The Stanford men’s volleyball team took a very unusual path towards a tremendously successful season, starting and ending the season ranked in the top five nationally and making it to the MPSF and NCAA Championship matches. The Cardinal (24-8, 17-7) ended the season No. 2 in the nation after a heartbreaking loss in the NCAA…
The No. 3 Stanford men’s volleyball team came up short against top seeded Loyola-Chicago in the NCAA title match on Saturday evening, falling to the Ramblers in four sets (25-17, 19-25, 25-19, 25-15) in front of a sold-out crowd of 4,485. While the Cardinal fought hard, Loyola-Chicago and its home court advantage proved too much for Stanford, which was seeking to win its third national title in program history. Stanford is now 2-3 in NCAA championship matches.
Stanford men’s volleyball is heading to the NCAA title match after a thrilling five-set battle against No. 2 seed BYU in Chicago on Thursday night.
The No. 3 Stanford men’s volleyball squad will face No. 2 BYU in the NCAA Tournament semifinals today in Chicago, Illinois. This will be the fourth meeting between the two teams this season. The tilt will be a rematch of last week’s MPSF conference championship game that BYU won, ending the Cardinal’s 13-match winning streak.…
The No. 3 seed Stanford men’s volleyball team swept the No. 6 seed Erskine in its NCAA play-in match on Tuesday night, clinching a spot in the Final Four with the 25-14, 25-16, 25-15 win.
A win would take Stanford to the NCAA Tournament for its first appearance since the 2010 season, when Stanford won the championship and brought home its second national title. If Stanford advances, it will set up a rematch with second-seeded BYU with a spot in the national championship match on the line.
The second-seeded Stanford men’s volleyball team was swept for the first time this season on Saturday, losing the MPSF title match to top seed BYU, 25-23, 25-22, 25-22, at the BYU Smith Fieldhouse in Provo, Utah. The loss ended the Cardinal’s impressive 13-match winning streak, which was their longest since 1997.
Stanford men’s volleyball swept Pepperdine in a near-perfect performance on Thursday, earning the Cardinal a spot in the MPSF championship match this weekend.