Oregon thumps WSU; Texas tops Baylor; Ok-State beats BYU once more; Citadel is 23-0


Washington’s Kiersten Barton performs the ball above libero Grace Zilbert/Stephen Burns picture

Oregon, the No. 8 crew within the VolleyballMag.com Tremendous 16 Media Ballot, repaid the favor at No. 6 Washington State, No. 5 Texas got here on robust towards Baylor, No. 9 BYU misplaced towards to Kansas State and UC Santa Barbara, which had received 11 in a row and entered the AVCA Ballot final week at No. 25, acquired knocked off by UC Irvine within the Massive West.

The Citadel improved to 23-0 after crushing Mercer within the SoCon. The Citadel performs at Western Carolina on Saturday.

Line of the day: Bowling Inexperienced misplaced its MAC match in 5 at Central Michigan, however Lauryn Hovey had 32 kills, hit .369 and had an help, three aces and 9 digs. 

The recaps and prime performances comply with, however first a have a look at Saturday’s NCAA Division I girls’s volleyball schedule.

Within the Massive Ten, No. 1 Nebraska performs host to Rutgers, Penn State is again at it when the Nittany Lions transfer over to Michigan State, AVCA No. 16 Purdue is at Illinois and Maryland is at Iowa.

The lone Massive 12 match has Oklahoma at Iowa State.

The ACC, Pac-12 and SEC are off.

Marquette places its one-game Massive East lead over St. John’s and AVCA No. 17 Creighton on the road towards visiting Connecticut. St. John’s is residence for Butler and Creighton is at Georgetown. All three swept Friday.

VBM No. 16 Dayton, which swept at George Washington Friday, is again at GW once more because the Atlantic 10-leading Flyers attempt to win their twentieth in a row.

Convention USA-leading Western Kentucky, the AVCA No. 23 crew, goes for its seventeenth in a row after making an attempt to comb at Louisiana Tech for the second straight day.

Within the Patriot League, first-place Colgate performs at Military West Level, the crew over which it holds on a one-game lead within the loss column.

And Saint Peter’s tries once more because the 0-24 Peacocks play host to Iona within the MAAC.

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Washington setter Molly Wilson will get spun round however stays within the play towards Oregon State’s Lauren Rumel/Stephen Burn picture

PAC-12: Stanford (18-2, 11-0), which swept at Arizona (6-16, 1-10), is operating away with the convention and now Arizona State (20-3, 8-3), Washington State (18-4, 8-3), an Oregon (8-3) are in a three-way tie for second. USC (13-8, 7-4) dropped a sport again.

The match of the day was at Washington State, the place Oregon got here away with a 19-25, 25-14, 25-19, 25-23 victory after beforehand getting swept by the Cougars at residence 4  weeks in the past. Oregon, rallying after down 19-13 within the fourth, acquired 13 kills from Gabby Gonzales, who had two assists, an ace, eight digs and two blocks. Kara McGhee, who hit .400 and had two blocks, and Mimi Colyer had 11 kills every. Colyer had two aces, three blocks and 9 digs. Hannah Pukis had two kills, 43 assists, three aces and 18 digs. Her crew hit .273. WSU, which hit .128, acquired 12 kills and 11 digs from Pia Timmer and 10 kills from Iman Isanovic, who had a block and 5 digs … 

Stanford hit .340 in at Arizona as Kendall Kipp had 14 kills with two errors in 22 assaults and two blocks … Arizona State swept at Cal (14-8, 3-8) behind 18 kills by Marta Levinska … Colorado (13-9, 5-6) acquired a five-set win over visiting USC, which acquired 23 kills from Skylar Fields, who had 5 aces, seven digs and three solo blocks … UCLA (12-9, 4-7) hit .363 and received in 4 at Utah (9-12, 4-7) as Anna Dodson had six kills in 10 errorless swings, an ace, a dig and 9 blocks … Oregon State (8-13, 3-8) constructed a two-game lead over Arizona within the backside of the standings with a four-set win at Washington (13-9, 4-7).

BIG TEN: Nebraska (20-0, 11-0) maintained its full sport lead over Wisconsin (19-1, 10-1) by sweeping Maryland (14-9, 4-7), as Wisconsin was sweeping Michigan State 13-9, 5-6) and Penn State (15-5, 9-2) saved tempo with its four-set win at Michigan (3-17, 1-10). 

