Tionna Williams had 14 kills, Grace Loberg and Molly Haggerty each added 12 and sixth-seeded Wisconsin advanced to the round of 16 in the NCAA women's volleyball tournament with a 25-16, 25-12, 15-25, 25-13 victory over Pepperdine on Friday night in Madison, Wis.
After their third-set hiccup, the Badgers (24-6) responded by dominating the fourth set, running off four points in a row twice to make it 11-6 and then 18-9.
Hannah Frohling and Shannon Scully each had 11 kills for the Waves (21-9), who hit .152 to Wisconsin's .338. The Badgers also had nine blocks, including five by Sydney Hilley, a Champlin Park product who also had 48 assists.
Florida 3, Florida Gulf Coast 0: The No. 16 Gators (27-6) swept the Eagles at the University of Central Florida in Orlando in straight sets 25-17, 25-13 and 25-17. Paige Hammons led the offense, posting 14 kills. Allie Monserez had a team-leading 20 assists. The loss ends a season that included the Eagles (27-7) claiming the program's first ASUN tournament title and first NCAA bid.
Texas 3, Texas State 0: The No. 5 Longhorns (22-5) defeated the visiting Bobcats (27-7) in straight sets, 25-14, 25-17 and 25-14. Two Longhorns recorded double-digit kills, led by Logan Eggleston with 16 and followed by Micaya White with 11. Texas had five service aces.