Second ranked Wayne State College knocked off #1 Minnesota Duluth 3-1 in Northern Sun Conference volleyball played before 1,202 fans at Rice Auditorium in Wayne Friday evening beating their conference rival 25-17, 23-25, 25-22 and 25-21. Wayne State then set a new school record with its 16th consecutive victory Saturday afternoon, sweeping Bemidji State in Northern Sun Conference play with scores of the match, 25-14, 25-18 and 25-17. WSC broke the previous school mark of 15 straight wins set last season, improving to 16-0 overall and 7-0 in the NSIC.
The No. 3 Nebraska volleyball team snapped a four-match losing streak to the No. 13 Texas Longhorns on Saturday afternoon at the NU Coliseum 3-1 (25-20, 20-25, 25-19, 25-20) in front of a national TV audience on FSN. The Huskers are now 14-1 overall and remain the Big 12’s only undefeated team in conference play at 6-0. After playing three straight south division opponents, including Baylor, Oklahoma and Texas, the Huskers will meet their first north division opponent in two weeks when they travel to Columbia, Mo., on Wednesday for a 7 p.m. match with the Tigers.
Laurel Sanford had 10 kills and 11 blocks while hitting a career-high .529 as the Creighton Volleyball team tied a school record with its seventh straight road victory, a 3-0 sweep before 75 fans at Indiana State on Saturday night. Scores of the match in favor of Creighton were 25-22, 25-10, 25-7. Creighton is now 10-6 on the season and remains alone in second place with a 5-1 Missouri Valley Conference mark. That includes an impressive 6-0 mark on the road this season, where Creighton has won 18 of 19 sets. Creighton’s seven match road win streak dating to last year ties a school record previously done from Sept. 21-Nov. 9, 2007