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.
Stanford men’s volleyball will travel to Provo, Utah on Thursday to play Pepperdine in the semifinals of the MPSF Tournament. The third-seeded Cardinal are looking to continue their impressive 12-match winning streak, earn a spot in the MPSF Championship game and gain an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament after closing out the regular season…
The No. 3 Stanford men's volleyball team defeated No. 6 UC-Irvine in a thrilling five-set match at Maples Pavilion, winning their first match of the MPSF Tournament (28-30, 25-22, 25-15, 17-25, 15-13). The Cardinal extended their winning streak to 12 straight matches and will travel to Utah this Thursday to face No. 2 seed Pepperdine in the semifinals.
The No. 3 Stanford men's volleyball team will head into Saturday with all of the momentum in the world on its side, as it has dominated as of late en route to its current 11-match winning streak. Next, the Cardinal (20-7, 17-7 MPSF) will look to carry that momentum through into the postseason as they will host No. 6 UC-Irvine (18-10, 15-9) in an MPSF Tournament quarterfinal match this Saturday at Maples Pavilion. Stanford is seeded third in the eight-team tournament and therefore has the home-court advantage over the sixth-seeded Anteaters.
The No. 3 Stanford men's volleyball team (20-7, 17-7 MPSF) finished its regular season schedule on an 11-match win streak after road wins over No. 6 UC-Irvine and UC-San Diego. The Cardinal reached the 20-win mark for the fourth time under head coach John Kosty.
Stanford men's volleyball will take to the road this weekend to play their last two matches of the regular season in Southern California. The No. 4 Cardinal (18-7, 15-7 MPSF) have already secured a spot in the MPSF Tournament, so the team knows these will not be its last matches of the season. However, these last games will decide where the Cardinal will be ranked in conference heading into the conference tournament.
Stanford men's volleyball earned a berth in the MPSF Tournament this weekend on its Senior Night after winning its ninth straight match. The No. 4 Cardinal (18-7, 15-7 MPSF) are now tied for third in conference after sweeping Cal Baptist and Pacific at home to close out its home schedule. Not only has Stanford now clinched its seventh straight appearance in the MPSF Tournament, but it is proving to the country that it should be one of the teams to beat moving forward into the postseason.
Stanford men’s volleyball hosted Pacific on Thursday night in the Tigers’ final match at Maples Pavilion, as Pacific recently announced that this will be its final season in the sport. The Cardinal marked the historic night by sweeping Pacific 25-17, 25-18, 25-21, to win their eighth match in a row. Stanford is continuing to dominate its opponents with aggressive offense and is looking confident and strong heading into the final three matches of the season.
Stanford men's volleyball (16-7, 13-7 MPSF) is set to play its last two home matches of the season this week against Pacific (2-21, 1-16) today and California Baptist (4-20, 2-18) tomorrow.
The No. 10 Stanford men’s volleyball team (12-7, 9-7 MPSF) made a statement this weekend in Southern California, knocking off two top-10 opponents in impressive performances. The Cardinal defeated No. 4 Pepperdine in four sets in Malibu on Friday and then went on to sweep No. 6 USC on Sunday for the team’s first win in the Galen Center since 2010. With the two wins, Stanford has returned to the middle of the MPSF standings heading into the final month of conference play.
Stanford men’s volleyball will travel down south to Los Angeles this weekend to play two top-ten teams, both of which are coming off losses on the road. The No. 10 Cardinal (10-7, 7-7 Pac-12), coming off of their own loss against Long Beach State, will be playing their first road matches in three weeks as…
The No. 8 Stanford men's volleyball team took to the road this past weekend, returning home with a 1-1 record for the trip after facing No. 5 Long Beach State on Friday and Cal State Northridge on Saturday. The Cardinal lost in four sets to Long Beach State but managed to rally and come back to beat Cal State Northridge in three straight sets. Stanford is now 10-7 overall and 7-7 in the MPSF.
The No. 8 Stanford men’s volleyball team hosted two top-five opponents over the weekend, facing then-No. 5 UC-Santa Barbara on Friday and No. 3 UCLA on Monday. Stanford went 1-1 for the two matches, sweeping UCSB but losing to UCLA in five brutally close sets. The Cardinal played impressive volleyball, with consistent defense and aggressive…
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.
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.
Stanford men's volleyball had an impressive weekend, decisively winning two critical matches at home. After struggling on the road, Stanford has been regaining its momentum, fighting its way back towards the top of the national rankings and finding its place in the MPSF. The No. 7 ranked Cardinal is now 7-4 overall and 4-4 in the MPSF after sweeping both UC San Diego and defending national champion UC-Irvine.
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 try and improve its home record to 5-1 when it hosts unranked UC-San Diego on Friday and No. 9 UC-Irvine on Saturday. After Stanford’s recently tough road trips that saw…