Add a $1.5 million payday to the growing lore of 17-year-old Lydia Ko. Other rookies have won more tournaments, but no one has had so much success at such a young age.
Nov 24 12:44 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Lydia Ko, 17, has won two tournaments this season, was named rookie of the year and has a shot at a $1 million bonus Sunday, but she's taking it all in stride.
Nov 22 7:31 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Tougher mentally and stronger physically, Michelle Wie has been consistently good this season - and now wants to finish strong.
Nov 21 7:15 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
In the tournament within the tournament at the LPGA season finale, nine players are vying for a $1 million bonus, the biggest payday in women's golf. Stacy Lewis took a step closer to cashing in.
Nov 20 8:11 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Stacy Lewis is fiery and animated on the golf course; Inbee Park is calm and unflinching. This much they share: They're unquestionably the top two players on the LPGA Tour.
Nov 19 8:46 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Colorado's Taylor Simpson is the first repeat winner of our weekly honor after she helped the Buffaloes hand Washington its first loss of the season, and then keyed a five-set win over Washington State.
Nov 19 2:37 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
With Washington and Florida State both losing, Stanford remained the nation's only undefeated team, and the Cardinal's season is extra-impressive given the depth of the Pac-12, as Mechelle Voepel details in five things you need to know about volleyball.
Nov 18 4:58 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Stanford gave the women's hoops world exactly what it needed. But how will the upset affect UConn? And which team might ultimately benefit the most?
Nov 18 | By Mechelle Voepel
UConn has already had five perfect seasons, but this could be the most historic yet. The Huskies, winners of 46 games in a row, are taking aim at a three-peat and the program's 10th title in Geno Auriemma's 30th season.
Nov 14 | By Mechelle Voepel
Since four of Florida State's nine regular rotation players are new to the program this season, the reliability of junior outside hitter Nicole Walch and her 374 kills are vital to the Seminoles' 24-0 record.
Nov 13 12:07 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Diamond DeShields is gone but coach Sylvia Hatchell is back. And despite last year's consensus freshman of the year transferring, UNC might have better balance and better chemistry this season.
Nov 13 | By Mechelle Voepel
Stanford pulled out two five-setters against Arizona State and Arizona last week to remain unbeaten. The key to both victories? Junior outside hitter Jordan Burgess, who earned our weekly honor with 43 kills and 27 digs.
Nov 12 1:40 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Former powerhouse Long Beach State continues to exceed expectations this season, as teams make their push for the postseason in Mechelle Voepel's five things to know about volleyball.
Nov 11 11:34 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
There's still likely a lot more greatness to come from Breanna Stewart. But it's also very easy to stop and appreciate everything the UConn junior has already accomplished in two seasons.
Nov 7 | By Mechelle Voepel
Lianna Sybeldon and Washington flopped under the pressure of the national semifinals last year, but the junior star's ability to see what went wrong is another example of her great growth as a player.
Nov 6 2:36 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Notre Dame had no problem adjusting to -- and taking over -- the ACC last season in its debut year in the league. Expect more of the same this season.
Nov 6 | By Mechelle Voepel
The well-traveled Taylor Simpson is feeling right at home at Colorado these days. The senior outside hitter led the Buffaloes to two victories and into the AVCA poll for the first time in nine years to earn our weekly honor.
Nov 5 1:52 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
With a roster full of veterans and coach Holly Warlick more comfortable at the head of the table, this season's Tennessee squad seems reminiscent of Lady Vols teams of old that dominated defensively and on the boards.
Nov 5 | By Mechelle Voepel
Mechelle Voepel checks in on Oregon multisport star Liz Brenner, details a big week for Colorado and reminds us not to forget about Penn State in five things you need to know about volleyball.
Nov 4 12:27 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
With a roster that is deep and athletic at every position, South Carolina is considered one of the best bets of all the schools not named UConn to win the NCAA title.
Nov 3 | By Mechelle Voepel
In a triumphant return to her home state, Oklahoma's Kierra Holst had 16 kills to lead the Sooners to a stunning upset sweep at Texas and earned our weekly honor.
Oct 29 4:53 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
With a surprising home loss to Oklahoma and five starters held out of another match for violating team rules, it was a tough week for formerly undefeated Texas, as Mechelle Voepel details in five things to know about volleyball.
Oct 28 3:48 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
If she hadn't caught the volleyball bug, Lauren Carlini might be trying to make it in NASCAR. Wisconsin is glad the sophomore setter is at the wheel of the Badgers' offense as they attempt to get back to the NCAA championship game.
Oct 23 12:12 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
Former walk-on Karsta Lowe led UCLA past Oregon and Oregon State, compiling a school-record 33 kills against the Ducks, to earn our weekly honor.
Oct 22 11:22 AM ET | By Mechelle Voepel
North Carolina reached its highest ranking in 25 years under coach Joe Sagula and Illinois had a groundbreaking win at Nebraska, highlighting Mechelle Voepel's five things you need to know in volleyball.
Oct 21 5:29 PM ET | By Mechelle Voepel