The Stanford women’s volleyball team continued its reign of excellence this week, beating both Washington State and Washington to extend its winning streak to 22-straight and give the Cardinal a solid claim to the title of hottest team in the nation in any sport.
In a game featuring two of the nation’s top passers, the anticipated air war instead turned into the Stanford Cardinal doing its best Forrest Gump impersonation
Two days after reaching triple-digit points and setting the record for consecutive Pac-10 victories, the Cardinal found itself in unfamiliar territory as it narrowly pulled away from a scrappy Washington team on Saturday afternoon, managing to hold on for a 62-52 victory.
Given a chance to complete sweeps of the weekend and of the season series against Washington, the Stanford men’s basketball team failed to capitalize as it fell to the Huskies on Saturday evening. The usually defense-savvy Cardinal (13-11, 6-7 Pac-10), which dealt the Huskies (17-7, 9-4) their first Pac-10 loss on Jan. 13, fell in an 87-76 decision, giving up the most points it has allowed to an opponent this season.
After suffering its first loss of the season last weekend in Los Angeles, the No. 2 Stanford women’s volleyball team looks to regroup as it takes on No. 7 Washington (15-1, 4-1 Pac-10) and Washington State (6-9, 0-5) at home this weekend…