Texas reverse sweeps Baylor; Ok-State stuns BYU; Waves rule; massive Friday slate forward


Kansas State’s Alyyah Carter hits in opposition to the BYU block/Will Huster Images

That is the final time Texas and Baylor play as members of the Massive 12.

We are able to solely hope that after Texas strikes to the SEC subsequent yr, the Longhorns nonetheless play their rivals from Waco.

Thursday night time, Texas, the No. 5 workforce within the VolleyballMag.com Tremendous 16 Media Ballot, pulled off a reverse sweep in opposition to the visiting Bears, No. 20 within the AVCA prime 25.

And so they play once more Friday in Gregory Gymnasium.

There was an enormous Massive 12 upset when No. 9 BYU not solely misplaced at Kansas State, however acquired swept in a match that wasn’t shut. Ok-State hadn’t crushed a top-10 workforce in 20 years. 

Pepperdine stayed unbeaten within the West Coast Convention with its thirteenth win in a row and Purdue swept Minnesota within the Massive Ten.

Recaps and prime performances comply with, however first a have a look at Friday’s NCAA Division I girls’s volleyball schedule, a slate punctuated with some actually key matches.

Begin with the Massive 12, the place Baylor is again at Texas and BYU is again at Ok-State. VBM No. 16 Kansas is dwelling for West Virginia after sweeping the Mountaineers on Thursday, and there’s one other essential battle for each groups when TCU performs at UCF after dropping their in 4 Thursday. TCU is No. 53 within the NCAA RPI and UCF 37.

Not one of the ranked groups within the ACC play one another, however all are in motion and that features a massive one in Louisville, the place the No. 4 Cardinals play host to unranked Florida State. They’re each tied for the ACC lead with No. 7 Pittsburgh, which is dwelling for Virginia Tech. No. 11 Georgia Tech — one recreation off the lead — is at Boston School, Miami is at Notre Dame, Wake Forest is at Virginia, NC State is at Duke and Clemson is at Syracuse.

There’s an enormous Pac-12 showdown when No. 8 Oregon goes to No 6 Washington State. Third-ranked Stanford is at Arizona, AVCA No. 21 Arizona State is dwelling for Cal, USC goes to Colorado, UCLA is at Utah and Oregon State is at Washington.

The SEC reveals No. 10 Arkansas at South Carolina, No. 14 Kentucky at LSU, AVCA No. 24 Auburn at Georgia and Mississippi State at Alabama.

Three of the Massive Ten’s ranked groups are in motion as No. 1 Nebraska is dwelling for Maryland, No. 2 Wisconsin is at Michigan State, No. 13 Penn State is at Michigan and Rutgers is at Iowa.

Marquette, which holds a one-game lead over Creighton and St. John’s within the Massive East, is dwelling for Windfall, whereas AVCA No. 17 Creighton is at Villanova and St. John’s is dwelling for Xavier.

No. 16 Dayton, 23-2, 12-0 within the Atlantic 10 and using an 18-match profitable streak, begins a two-match set at George Washington.

AVCA No. 23 WKU, 20-4, 10-0 in Convention USA and on a 15-match profitable streak, goes to Louisiana Tech for back-to-back matches.

UCSB, 20-2, 10-0 within the Massive West and on an 11-match profitable streak, is at UC Irvine.

Yale, which holds a two-game Ivy League lead over Princeton, goes to the Tigers.

Wish to watch? Now we have the conference-by-conference schedule with viewing hyperlinks for any match that’s being proven in our VolleyballMag.com TV & Streaming Listings.

BIG 12: Texas (15-3, 10-) was up in opposition to it earlier than rallying for a 21-25, 27-29, 25-11, 25-11, 15-10 win over visiting Baylor (12-8, 6-4). Madisen Skinner led the Longhorns with 22 kills, three assists, two aces, a block and 19 digs. Jenna Wenaas had 20 kills, two assists, two blocks and two digs. Ella Swindle had eight kills in 16 tries, hit .375, and had 42 assists, an ace, two blocks and 12 digs. Texas hit .276 because the Longhorns gained their tenth in a row.

Baylor’s Elise McGhee had 17 kills, a block and 6 digs. Riley Simpson had 16 kills and 5 digs and Allie Szech had 12 kills, an help, 4 blocks and 4 digs. Averi Carlson had 43 assists, two blocks and 14 digs. Her workforce hit .138 … 

Kansas State (15-4, 6-3) stayed within the hunt for second place with its 25-18, 25-16, 25-19 win over visiting BYU (18-4, 7-3) because the Wildcats hit .382. Aliyah Carter had 18 kills, hit .317, and had an help, an ace, a solo block and 10 digs. Aniya Clinton had 13 kills in 19 errorless swings to hit .684 and had an help, two blocks and two digs. BYU, which hit .075, acquired 12 kills from Erin Livingston … 

UCF (17-4, 8-2) beat visiting TCU (12-10, 5-6) in 4 as Emily Wilson had 15 kills and Lauren Clark 12. Abby Hansen had 9 kills and 7 blocks, one solo. TCU, which acquired 23 kills from Audrey Nalls, has misplaced 4 in a row. Nalls had one error in 46 swings and hit .478 to go along with an ace, 12 digs and a block … 

Kansas (15-4, 6-3) hit .379 in its sweep of West Virginia (9-14, 2-8). Ayah Elnady had 12 kills and Reagan Cooper 11 with one error in 21 assaults.

