Weber State gets first-ever NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament victory, Utah Valley falls short in first trip to Big Dance

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Weber State picked up its first-ever NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament victory on Wednesday night, downing Bowling Green 3-1 in a first-round match at Omaha, Neb.

The scores were 25-18, 22-25, 25-22 and 25-21 as the Wildcats entered the tournament for the first time since 1988. Weber State will face overall No. 1 seed Wisconsin in a second-round match on Thursday at 5 p.m. MDT.

“This is a huge day for Weber State volleyball,” said WSU coach Jeremiah Larsen in a virtual news conference after the historic win. “Six years ago we were barely getting by … So just really proud of how our kids handled the pressure and just kept on grinding.”

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