WEST VIRGINIA 3, SYRACUSE 0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-18)
MORGANTOWN, WV -- West Virginia hung tough in all three sets, coming back from early deficits to claim a three-set sweep of Syracuse in the NIVC quarterfinals.
The Mountaineers (21-12) now move to the semifinals, where they will play Ole Miss (20-14). The other semifinalists will be determined Wednesday when Texas Tech (17-14) faces off against UC Irvine (24-7) and TCU (14-16) takes on Green Bay (17-15).
West Virginia was paced by Payton Caffrey, who had 19 kills. Natania Levak added eight kills, while Erin Slinde had 24 assists.
For Syracuse, Amber Witherspoon and Mariia Levanova each had eight kills. Jalissa Trotter added 24 assists and 10 digs.