Men’s Match of the Week – Week 8
February 22nd, 2017
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by Corley Bagley

We are just passed the half way mark of the 2017 season, and as we look at the conference standings , there are a lot of different teams that are still in the race to win their conferences. In the MPSF there are six teams that are within three games of each other. The EIVA, has seven teams that are within two games of each other. Conference Carolinas and the MIVA only have a few teams that are still in Read More

Men’s Match of the Week – Week 7
February 15th, 2017
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by Corley Bagley

This week’s match of the week is between two MPSF heavy weights: #5 UCLA and #2 Long Beach State. Each team has been featured on our match of of the week a couple of times, but this will be the only time this season these two teams will face off. Each team leads the MPSF with 7 conference wins, but Long Beach has only lost one conference game, where as UCLA has lost three. The Bruins have lost three of Read More

Men’s Match of the Week – Week 6
February 10th, 2017
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by Corley Bagley

We are just over one month into the season, and we have already seen so much excitement in the polls. Ohio State is the only remaining undefeated team, and they have been #1 in the polls all season long. There have been three different teams in the #2 spot, and the rest of the spots have had different teams each week. It has been an interesting season thus far, which is why this week, we have decided to feature two Read More

Men’s Match of the Week – Week 5
February 3rd, 2017
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by Corley Bagley

This week’s match of the week features two of the top teams in the MPSF, and in the country: #4 BYU against #2 UCLA. Each team has performed well so far this season, but this will be a match to prove which team should be on top in the MPSF. Last year, BYU was able to beat UCLA twice 3-1 in Los Angeles. They will host UCLA this weekend for two matches, so it’ll be great to see how these Read More

Men’s Match of the Week – Week 4
January 25th, 2017
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by Corley Bagley

This week’s match of the week features two of the best teams in men’s volleyball right now: #1 Ohio State and #4 Long Beach State. Last week, Long Beach State blew past Hawaii in two matches (3-2,3-0), and proved to be on of the best teams in the country, but this will be their biggest match up of the year as they face #1 Ohio State, the only undefeated team in the top 15 AVCA rankings. Ohio State currently sits Read More

Men’s Match of the Week – Week 3
January 18th, 2017
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by Corley Bagley

This week’s match of the week consists of two teams in the top 5: #4 Long Beach State vs. #5 Hawaii. Hawaii will be traveling to Long Beach to try and extend their 5-game winning streak. Last year, Long Beach State had the upper hand, beating Hawaii 3-1 and 3-0, but Hawaii is a much better team this year. Let’s see how they compare below: VolleyMetrics Ratings Team Serve Pass Attack Block Dig Set Overall SOS Win % California State, Read More

Men’s Match of the Week – Week 2
January 11th, 2017
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by Corley Bagley

It’s a new calendar year, which means men’s volleyball season is starting to kick off! A week and a half has passed since the first game of the season, but we have already had a lot of movement in the rankings. Ohio State, last year’s champs, sit at the top of the rankings, followed by UCLA, Long Beach State, BYU, and Pepperdine. This week, we have an MPSF matchup between #2 UCLA and #7 UC Irvine. UCLA will be the Read More

2016 VolleyMetrics Women’s Top 25 Players
December 21st, 2016
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by Corley Bagley

The 2016 NCAA Women’s Volleyball season came to a wrap this past week as #6 Stanford was able to defeat #4 Texas in four sets to claim their 7th National Championship. Also, the 2016 First, Second, and Third Team All-American teams were announced. This list consisted of 42 players from over 20 different teams! 13 of these 42 players helped lead their teams to a Final Four appearance. Now, VolleyMetrics is proud to present our Top 25 players of the Read More

NCAA Tournament 2016 Predictions
December 2nd, 2016
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by Corley Bagley

Today kicks off the 2016 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament. 64 teams have been selected and are looking to bring home the championship. The #1 seeds this year are Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Texas, with Wisconsin being the only team not making the Final 4 last year. Here at VolleyMetrics, we have ran our predictions on each matchup and have created a bracket based on predictions of who our statistics say will win the Tournament. Below are our predictions: Our predictions Read More

Match of the Week – Week 14
November 22nd, 2016
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by Corley Bagley

This will be the last blog post of the 2016 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Regular Season. Teams are wrapping up conference play, but for most conferences, the final standings will come down to this week. In this post, we will feature two match ups who could determine the 1st place team in the Big 10 and the Pac 12: Minnesota vs. Nebraska and UCLA vs. Washington. All four teams are fighting for the top spot in their respective conferences, so prepare Read More