January 26, 2023

NCAA volleyball: Top men’s teams all win; one women’s job filled, another opens

Penn Condition went down 24-24 in the 1st established against Pepperdine in Austin, Texas, on Friday, but then the fourth-rated Nittany Lions came back again to defeat the No. 5 Waves 26-24, 25-18, 19-25, 25-14. In the Initial Stage Collegiate Problem nightcap, No. 15 Lewis also was down 24-22 in the 1st established in advance of profitable, but in this 1 No. 8 Stanford in the end came away with a 24-26, 25-23, 25-20, 25-22 victory.

Other winners incorporated major-ranked Hawai’i, No. 2 UCLA, No. 3 Extensive Beach State and No, 6 Ball Condition. 

A recap of Friday’s motion follows, and there were being two NCAA women’s coaching moves, but to start with a search at what is occurring Saturday in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball.

They are again at it once again in the Texas capitol for the second day of the Initially Issue Collegiate Problem when Pepperdine performs Lewis and Stanford plays Penn Point out.

Among the other matches on the plan are UC San Diego at UCLA, Very long Beach Point out at George Mason and UC Irvine at Concordia Irvine.

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Penn State (5-) of the EIVA strike .400 and conquer earlier unbeaten Pepperdine (4-1) of the MPSF. Its Penn State’s ideal start due to the fact 2009. John Kerr experienced 20 kills with four errors in 39 attacks. He additional two helps, three blocks and five digs, Michal Kowal experienced 11 kills with one mistake in 16 assaults, two helps, 4 aces, 4 digs and 3 blocks, a single solo, and Toby Ezeonu had 10 kills in 20 errorless assaults. Brett Wildman, very last year’s EIVA player of the calendar year, produced his period debut with seven kills and eight digs. Jaylen Jasper led Pepperdine with 21 kills — eight in the third set — as he hit .368 and experienced an ace and 6 digs …

Stanford (5-) bought a career-large 21 kills from Theo Snowy in its get above Lewis (3-3). Snoey experienced 5 problems in 32 assaults and strike .500 to go with two aces, seven digs and two blocks. 

Pepperdine’s Max Roquet led the Flyers with 18 kills … 

Hawai’i (4-) swept browsing Saint Francis (-4). The Greek pair of Dimitrios Mouchlias and Spyros Chakas had 14 kills kills each individual … Very long Beach front Point out (3-) swept LIU (3-2) at George Mason in Virginia. Prolonged Beach experienced 35 kills with 7 glitches in 66 swings to hit .424. Spencer Olivier experienced 10 kills with a single mistake in 16 assaults … UCLA (5-) swept visiting No. 12 UC Santa Barbara (1-6) immediately after escaping 32-30 in the first set. The Bruins gained the following two 25-17, 25-21. Grant Sloan had 11 kills and Ethan Champlin, Alex Knight and Merrick McHenry experienced 10 kills each … 

Ball Point out (1-2) hit .542 and swept Harvard (2-1). The Cardinals had 45 kills and six faults in 72 assaults. Tinaishe Ndavazocheva led with 10 kills … No. 7 UC Irvine (5-) swept traveling to Concordia (3-2). Francesco Sani had 16 kills and hit .419 to go with an ace, 6 digs and three blocks … 

Among the other success Friday, Loyola Chicago swept NJIT BYU swept Fairleigh Dickinson Adrian defeat Alderson Broaddus in 5, Quincy obtained swept 2 times, by Lincoln Memorial and Charleston Hiram conquer Kentucky Condition in four Mount Olive swept Merrimack, Randolph-Macon conquer Barton in four Limestone conquer King in four D’Youville swept American Worldwide CSUN swept Menlo and Purdue Fort Wayne swept Missouri S&T.

SAINT LOUIS HIRES: The new mentor is previous SLU participant and assistant Andrea Beaty, who has been an assistant at Denver. Beaty replaces her former coach, Kent Miller, at Saint Louis, which completed 18-13 very last time, 10-8 in the Atlantic 10.  

Saint Louis has not been to the NCAA Event considering the fact that 2009, the calendar year before Beaty begun participating in at the faculty. 

GEORGETOWN OPENS: David Heller resigned as the coach of the Washington, D.C. faculty immediately after a few seasons as head coach. The Hoyas concluded 4-25 last time, 2-16 in the Massive East. Georgetown has not been to the NCAA Event because 1999.

UCLA’s Merrick McHenry, left, and Miles Partain watch as Ethan Champlin flies in from the back again row towards USC/Andy J. Gordon photo