Check out all the matches today involving NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams and how to follow them live.
No. 1/1 UCLA (8-0, 4-0 MPSF) vs. No. 2/2 Long Beach State (6-1, 3-1 MPSF)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Los Angeles
Follow live: Live stats, Online video, Radio feed, In-match tweets
What to know: Two of the most dynamic offenses in the nation will face each other in a conference match-up as No. 1/1 UCLA plays host to No. 2/2 Long Beach State. Both the Bruins and 49ers enter this match having more than a .300 attack percentage. UCLA is among the MPSF leaders with a .319 attack percentage and is one of the first teams in the modern history of college men’s volleyball to run a 6-2 offense. Long Beach State is also hitting .345 attack percentage, including having a .347 attack percentage in a sweep against No. 3/3 BYU on Saturday. This match will also feature the two top freshmen setters so far this season. UCLA setter Micah Ma’a in the 6-2 offense is averaging 5.76 assists per game and has double-digit kills in three matches so far this season. Long Beach State setter Josh Tuaniga is second in the MPSF with an 11.48 assists per game average and was named the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Freshman of the Week after helping his team split a two-match series against BYU during the weekend. Along with Tuaniga, freshman outside attacker TJ DeFalco is second in the conference averaging 4.46 kills per game, while freshman outside attacker Kyle Ensing is second in the conference with a 2.42 digs per game average. The Bruins enter this match in sole possession of first place in the MPSF and are one of seven remaining undefeated teams in the nation. UCLA middle attacker Mitch Stahl is in the MPSF top 10 with both a 1.35 blocks per game average and a .495 attack percentage. In addition, Long Beach State middle attacker Taylor Gregory has a conference-best .743 attack percentage and one attack error this season.
McKendree (0-0, 0-0 MIVA) vs. Missouri Baptist (3-0)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Lebanon, Illinois
Follow live: Live stats