DIVISION II (All times ET)

Sept. 16 -- 7 p.m.: No. 2 Tampa Spartans vs. Lynn Fighting Knights


Sept. 16 -- 8 p.m.: No. 1 Concordia-St. Paul Golden Bears vs. Northern State Wolves


Sept. 17 -- 6 p.m.: No. 5 Nebraska-Kearney Lopers vs. Colorado-Pueblo ThunderWolves


Sept. 17 -- 10:30 p.m.: No. 3 Cal State-San Bernardino Coyotes vs. Cal State-Los Angeles Golden Eagles


Ariel Krolikowski
Outside Hitter

Key Notes: Krolikowski was on fire all week as the fifth-ranked Lopers swept five opponents. In 15 sets, Krolikowski averaged 3.33 kills and 3.40 digs while hitting .425. She also had five blocks (one solo), five assists and one ace. Krolinkowski is also leading the team in kills (2.86 ps), is second in digs (3.34 ps) and hitting .267.

Other Players to Watch this Weekend:  Concordia’s Megan Carlson (Senior, Outside Hitter), Tampa’s Julie Howlett (Senior, Libero), Cal State-San Bernardino's Samantha Middleborn (Senior, Middle Hitter), Tampa's Danielle Selkridge (Junior, Middle Hitter), Nebraska-Kearney's Ashley Leitner (Sophomore, Outside Hitter).


• No. 5 Nebraska-Kearney head coach Rick Squires got his 600th career collegiate win last weekend as the Lopers swept Sioux Falls. Squires now has 394 wins at UNK and could reach the 400-win plateau as early as next month.

• Cal State-San Bernardino's ranking of third in the most recent AVCA Coaches' Poll marks the 70th consecutive time the Coyotes have been ranked inside the top 10, the 144th consecutive poll inside the top 15 and the 155th consecutive poll inside the top 25.