After a month of being away from the racing scene, Stanford cross country will return to action on Friday with the Nuttycombe Invitational in Madison, Wisconsin.
The No. 2 women’s volleyball team (11-3, 5-1 Pac-12) was able to stretch their win streak to 4 games, beating Arizona State (10-7, 2-4 Pac-12) in three sets at Maples Pavillion on Sunday afternoon.. After eight straight games without a sweep, the team has swept their past three matches, including this 25-18, 25-21, 25-22 victory.
No. 1 Stanford women’s swimming and diving (1-0, 0-0 Pac-12) opened its season with a 186-105 victory against No. 19 Arkansas (1-1, 0-0 SEC) this weekend at home. This was the team’s 30th consecutive dual meet victory.
Stretching its winning streak from two games to three, No. 2 women’s volleyball (10-3, 4-1 Pac-12) took down the Arizona Wildcats (11-6, 1-4 Pac-12) at Maples Pavilion on Friday. The three-set victory was Stanford’s first home victory since Sep. 8, when the Cardinal took down Texas in five.
No. 3 women’s volleyball (7-3, 1-1 Pac-12) travels to Oregon this weekend, facing the No. 25 Ducks (5-6, 1-1) on Friday and the Beavers (8-5, 2-0) on Saturday. The Oregon State game will end a nine-game streak of ranked opponents for the Cardinal.
Tonight, Cagan Stadium will be rocking all night long with a double-header featuring both soccer teams. The second-ranked men’s team (7-0-1, 1-0 Pac-12) has a top-ten matchup against No. 7 Washington (8-1, 2-0 Pac-12), and then the No. 2 women’s team (8-1, 1-0 Pac-12) will close the night against No. 14 Washington State (8-1, 1-0 Pac-12).
No. 1 women’s volleyball (7-3, 1-1 Pac-12) suffered its third loss in five games on Sunday evening, dropping a 4-set contest to No. 8 Washington (10-2, 1-1 Pac-12). The 17-25, 25-18, 15-25, 16-25 match was Stanford’s worst performance of the year, as the offense hit .111 while the Huskies hummed at a .288 clip.
Despite a shaky start, top-ranked women’s volleyball (7-2, 1-0 Pac-12) put away No. 21 Cal (10-1, 0-1 Pac-12) in four sets, starting 2019 conference play on the right foot. The win in Haas Pavilion marked Stanford’s 15th-straight Big Spike win and 69th overall.