Though No. 8 Stanford men’s volleyball team knew that Friday’s match against No. 4 BYU would be one of its toughest of the season, confidence was not a question going in. The team was riding a season-long, four-match winning streak — not only getting the results, but also dominating its opponents, not having lost a single set over the streak.
Stanford men’s volleyball
After a dominating performance at home last week against UC-Irvine, No. 8 Stanford men’s volleyball (7-4, 4-4 MPSF) will play its first February road game tonight at Pacific before returning home to host No. 4 BYU on Friday at Maples Pavilion. The Cardinal will look to extend its current three-match winning streak, in which it has shut out its last three opponents at Maples Pavilion.
The No. 7 Stanford men’s volleyball team (5-4, 2-4 MPSF) will be looking to use its decisive win last Saturday against Cal State Northridge to… Continue Reading »
No. 7 Stanford men’s volleyball (4-3, 1-3 MPSF) is finally returning home this weekend and will be welcoming Maples Pavilion and its undefeated home record with open arms. After a strenuous and disappointing two weeks on the road in which the Cardinal lost three very close matches, Stanford will face No. 6 Long Beach State (4-3, 3-3) on Friday and No. 13 Cal State Northridge (2-3, 2-2) on Saturday.
After suffering tough losses to UCLA and No. 8 UC-Santa Barbara last week that dropped it from No. 1 to No. 6 in the NCAA rankings, Stanford men’s volleyball will look to reverse its struggles as it hits the road again to face No. 7 BYU and Cal Baptist.
When freshmen James Shaw and Josef Ctvrtlik stepped onto Stanford’s campus for the first time this fall, they immediately felt a great burden of responsibility. The two were new members of the Stanford men’s volleyball team, and they had big roles to play.
The No. 6 Stanford hits the road this Saturday to take on No. 2 Long Beach State in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) quarterfinals this weekend. At this point, a loss will likely mean the end of the season for the Cardinal (15-12, 12-12 MPSF) as only four teams make the NCAA Tournament.