Kentucky too strong: Wildcats top Washington to advance to NCAA title match

The Kentucky Wildcats celebrate after beating Washington /Jamie Schwaberow, NCAA Photos via Getty Images Kentucky — now in the last match of the season for the first time in program history — staged a big comeback in the third set Thursday night and then laid the hammer down in the fourth as the second-seeded Wildcats… Continue reading Kentucky too strong: Wildcats top Washington to advance to NCAA title match

Breaking down the NCAA round of 16, the matchups and the impact of transfers

Gloria Mutiri has made the most of her move from Kansas State to Oregon/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Now that we’re down to 16 teams in the NCAA Tournament, with top-seeded Wisconsin playing BYU on Saturday and the other seven matches Sunday, one thing is apparent: If you’re a coach at this level, you’d better know how… Continue reading Breaking down the NCAA round of 16, the matchups and the impact of transfers

Washington’s Crenshaw, Powell, Hoffman join in a pre-NCAA video interview

Claire Hoffman, right, looks on as Washington’s Samantha Crenshaw digs/Stephen Burns photo Sixth-seeded Washington (17-3), which won the Pac-12 championship, is on a six-match winning streak as it awaits the NCAA Tournament first-round winner between Atlantic 10-champion Dayton and Towson of the Colonial Athletic Association. We visited with juniors Shannon Crenshaw, Ella May Powell, and… Continue reading Washington’s Crenshaw, Powell, Hoffman join in a pre-NCAA video interview