Nebraska destroyed Maryland 25-19, 25-17, 25-8. Harper Murray had 16 kills, hit .433, and had an help, an ace, three digs and three blocks … Penn State acquired 20 kills from Camryn Hannah at Michigan … Wisconsin acquired 17 kills from Sarah Franklin at Michigan State. Franklin had one error in 32 assaults to hit .500 and had an ace, a dig and a block … Rutgers (10-11, 2-9) received in 5 at Iowa (8-15, 0-11). Alissa Kinkela had 19 kills, Anna Hartman 17 and Taylor Humphrey 16 and setter Alyssa Nayar had two kills, 58 assists, two blocks and 20 digs.

BIG 12: Texas (16-3, 11-0) was having none of it after pulling a reverse sweep towards Baylor (12-9, 6-5) on Thursday. Friday, the Longhorns received 27-25, 25-19, 25-15 for his or her eleventh victory in a row. The race behind them tightened as TCU (13-10, 6-6) beat UCF (17-5, 8-3), and BYU (18-5, 7-4) misplaced once more at Kansas State (13-8, 7-5). Kanas (16-4, 7-3) took over sole possession of third with its sweep of West Virginia (9-15, 2-9).

Texas acquired 18 kills from Madisen Skinner towards Baylor, which hit .109 … TCU’s Jalyn Gibson had a career-high 23 kills and hit .4-5 towards UCF and had three aces, two digs and two blocks … Ok-State acquired 17 kills from Aliyah Carter and 16 from Aniya Clinton, who had one error in 33 assaults, towards BYU.

ACC: Louisville (19-2, 10-1) knocked Florida State (15-8, 9-2) out of a three-way tie for first with a sweep over the visiting Seminoles. Pittsburgh (19-3, 10-1) saved tempo with a sweep of Virginia Tech (12-10, 2-9) and Georgia Tech (18-3, 9-2) stayed a sport again by surviving a wild five-set win at Boston School (14-11, 3-8).

Louisville acquired 13 kills from Aiko Jones, who hit .440 to go along with two blocks, one solo, towards FSU … Pittsburgh had 41 kills with solely two errors in 63 assaults to hit .619 towards VT. Torrey Stafford had 11 kills in 16 errorless assaults … GT received 20-25, 25-19, 25-18, 18-25, 15-9 at BC and Tamara Otene had 24 kills, an help, two aces and 10 digs … Miami (15-6, 8-3) stayed a sport again of GT with a four-set win at Notre Dame (10-9, 4-7) as Grace Lopez had 22 kills … Duke (15-8, 6-6) beat visiting NC State (16-6, 6-5) regardless of 27 kills by the Wolfpack’s Amanda Rice, who hit .440 to go along with 5 digs and three blocks, one solo … Wake Forest (16-6, 7-4) received in 4 at Virginia (8-13, 1-10) … Clemson (13-10, 4-7) swept at Syracuse (2-19, 0-11) as Adria Powell had 12 kills with one error in 20 assaults to go along with an help, an ace, a dig and two blocks, one solo.

SEC: VBM No. 10 Arkansas (19-3, 9-1) received in 4 at South Carolina (8-11, 2-8) and VBM No. 14 Kentucky (11-7, 9-1) swept at LSU (8-11, 3-6) to stay tied for the lead. 

Arkansas received 25-19, 28-30, 26-24, 25-21 as Jillian Gillen had 19 kills, two aces, 11 digs and three blocks, one solo. Zoi Evans had 9 blocks, one solo, and three blocks to go along with three kills … Kentucky acquired 11 kills every from Brooklyn DeLeye and Reagan Rutherford at LSU … Auburn (16-5, 6-4) pulled off a reverse sweep at Georgia (13-8, 4-5) behind 24 kills from Madison Scheer, who additionally had 4 blocks … Mississippi State (11-9, 4-6) swept at Alabama (10-11, 0-10).

