Whereas Nebraska was cruising in opposition to Omaha, in Fayetteville, Arkansas, top-ranked Wisconsin was getting all it may deal with from No. 21 Arkansas and diminuitive Jillian Gillen.
Wisconsin rallied from a 24-19 deficit to win the third set, misplaced the fourth and finally got here away with a 21-25, 25-20, 26-24, 22-25, 15-13 victory.
It was one in all simply 10 matches on Wednesday, an evening that not solely noticed the No. 4 Huskers throttle Omaha however included Utah State knocking off Utah and No. 9 BYU beating Loyola Marymount.
There are 36 matches on Thursday’s NCAA Division I volleyball schedule, together with Wisconsin again at Arkansas.
Sixth-ranked Oregon is at San Deigo State and No. 25 Purdue goes to Kansas.
Among the many different matches, USC is at Hawai’i (the final workforce out of the AVCA prime 25), BYU is dwelling for McNeese, Tennessee is at San Diego, West Virginia performs North Carolina, UC Santa Barbara performs Pepperdine, Colorado performs Northern Colorado and Indiana performs Lengthy Seashore State.
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WISCONSIN SURVIVES: Gillen, the 5-foot-7 senior outdoors, had 22 kills for Arkansas, even a block and 14 digs. And her 5-10 counterpart, Taylor Head, had 14 kills, two aces, additionally a block and 11 digs. However with the fifth set tied 13-13, Head was blocked by Wisconsin’s 6-9 Anna Smrek and 6-3 Caroline Crawford after which Sarah Franklin ended it with a kill.
“That’s an incredible street win,” Wisconsin coach Kelly Sheffield stated. “We spent a lot of the match behind in every set, simply attempting to grind it and battle. That’s a very, actually good workforce, that’s a very well-coached workforce.
“We bought fairly just a few blocks nevertheless it was an actual battle with their velocity, their measurement and their craftiness.”
Devyn Robinson led Wisconsin (3-0) of the Large Ten with 21 kills whereas hitting .354. She had 9 blocks because the Badgers outblocked Arkansas (2-1) of the SEC 17-6.
Smrek had 13 kills, hit .346 and had 5 blocks and a dig. Carter Sales space had 12 kills in 19 errorless assaults and 9 blocks, and Franklin had 12 kills and 6 digs.
Izzy Ashburn had 34 assists and her workforce hit .295. She had a kill in her solely attempt, an ace and 15 digs. Julia Orzol had three kills however hit destructive .045 however had 16 digs. Gülce Güctekin had 22 digs and 9 assists.
Arkansas set a volleyball attendance document in Barnhill Area with a crowd of 4,299. The earlier greatest was 3,015.
Gillen had 11 errors to go together with her 22 kills. Head added two assists, 4 aces and 24 digs. Maggie Cartwright had 14 kills, an help, two aces, a block and 11 digs and Sania Petties had 14 kills, an help, a dig and 4 blocks.
Hannah Hogue had two kills in as many makes an attempt, 57 assists, two aces, three blocks and 11 digs. Her workforce hit .249. Courtney Jackson had 14 kills, 5 assists and an ace.
AROUND THE NATION: Utah State offered out the Wayne Estes Heart for the primary time since Utah State and Utah met eight years in the past and Utah State (3-1) responded with a 25-20, 25-22, 25-22 sweep of the visiting Utes. Adna Mehmedovic led Utah State with 10 kills, three digs and 6 blocks, one solo. Utah State of the Mountain West hit simply .157, however Utah (1-2) hit .072. Utah State had misplaced seven in a row to Utah of the Pac-12, a streak began in 2010 …
BYU and Loyola Marymount had been longtime WCC rivals, however BYU has moved to the Large 12. The Cougars improved to 4-0 with a 25-22, 25-16, 25-19 win over visiting LMU (1-2). Erin Livingston had 12 kills, 4 aces, three blocks and three digs for BYU. Amethyst Harper had 11 kills for LMU …
South Carolina of the SEC had 13 aces and beat visiting Clemson of the ACC in 4. No stats had been out there …
New Hampshire beat visiting Boston Faculty 25-20, 18-25, 25-22, 27-25 as Hannah Serbousek had 14 kills. UNH is now 26-8 all time in opposition to BC. They hadn’t performed since 2016 … Abby Harrell and Skylar Gerhardt had 11 kills every as Villanova swept UMES …
Furman beat UNC Asheville in 4, hitting .311. Mary Beth Headley had 12 kills, an help, three aces, eight digs and two blocks … CSUN swept Fresno State as Taylor Dunlap had 10 kills with one error in 15 assaults to go together with two digs and 5 blocks, three solo.