Check out all the matches to follow today featuring NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams and how to follow the matches live.
No. 5/6 Pepperdine (3-0, 0-0 MPSF) vs. No. 10/10 UC Santa Barbara (3-1, 0-0 Big West)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Malibu, CA
Follow live: Live stats, In-Match tweets, Live Video What to know: Two nights after playing one of the most thrilling matches of the early season, Pepperdine and UC Santa Barbara will meet again, this time in Malibu on the Waves’ home court. No. 5/6 Pepperdine has started the season strong, and enters the match with a perfect 3-0 mark, highlighted by a reverse sweep Wednesday night at UCSB. Offensively, the Waves are led by a three-headed monster of Michael Wexter, Kaleb Denmark, and All-American David Wieczorek, who are each averaging over 3.5 kills per set. Noah Dyer leads the defense with a even 2.0 digs per set, while transfer middle blocker Kevin Vas is averaging 0.90 blocks per set. Setters Robert Mullahey and Brendin Chandler have led the offense to a .333 hitting efficiency. No. 10/10 UC Santa Barbara enters the match with a 3-1 record, their lone blemish being the five-set loss to the Waves on Wednesday. Offensively, The Gauchos are led by outside attackers Corey Chavers 3.38 kills per set and freshman Ryan Wilcox 2.60 kills per set. Junior opposite Keenan Sanders has pounded 24 kills at an astonishing .514 clip. As a team, the Gauchos are hitting .342 on the season, led by Casey McGarry who has handed out 8.50 assists per set. Hayden Boehle, who was just named Off the Block National Libero of the Week, is averaging a steller 2.56 digs per set.