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Women of Troy breeze through first round


USC, seeded No. 7 overall in the 64-team NCAA tournament, easily won its first-round home matchup Friday night against Yale 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-18) behind a team-high 11 kills from sophomore middle blocker Alexis Olgard. Olgard had no errors while hitting .647 (11-0-17) and recording three blocks against the Bulldogs (18-12), the Ivy League champions. […]

Women of Troy conquer Bruins, Pac-12


No. 1 USC completed its domination of the Pac-12 on Friday night, ending the regular season with a four-set win (24-26, 26-24, 25-21, 25-20) over No. 4 UCLA. Senior All-American setter Kendall Bateman became USC’s career assists leader in the victory, recording 46 assists to add to her record-breaking total of 4,264. The win over […]

No. 1 USC playing for revenge in season finale


For most of Pac-12 volleyball play, it looked as though the season finale between No. 1 USC and No. 4 UCLA would decide who took the conference title. The Bruins took some luster off that matchup last weekend by losing in an upset to Arizona, ceding the Pac-12 crown to the Women of Troy, but […]