All-American opposite Gabi Garcia Fernandez finished with match-high 22 kills on a .439 attack percentage as No. 8/7 BYU rallied from a one-game deficit to beat Princeton 19-25, 25-14, 22-25, 25-21, 15-10 on Thursday in Provo, Utah.
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Check out Off the Block associate editor Jonathan Bates’ postmatch interview with libero Corry Short after Princeton lost to No. 8/7 BYU in five games on Thursday.
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Check out Off the Block special contributor Rae Loverde’s postmatch interview with opposite Rado Parapunov after No. 2/2 Hawai’i swept McKendree on Thursday.
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Outside attacker Stijn van Tilburg had a match-high 18 kills and zero attack errors while hitting .750 as No. 2/2 Hawai’i swept McKendree 25-10, 25-19, 25-18 on Thursday at the BYU Invitational.
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Check out Off the Block’s postmatch interview with George Mason opposite Hayden Wagner and Pepperdine outside attacker Kaleb Denmark following No. 6/6 Pepperdine’s win against George Mason on Tuesday.
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No. 11 USC needed five games to pull out a victory in the second match of the Big Ten/Pac-12 challenge on Friday.
The Trojans out-hit the Nittany Lions .377 to .256 and were led by opposite Ryan Moss’s season-best 23 kills (on a .513 attack percentage). Penn State was paced by Brett Wildman’s 16 kills from off the bench.
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Check out Off the Block special contributor Rae Loverde postmatch interview with USC opposite Ryan Moss after USC beat Penn State in five games on Friday.
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McKendree needed five games but on Sunday it pulled off its first victory against Ohio State in program history.
The Bearcats were led by middle attacker Lucas Galifos’s 10 kills (.600 attack percentage) and his career-high seven blocks. Outside attacker Brendan Dunn chipped in with a double-double (12 kills and 10 digs).
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Check out Off the Block’s postmatch interviews with setter Joe Worsley and assistant coach Milan Zarkovic after No. 2/2 Hawai’i swept No. 3/3 UC Irvine on Saturday.
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Setter Joe Worsley guided No. 2/2 Hawai’i to a .529 attack percentage as it beat No. 3/3 UC Irvine 25-13, 25-22, 25-20 on Saturday in Irvine, California, to complete the two-match series sweep.
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