Across the nation

The Citadel swept Mercer to get to 23-0, 11-0 within the SoCon and solely the Bulldogs and top-ranked Nebraska are left unbeaten. Ali Ruffin had 19 kills to get to 415 for the season. Ruffin hit .400 and had two assists, two blocks and 11 digs … 

Dayton hit .379 in its sweep at George Washington to enhance to 24-2, 13-0 within the A10. Lexie Almodovar had 15 kills, hit .387 and had two assists, seven digs and three blocks … 

Within the Massive East, Marquette swept Windfall as Jenna Reitsma had 13 kills with one error in 27 assaults to go along with 5 assists, an ace and 9 digs … St. John’s acquired 14 kills from Lucrezia Lodi in a sweep of Xavier Creighton hit .493 and swept at Villanova because the Bluejays had 41 kills with 5 errors in 73 assaults. Norah Sis led with 13 kills, hitting .550, to go along with an ace, seven digs and three blocks, one solo … Additionally within the Massive East, Seton Corridor beat Butler in 5 as Perri Lucas had 23 kills with two errors in 36 swings to go along with 5 blocks … 

UCSB (20-3, 10-1) nonetheless holds a two-game lead within the Massive West over Hawai’i and idle Lengthy Seashore State after shedding in 4 at UC Irvine. 4 Anteaters had 12 or extra kills, 15 by Marianna Bertolne … Hawai’i swept at CSUN as Amber Igiede had 10 kills in 13 errorless assaults and three blocks and Kennedi Evans had 10 kills with one error in 15 swings and likewise three blocks … Cal Poly received in 5 at Cal State Fullerton as Tommi Stockham had 24 kills, hitting .400, to go along with two assists, 4 aces, 10 digs and two blocks … 

WKU hit .356 and improved to 21-4, 11-0 with its Convention USA sweep at Louisiana Tech. Seven Toppers had kills, 10 by Paige Briggs … Ivy-leading Yale hit .372 in a sweep of Princeton as Audrey Leak had 13 kills with one error in 20 assaults to go along with three digs and two blocks, one solo …

In a battle of MAC leaders, the West Division’s Western Michigan (22-2, 12-0) beat the East’s Buffalo (19-5, 9-3) in 4 for its twelfth win in a row. Maggie King led with 21 kills, hitting .340 and libero Andelyn Simpkins, who had 26 digs and 6 assists, acquired her 1,five hundredth dig … The road of the day got here in Central Michigan’s five-set win over Bowling Inexperienced. CMU’s Lauryn Hovey, a 6-foot Canadian sophomore,had 32 kills with eight errors in 65 assaults to hit .369, an help, three acees and 9 digs … Japanese Michigan beat Miami in 4 as Ava Siefke had 18 kills with one error in 35 swings, 16 digs and a block … Ball State hit .433 in a sweep of Kent State as Marie Plitt had 13 kills in 18 errorless assaults … 

Within the American Athletic Convention, league-leading SMU received its seventh in a row, a sweep of UAB, whereas Wichita State fell to 2 two video games again when it misplaced in 5 at Florida Atlantic. FAU’s Valeria Rosada had 24 kills, two assists, an ace, eight digs and a block … Rice acquired a much-needed win and is a sport behind Wichita State after beating East Carolina in 5. Danyle Courtley had 20 kills, hitting .391. Libero Nia Cardell not solely had a kill, she had 27 digs, 4 assists and two aces … 

Horizon-leading Milwaukee beat visiting Youngstown State in 5 as Ari Miller had 19 kills, hit .419 and had two digs and two blocks … Tennessee Tech acquired 22 kills from Madolyn Isringhausen in its four-set OVC win over Western Illinois to go along with three aces and 15 digs … Morehead State beat UT Martin in 4 and M.E Hargan had 24 kills … In its Solar Belt four-set win at South Alabama, West-leading Troy acquired 22 kills from Amiah Butler and 21 from Tori Hester … In its sweep of Marshall, East-leading Coastal Carolina’s Jasmine Rivest had 25 kills, 14 digs and two blocks … Additionally within the Solar Belt, Texas State beat Arkansas State in 4 and setter Ryann Torres had seven kills in 13 errorless tries, 31 assists, 5 digs and 6 blocks, three solo.

Western Michigan’s Andelyn Simpkins/Ashley Huss, WMU Photographer



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