March 24, 2023
NCAA men's volleyball: UCLA beat Long Beach again;  Hawai'i, GCU flip

by Larry Hamel for

UCLA recorded its second multi-night victory over Lengthy Seashore State —
this time he smashed the nation’s No. 2 staff in entrance of a sold-out crowd at The.
Pyramid — NCAA Division I-II males’s will hit the fitness center on Friday

The Quantity 4 Bruins had a well-balanced offensive set from freshman Andrew Rowan.
replaces Miles Partain, who left throughout a decent four-set victory in a hostile match

In the meantime, top-ranked Hawaii rolled and rose with a sweep at Stanford.
The Grand Canyon saved its “0” intact and UC-Irvine gained in a primary seven-for-one matchup.

The recaps are under, however first, here is a abstract of the match schedule for the date:

The spotlight attraction on the West Coast is the second installment.
Weekend drama between Large West’s Hawaii and MPSF host Stanford.

One other compelling rematch of the national-ranked groups sees #14 UC Santa Barbara
(Large West) No. at 10 BYU (MPSF). CSUN taking the AVCA survey
visiting Fairleigh Dickinson of the Large West NEC at quantity 15 this week.

Convention motion MIVA with Lewis at Ohio State No. 11, No. continues at 9
Ball State welcomes McKendree, No. 13 Loyola Visits Chicago, Lindenwood, and Purdue
Fort Wayne enjoying Quincy.

Elsewhere within the East, EIVA’s No.3 Penn State visited the NEC’s Saint
EIVA’s Francis (Pa.) and Princeton, NEC’s St. Francis welcomes Brooklyn.
The Convention Carolinas have 4 league video games: Barton vs. Belmont Abbey,
Erskine vs. King, Emmanuel vs. Lees-McRae and Mount Olive vs. North Greenville.

In different motion, SIAC’s State of Kentucky performs two video games in Walesa.
Georgia in opposition to Andrews and host Reinhardt; and SIAC’s St. In a courtyard in St. Louis
Central State faces Missouri S&T and Alderson Broaddus and host Maryville meets
Alderson Broaddus. TV & for hyperlinks to all matches proven
Stream Lists.

At the same time as 4,138 folks gathered within the iconic Pyramid, the third largest crowd on the planet
program historical past and first post-COVID gross sales, second place State of Lengthy Seashore
(6-2) Large West could not get previous the bump in opposition to #4. UCLA (11-1)

After a three-set explosion on the multi-story Pauley Pavilion on Thursday night time
After this four-set highway victory, the Bruins are contemplating transferring up one spot within the AVCA ballot.
Regardless of Partain’s determination to depart the staff, the 2022 MPSF participant of the yr.

UCLA was unmatched by his epic .551 hit within the earlier sport in opposition to Seashore, however
Rowan did not thoughts the trouble of dropping the primary set and had 37 assists within the first set.
18-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-23 victory. Bruins kill 12 of Ethan Champlin, 11
10 from Alex Knight and Merrick McHenry (in 15 innings). 17 kills of Sotiris Siapanis
Brisk Lengthy Seashore State with 21 hits and 42 faults every

#1 Hawaii (8-0) Large West continued to obtain stellar manufacturing.
Pins from Greek nationwide Demetrios Mouchlias (12 kills, 5 block assists) and Spyros
Chakas (11 kills, six pickaxes) whereas holding quantity 8 Stanford (7-3) MPSF 25-22,
25-19, 26-24 on the Maples Pavilion. Rainbow Warriors hit .449 as predicted
It was their hardest take a look at but, pushing the nation’s longest successful streak to 17.
matches. 15 assault errors and 16 errors from the service line,
Cardinal to be overcome.

The one different undefeated staff within the AVCA High 15 in fifth place large
Canyon (11-0). MPSF host Lopes wins for enjoyable in opposition to NAIA opponent
Arizona Christian (1-1) 25-12, 25-20, 25-21, 16 gamers see court docket time.
Camden Gianni recorded 11 kills in 18 hits with no errors in two units.

quantity 7 UC Irvine (9-3) Large West scored a lightweight ballot, trailing #6.
Rosemary (8-4) MPS 25-20, 23-25, 25-20, 25-17. Host Anteaters logged in 39
Kills as much as 54 of Waves, however Pepperdine 25 is derailed by assault error, most
He recorded two solos and 25 assists because of a decent block. Waves additionally misfired on 19 serves. Francesco Sani’s 15 kills and .440 pictures,
Anteaters. Jaylen Jasper beat Pepperdine with 16 kills however made 11 hit failures.

