Before any postseason brackets can get busted in April there are several matches tonight that could go a long way to determining the teams and match-ups in those brackets.
No. 4 Pepperdine playing host to No. 6 BYU highlights the slate of matches with both teams need a win to move up in the conference standings. In addition, No. 7 USC will attempt to bounce-back from an upset loss earlier in the week as travels to No. 9 Long Beach State. Continue reading →
First place is not only on the line in one conference but in three conferences tonight.
No. 3 UC Irvine will try to take sole possession of first place in the MPSF as it travels to play No. 5 Pepperdine. In addition, Pfeiffer and Erskine will play each other in a possible preview of the Conference Carolinas championship match. Continue reading →
It’s weeks before the conference tournament begins but several matches tonight could have a significant effect on the postseason seeding.
No. 2 Lewis faces a must-win match to remain in sole possession of first place in the MIVA as it travels to play No. 11 Ohio State. In addition, No. 9 UC Santa Barbara and No. 10 UCLA will play each other with both teams needing a win to move a step closer to solidify a berth in the MPSF Tournament. Continue reading →
It’s the start to the second half of the college men’s volleyball season — when the real March Madness begins.
No. 5 Hawai’i and No. 6 Pepperdine highlight the slate of matches tonight as both teams try to get a signature victory and remain in contention for a conference title. In addition, No. 9 UCLA will look to further solidify its chances at a postseason berth as it plays No. 10 Long Beach State. Continue reading →
All-American middle attacker Tyler Averill had both a match-high 14 kills and nine blocks as No. 6 Hawai’i defeated No. 10 Long Beach State 25-22, 24-26, 25-14, 25-22 on Friday in Long Beach, California.
Averill in the conference victory led all players with a .545 attack percentage to help the Rainbow Warriors out-hit the 49ers .224 to .126. In addition, the win moves Hawai’i into a tie with No. 5 Pepperdine for third place in MPSF and a half-match out of first place. Continue reading →
The team match-ups don’t get much better than this during the regular season.
No. 5 BYU will play host to No. 13 Ball State in a showdown between two of the top blocking teams in the nation. In addition, No. 3 UC Irvine will look to continue its recent offensive dominance as it plays No. 9 UCLA. Continue reading →
The college men’s volleyball spotlight is focused on the Midwest tonight with several teams looking to make statement victories
No. 1 Loyola playing host to Penn State highlights the slate of matches tonight. In addition, Ball State and Ohio State will reignite their long-time rivalry dating back to 1960 with both teams vying for a critical conference victory. Continue reading →