Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C
# jingle balls's sporting Advent calendar, day 19
We don’t watch a huge amount of American women’s college volleyball, but we’re glad we watched this.

WHAT ARE MONDAYS for if you can’t take a bit of time out to catch up with the latest action in the NCAA Division I women’s volleyball championship, eh?

Last Thursday, Illinois and USC played out a five-set semi-final thriller which was eventually settled by this epic point, which really needs to be seen.

After about 70 spikes and saves, Illinois won the point and the match, only to be beaten in the final by UCLA. At least they’ve got the memories…

YouTube Credit: NCAADivisionI

Our countdown to Christmas continues tomorrow. If there’s something that you’d like to see behind the windows of our Advent calendar, pop us an e-mail or leave a comment and let us know.

Success as sponsor-less runner auctions himself on eBay

Tevez, Balotelli set YouTube and Twitter alight

Exclusive Six
Nations Analysis

Get Murray Kinsella’s exclusive analysis of Ireland’s Six Nations campaign this spring

Become a Member