In one other cross involving energy conferences, No. 10 Brigham Younger (7-2)
MPSF defended their residence in Provo, Utah with units of 22-25, 25-19, 25-23, 25-20.
victory over quantity 14 UC Santa Barbara (2-8) Nice West. Anthony Cherfan cracked
A gaudy .600 for the Cougars with 14 kills in 20 hits and two aces and 9 added
digs.Rees Barnett had 19 kills and 7 digs for the Gauchos who saved enjoying.
faucet the possibility

CSUN went throughout the nation to Newark to play NJIT and EIVA’s host Highlanders had been shocked by their newly gained fifteenth nationwide standings, the place the Matadors struggled to the wires earlier than dropping a five-set thriller. CSUN (7-5) from Large West escaped match factors with a 25-19, 22-25, 22-25, 28-26, 17-15 win within the fourth and fifth units. The decisive factors got here with a block from Christian Trevino’s ace and setter Donovan Constable and Michael King (who performed solely two of 5 units) in opposition to Allesandro Negri. Kyle Hobus led the winners with 17 kills, however hit .196 in 46 hits. NJIT (5-5) hit .240 and killed 12 from Negri (.144 out of 35 tries) and Jens Feldthus (.226) out of 31. .

#1 staff within the NAIA ballot, Graduate College Santa’s
Clara, California scores a serious highway victory in stumbling Concordia-Irvine between
MPSF19-25, 25-21, 28-26, 25-19. Mustangs (4-1) hit
6 ft 10 freshman Nolan Flexon killed 26 folks in 42 hits with simply three hits.
.548 p.c errors. Uriel Batista kills 13 for Golden Eagles (4-5),
.173 hits within the fourth set, held to .069.

quantity 13 Loyola Chicago (8-2) got here again from losses on the West Coast most not too long ago
Weekend by large host to Concordia-Irvine and Lengthy Seashore State Quincy in (4-5)
MIVA opener for each. Ramblers take the Hawks from 0.356 to 0.148 in 25-18,
25-21, 21-19 sweeps whereas tearing eight aces. Parker Van Buren (eight kills in .500
hit) and Cole Schlothauer (eight kills/.438/two aces) had a productive night time.
Loyola. Raje Alleyne recorded 12 kills and two aces for Quincy, however solely bought to 0.107.

Host in one other MIVA match lime Tree (3-5, 1-0) pulled out a five-set stun
associated to Purdue Fort Wayne (9-2, 0-1) 25-17, 19-25, 25-23, 27-29, 15-11,
The victory Rodney Wallace killed. That they had an enormous night time for Carter Stenmark and AJ Lewis.
the successful Lions log 18 kills every. Jon Diedrich leads Mastodons with 17 kills
and three aces.

The Convention Carolinas held a four-game roster. King (7-8) elevated to 2-0
league sport with a four-set away win Emanuel (3-5, 0-1) 25-20, 25-21, 22-25,
25-15 behind Jackson Carroll’s 17 kills; Belmont Abbey (2-7, 1-1) killed 18 folks and one
0.452 batting proportion with Matteo Miselli’s 25-14, 25-21, 25-22 win proportion
Mount of Olives (4-4, 1-1); home-owner North Greenville (6-3, 1-1) restricted sort out Barton (0-7,
0-1) to .097, 25-21, 21-8, 21-17 gunshots; And Lees-McRae (4-3- 1-0)
swept go to Erskine (4-6, 1-1) 28-26, 25-23, 25-12.

king’s school Pennsylvania staff pushes undefeated streak to open season 11
in a tense four-set win in opposition to the house staff (23-25, 27-25, 25-19, 25-23) American
Worldwide (1-11). Jared Piontkowski bought 14 kills and two aces.
Rulers who obtained 29 hit errors from the opposition.
On the Arch Metropolis Traditional in St. Louis, maryville (3-7) on the peak of IVA Centre
State of affairs (3-8) SIAC 25-19, 26-24, 25-22; And Missouri S&T (4-8) took 5 units
from slug Alderson Broaddus (2-7) 25-23, 22-25, 25-16, 19-25-15-12.

Elsewhere, NAIA member College of Life (3-3) Marietta, Georgia, a
win in opposition to the house staff Andrews (3-2) 20-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-21; limestone (6-3,
1-0 IVA) scanned the host my tuxedo (3-9- 1-2) 25-20, 25-23, 26-24; daemen raised the file
5-1 with a 25-18, 25-21, 25-14 shot by the hosts D’Youville (3-2); home-owner Lincoln
monument (8-4) bought a 21-25, 25-23, 25-23, 27-25 win queens (3-8);
and within the first sport of the brand new males’s convention, St. Francis (PA) up 2-7 because it become an NEC victory over the hosts Fairleigh Dickinson (3-3, 0-1) 25-22, 25-21, 25-17.

Shane Holdaway of Lengthy Seashore State pierces Ethan Champlin’s UCLA block, left, and Man Genis/John Fajardo picture

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