The Portland Pilots volleyball squad has advanced to the third round of the National Invitational Volleyball Challenge, as they took a five-set thriller over the Utah Valley Wolverines on Friday. The Pilots won the match with set scores of 25-19, 16-25, 29-27, 27-29, and 19-17. Portland’s 20th victory of the 2018 season breaks the previous record for most wins in a single season, the record previously held by the 1986 squad with 19 wins. This is the first season for head coach Jeff Baxter.
The win advances the Pilots to the NIVC Quarterfinals, where they’ll host UNLV (21-11, 10-8 MWC) on Thursday, December 6, at 7 p.m. in the Chiles Center. For more information contact athletics at x7117 or go to www.portlandpilots.com.