NCAA volleyball information — together with wins by Dayton, WKU, Wyoming — notes, polls, photographs


Utah Tech’s Kennedi Knudsen dials in as she blasts the ball previous the Southern Utah block of Allison Rohrer/Stan Plewe, Utah Tech Athletics

Dayton, the No. 20 group within the AVCA high 25, Western Kentucky and Wyoming have been among the many winners Tuesday in NCAA Division I ladies’s volleyball.

Information, notes, Monday’s and Tuesday’s outcomes and high performances, observe, plus a exceptional photograph, however first a have a look at Wednesday’s schedule.

There are two Large Ten matches when top-ranked Wisconsin goes to Iowa and Illinois is at AVCA No. 19 Purdue.

Tennessee, the No. 10 group within the Tremendous 16 Media Ballot, is at Alabama. The opposite SEC match has No. 13 Arkansas at LSU.

The lone Large 12 match has UCF at Texas Tech. 

The one ACC match has Florida State at Miami, whereas the Pac-12 is idle.

Different matches embody DePaul at Marquette within the Large East, Western Kentucky is again at Liberty after sweeping their Convention USA match Tuesday, and likewise in CUSA UTEP is at NM State.

AVCA POLL: The one two unbeatens in high 25 stay 1-2, Wisconsin and Nebraska, adopted by Stanford, which stayed No. 3 within the AVCA Division I Ladies’s Volleyball Ballot. Simply as in our Tremendous 16 Media Ballot, Washington State jumped to No. 4 and Oregon, which misplaced to WSU, nonetheless moved up a spot to No. 5.

Nobody dropped out. Click on right here to see the full AVCA high 25.

VBM SUPER 16: In case you missed it, week two had the identical end result as the primary on the high of the Tremendous 16 Media Ballot: Wisconsin edged Nebraska by one level for the No. 1 spot. However there was fairly a little bit of motion inside the highest 16, though nobody dropped out. Most importantly, Washington State moved up two spots to No. 4 and Texas is up two spots to No. 8. Click on right here to see the story and full ballot.

AVCA POW: The nationwide participant of the week is Yale junior exterior Audrey Leak, the primary participant from that program to win the consideration. Leak averaged 6.71 kills per set and hit .482 when Yale swept Penn and beat Princeton in 4. 

MONDAY: Southern Illinois improved to 12-4, 4-1 within the Missouri Valley because the Salukis gained in 4 at Missouri State. Nataly Garcia had 20 kills and Annabelle Sulish 19 … Utah Tech swept its WAC match with visiting Southern Utah as Kennedi Knudsen had 19 kills, hitting .469 … Within the SWAC, Texas Southern swept Alcorn as Kennedy Reed had 13 kills and hit .478 and Prairie View beat Southern in 4 behind 16 kills from Bailee Hewitt.

TUESDAY: Datyon improved to 16-2, 5-0 within the Atlantic 10, with 25-21, 25-10, 25-21 sweep at Duquesne. Lexie Almodovar had 18 kills, hit .317 and added an help, an ace, two blocks and 10 digs. Karissa Kaminski had 23 kills and 5 assists. Almodovar is tied for third on the NCAA  whole kills record … Additionally within the A10, VCU swept visiting Davidson behind 16 kills by Jasmine Knight, who had one error in 23 assaults and eight blocks, two solo, and Loyola Chicago swept at Saint Louis

Western Kentucky is 13-4, 3-0 in Convention USA after hitting .430 in a sweep at Liberty. The Toppers, who had 38 kills with simply 4 errors in 79 assaults, bought 16 kills from Paige Briggs, who was errorless in 24 assaults. She additionally had 5 aces. Kaylee Cox had 15 kills with no errors in 29 swings … Additionally in CUSA, UTEP gained in 4 at NM State, Louisiana Tech did the identical at Sam Houston, and FIU beat visiting Center Tennessee in 5 as 5 gamers had 9 or extra kills, 13 by Yasso Amin, who hit .321 and had two assists, 5 aces, three digs and 7 blocks, two solo … 

Wyoming (12-4, 1-4) bought its first Mountain West win by beating visiting Colorado State (8-9, 2-3). Each group within the Mountain West has no less than one convention loss after 4 matches. Wyoming’s Tierney Barlow had 15 kills and hit .440 to go along with an ace, three digs and three blocks, one solo. Rylee Schulz had 14 kills, an help, 10 digs and a blocks, and Corin Carruth had 13 kills and 4 blocks within the 25-22, 25-23, 19-25, 26-24 victory. CSU’s Kennedy Stanford had 14 kills, an ace and eight digs … 

Inexperienced Bay gained its Horizon League match in 4 at Milwaukee as Tiffany Paalman had 15 kills with two errors in 25 swings. The Phoenix, plagued earlier by inuries, have gained 5 in a row, all in HL play.

Lastly, try this unbelievable shot by Jim Wolf from final week’s Hawai’i-at-Lengthy Seashore match as Seashore setter Zayna Meyer contorts whereas falling backwards:

Lengthy Seashore setter Zayna Meyer with the Matrix-style dig/Jim Wolf photograph



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