The Midwest Collegiate Conference has announced its weekly honors for the week of December 2-8, 2013.
Third-ranked Biola ended the Vikings' amazing run at the NAIA Championships tonight in Sioux City, but the loss couldn't cloud the accomplishments of this year's squad.
Grand View, ranked #20 going into the national tournament, won five games, including upsets of #6 Midland, #7 Oklahoma Baptist, #12 Georgetown, and #18 Embry-Riddle, en route to the quarterfinals where they fell 3-1 (25-20, 26-24, 25-19) to the Eagles.
For the second straight night, Grand View knocked off a top-ten nationally-ranked opponent at the NAIA Volleyball Championships Wednsday night in Sioux City. Up 2-1 in the match, #20 Grand View fought back from a four-point deficit late in the match in set four to upset #7 Oklahoma Baptist 3-1 (20-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-23).
With the win, Grand View becomes the top team in their pool and automatically advances to bracket play for the first time in program history.