2,109 partisans at Huff Corridor with a sweep of Iowa (8-8, 0-4), though the guests did push the primary and third units to 28-26 scores. Raina Terry rained 19 kills on the Hawkeyes.

BIG 12: New convention member Cincinnati (8-5, 1-2) recorded its historic first league victory, taking down host Kansas State (8-5, 2-2) 25-21, 18-25, 25-16, 25-19 earlier than 3,044 disenchanted Wildcats followers. Freshman Zeta Washington’s 12 kills on .409 hitting with two aces and 4 block assists loomed giant for the Bearcats. Junior setter Katelyn Lefler contributed 36 assists, 10 digs and 5 blocks. … Iowa State (12-2, 3-0) stayed good within the Massive 12 however required 5 units to take down visiting Baylor (6-6, 0-2), pulling out the tiebreaker 15-8. A crowd of two,325 in Ames went dwelling blissful when,  within the fifth, the Cyclones hit .533 and Nayeli Gonzalez ripped six of her 24 kills. … At Kansas (12-2, 3-1), 1,488 watched the Jayhawks prime Houston (7-5, 0-3) in three. Reagan Cooper pounded 15 kills on 25 swings with out an error. … Host West Virginia (7-9) was pushed to 5 by unbiased Chicago State (8-5) earlier than prevailing 15-11 within the deciding set.

BIG EAST: After takings its lumps throughout a frightening pre-conference schedule that included losses to Purdue, Kansas, Pitt, Tennessee and Wisconsin, Marquette (7-7, 3-0) has discovered momentum in league play. The Warriors pushed their profitable streak to 3 with a four-set rating over host UConn (5-10, 0-3). Aubrey Hamilton led the best way with 13 kills, two aces, two blocks and 7 digs. … Visiting Xavier (10-5, 3-1) pulled out a five-set reverse sweep over Georgetown (11-5, 2-2), 17-15 within the fifth. A solo block by Caroline Speelman and a kill by setter Carrigan O’Reilly (11 kills, .429 hitting, 35 assists, 11 digs) sealed the deal for the Musketeers. … Jill Pressly’s 21 kills and 10 digs keyed a highway sweep by DePaul (9-5, 2-1) over Windfall (6-0, 0-3). … Butler swept host Villanova.

ATLANTIC 10: Host Dayton (15-2) improved to 4-0 within the convention after sweeping Fordham (10-4, 1-3) for the second consecutive match, holding the Rams to .031 hitting. The Flyers, who’ve received 10 in a row, dialed up 12 aces, 4 by Taylor Russell. … Virginia Commonwealth (7-7) additionally remained good in 4 A10 matches with a four-set victory over visiting Duquesne. Jasmine Knight ripped 16 kills and made six block assists. … Loyola-Chicago (4-11, 2-2) pulled off a highway sweep towards Davidson (10-4, 2-2) behind Anna Feldkamp’s 9 kills on an errorless 17 swings and eight blocks (three solo). … George Washington picked up its first A10 victory, topping visiting Rhode Island in three. Liv Womble notched 15 kills on .481 hitting. … Carlie Rodgers had 22 digs and three aces in a sweep by Saint Louis over host George Mason.

AMERICAN ATHLETIC: Emilia Weske cracked 19 kills with 4 blocks (one solo) and 6 digs as Rice (11-4, 5-0) swept visiting Texas-San Antonio (8-8, 1-4). …  Behind the 1-2 punch of Adrianna Beckham (22 kills on .613 hitting) and Valeria Rosado (21 kills, 17 digs), Florida Atlantic (10-8, 2-3) recorded a highway upset of East Carolina (12-4, 3-2) in a four-setter, 26-24 within the fourth. … South Florida went to 4-1 within the AAC with a sweep of visiting UAB. Buse Hasan logged 17 kills and two aces… Host Charlotte defeated Memphis in 4.

Pepperdine’s Emily Helmuth assaults within the Waves’ sweep of San Francisco/Jeff Golden photograph

Across the nation

UC Santa Barbara (14-2) and UC Davis (9-5) remained atop the Massive West standings at 4-0. UCSB demolished UC Irvine in three lopsided units, hitting at a .408 clip whereas limiting the guests to .024. … UC Davis wanted 4 to place away host Cal State Northridge. … HawaiiCal Poly and UC Riverside stored tempo at 3-1 within the Massive West with victories over host UC San Diego (a sweep), visiting Cal State Fullerton (4 units)  and host Cal State Bakersfield (in 4), respectively.

In Missouri Valley Convention motion, Kira Fallert’s 17 kills and 10 digs propelled host Northern Iowa (10-6, 4-0) to a four-set conquer Illinois-Chicago (12-6, 3-2). … Host Southern Illinois moved to 3-1 within the Valley, topping Indiana State in a four-setter. … Illinois State received on the highway in three towards Belmont … Kate Owens’ 20 digs helped Missouri State publish a home-court sweep over Evansville. … Host Murray State swept Bradley.

Meg Brown collected 11 kills on .556 hitting with 4 blocks as host Pepperdine (8-6) improved to 4-0 within the West Coast Convention, sweeping San Francisco. … Additionally within the WCC, visiting Loyola Marymount topped Gonzaga, host Pacific crunched Santa Clara and San Diego blasted host Portland, all in sweeps.

Ball State is 4-0 within the Mid-American Convention after dumping host Japanese Michigan in three. … Unbeaten in three MAC matches is Toledo, a four-set victor at Central Michigan. … Buffalo went to 3-1, defeating visiting Ohio U. in 4 units. … Additionally 3-1 is Northern Illinois, which tripped visiting Miami of Ohio in 5.

North Carolina Wilmington has opened the Coastal Athletic (CAA) season with 5 victories, however was prolonged to 5 (15-12 within the tie-breaker) on its dwelling court docket by Campbell. … Within the Horizon League, Milwaukee and Inexperienced Bay are 4-0. The previous received in 4 at Youngstown State and its Badger State rival to the north took a four-setter at Robert Morris. … Host Yale prevailed in 4 over Princeton to go to 3-0 within the Ivy League.



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