If she hadn't caught the volleyball bug, Lauren Carlini might be trying to make it in NASCAR. Wisconsin is glad the sophomore setter is at the wheel of the Badgers' offense as they attempt to get back to the NCAA championship game.
North Carolina reached its highest ranking in 25 years under coach Joe Sagula and Illinois had a groundbreaking win at Nebraska, highlighting Mechelle Voepel's five things you need to know in volleyball.
The Americans had twice finished second in the world championship and took silver in three Olympic Games. But it took 62 years -- the first world championship was in 1952 -- for them to finally win a gold medal.
Kansas State, ranked for the first time since November 2012, faces its biggest challenge this weekend against No. 2 Texas. Mechelle Voepel details the Wildcats' recent run in this week's five things you need to know about volleyball.