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PostMon Nov 26, 2018 11:08 am 
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UW will play St. Mary's in the first round of the playoffs.  Creighton is the host, so they are heading to Omaha, Nebraska.  I think I read it's the first time since 2010 UW hasn't hosted 1st/2nd round matches.
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PostFri Nov 30, 2018 3:58 pm 
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UW advances, 3-1 today.  Just looking at stats, didn't see the match.  Offense was on fire til set 4 when they cooled off.  Won set 1 and 2, dropped the 3rd, then closed it out.  Big advantage in blocking for UW, that hasn't really been a strength this season.  SMC had a bunch of aces, tough serving probably kept them hanging around.  Bajema, Drechsel, Hoffman and Niece were all very productive today.
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PostSat Dec 01, 2018 6:53 pm 
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Wow, UW swept host Creighton, advances to Sweet 16!  Some payback, Creighton beat them in Seattle at the beginning of the 2017 season.  Didn't really expect this, good job Dawgs.  Next up is Penn St.  I think the highest remaining seeded teams hosts, not predetermined sites for 3rd/4th round matches.  I'm assuming Stanford won't have any trouble tonight against LMU, so that's where they will probably be headed to.
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PostSun Dec 02, 2018 11:17 am 
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Not UW, but Western Washington played for the Division 2 National Championship yesterday.  They came up just short, losing a 5 setter.  Exciting that they made such a deep run in the playoffs.

Also Washington St. also advanced to the Sweet 16, but they have to play Stanford next.
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PostFri Dec 07, 2018 12:54 pm 
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Today's match against Penn St. is on TV.  ESPNU at 3 pm.
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Just turned the TV on, Penn St. up 2-0.  Not surprising.  3 Big 10 teams cruised into the Regional Final w/ 3-0 sweeps.  But....Oregon just knocked off Minnesota, the #2 seed.  That's a HUGE upset.  Set 2 was 41-39.  I've never seen a score like that.  It's first to 25 and you have to win by 2, so they just keep going until someone is up 2.  That's a marathon of a set.
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PostFri Dec 07, 2018 4:50 pm 
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UW jumped out to a lead in set 3 but couldn't hold on.  All 3 sets were relatively close anyway.  Rebuilding year, lots of young players got experience, hopefully they can build on it and improve next season.
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PostThu Dec 13, 2018 7:24 pm 
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For any interested, Final 4 is going on.  Stanford demolished BYU in the first match.  Illinois is currently leading Nebraska 2-0 in the other seminfinal.
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I still hate Nebraska.  Illinois totally choking this away, we're going to a 5th set and Neb. has all the momentum.  Dang it.
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PostThu Dec 13, 2018 8:44 pm 
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No surprise at all, Nebraska wins the 5th set.  When you're up 2-0, you just can't let it go to 5.  Oh well.  I would've been rooting for Stanford against Illinois, but now I'm REALLY rooting for Stanford.
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