WCC: Pepperdine (14-6, 10-0) swept Saint Mary’s and stayed two video games up on Loyola Marymount (15-5, 8-2), which acquired an enormous win and broke its tie with San Diego (11-9, 7-3). 

Pepperdine gained its thirteenth in a row with its 25-14, 25-20, 25-17 victory. Grace Chillingsworth had 16 kills, hit .324 and had two aces, three blocks and eight digs. Emily Hellmuth had 10 kills, hit .318 and had 4 blocks … LMU gained 23-25, 25-15, 25-6, 25-22 at USD. Kari Geissberger led with 13 kills, an ace, two blocks and 6 digs … Santa Clara (10-12, 2-8) gained in 5 at Gonzaga (3-17, 0-9) and acquired 20 kills from Elena Radeff, who had three aces, 16 digs and a solo block … Portland (8-14, 3-7) beat visiting San Francisco (9-13, 3-7) in 5 as Maui Robins and Lia Hawken had 15 kills every.

Across the nation

In the one Massive Ten match of the day, AVCA No. 16 Purdue (14-6, 8-3) swept visiting Minnesota (10-9, 6-5) because the Boilermakers hit .390 within the 28-26, 25-23, 25-16 victory. Eva Hudson had 17 kills with three errors in 36 assaults to hit .389 and Chloe Chicoine had 11 kills with one error in 30 swings. Minnesota’s Taylor Landfair had 16 kills … 

Within the Massive Sky, Sacramento State (16-8, 9-1) hit .429 and constructed its result in two video games by sweeping at Northern Colorado (10-10, 5-4), whereas Weber State (14-7, 7-3) acquired swept at Jap Washington (10-12, 4-6). Ellie Tisko had 19 kills for Sac State and hit .500 to go along with an help, 4 digs and a block …. 

Utah State (17-5, 10-1) maintained its two-game lead within the Mountain West over New Mexico (16-6, 8-3). Utah State gained in 5 at Colorado State as Tatum Stall had 19 kills, hit .316 and had an ace, 11 digs and two blocks, one solo. CSU’s Malaya Jones had 22 kills … New Mexico beat visiting San Diego State in 4. Kaitlynn Biassou led with 17 kills … Boise State fell a recreation behind New Mexico when it was swept at Wyoming 

Southland-leading Southeastern Louisiana (22-4, 13-1) hit .397 and stayed a recreation forward of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (17-8, 12-1) within the win column as each swept. SLU beat Nicholls as Kailin Newsome had 12 kills with one error in 21 swings to go along with an help, seven of the Lions’ 12 aces, 5 digs and three blocks. TAMUCC beat Houston Christian as Kyndal Payne had 19 kills, hit .375 and had 12 digs and a block. Leah Stoltus had 14 kills with no errors in 30 assaults … 

Denver pulled to a recreation behind idle Omaha in The Summit League with a five-set win over St. Thomas. Cadi Boyer had 15 kills, hit .543 and had six digs and three blocks. Gianna Bartalo had 24 digs, 5 assists and two aces … 

South Alabama (18-5, 9-2) acquired an enormous win within the Solar Belt West Division by sweeping first-place Troy (12-9, 10-1). Niki Capizzi, who had 5 kills with one error in 12 assaults, had 10 blocks, two solo, to go along with two aces and three digs … 

Stephen F. Austin (22-3, 11-0) and Grand Canyon (17-5. 10-1) stayed 1-2 within the WAC as SFA gained in 4 at UTRGV and GCU swept visiting Utah Tech. SFA. which has gained 11 in a row, acquired 15 kills from Camryn Hill and 10 from Isabella Ortiz, who hit .444 to go along with two aces, a dig and 5 blocks, one solo. GCU, on a five-match profitable streak, acquired 16 kills from Tatum Parrott, who hit .483, and had two aces, 15 digs and two blocks … In Tarleton State’s five-set WAC win at Seattle U, Rajini Fitzmorris had 22 kills, hit .375 and had an help, 9 digs and two blocks … 

Ava McInnes had 15 kills and hit .419 for UC San Diego in a Massive West sweep at UC Davis. Lengthy Seashore State gained its Massive West match at UC Riverside in 4 as Kameron Bacon had seven kills with one error in 16 assaults and 9 blocks. Additionally within the Massive West, CSUN beat CSU Bakersfield in 4 and Leah Miller had 21 kills, hitting .450 and Perri Starkey had 17 kills, hitting .424 with 18 digs … 

Bowling Inexperienced swept at Jap Michigan in the one MAC match as Kat Mandly had 17 kills, hitting .368, to go along with two assists, 4 digs and a block … In Tennessee Tech’s four-set Ohio Valley win at Western Illinois, Bella Powell had 21 kills, hit .400 and had three aces, 14 digs and a block … Western Carolina gained in 5 at Mercer and Ali Morris had 20 kills within the SoCon match, hitting .383 to go along with seven assists, two aces, 19 digs and a block. Kyla Quigley had 20 kills for Mercer to go along with an help, an ace, 11 digs and two blocks … Additionally within the SoCon, Chattanooga swept UNC Greensboro and Morgan Romano had 13 kills with one error in 21 assaults to go along with two aces, eight digs and two blocks.



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