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.
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.
Top-ranked women’s volleyball (6-2, 0-0 Pac-12) opens conference play this week at No. 21 Cal (10-0, 0-0 Pac-12) on Thursday before hosting No. 8 Washington (9-1, 0-0 Pac-12) on Sunday. Even though the Cardinal dropped their last game against No. 12 BYU, the win over then-No. 1 Nebraska was deemed enough to propel them back into first place.
No. 2 women’s volleyball (6-2, 0-0 Pac-12) fell to No. 12 BYU (9-2, 0-0 MPSF) in four sets on Friday afternoon. It took the Cougars seven match points in the 31-29 fourth set to earn their win and break Stanford’s 37-match win streak in Maples.
No. 2 women’s volleyball (6-1, 0-0 Pac-12) regained the throne after upending No. 1 Nebraska (7-1, 0-0 Big Ten) in four sets on Wednesday night. In front of a record crowd of 8,632 at the Devaney Center, Stanford hit at a .296 clip, which is the highest hitting percentage allowed by Nebraska since November of 2017.
In what may be the match of the season, No. 2 women’s volleyball (5-1, 0-0 Pac-12) will travel to Lincoln to face No. 1 Nebraska (7-0, 0-0 Big Ten) on Wednesday night. The last time these two teams faced, the Cardinal prevailed in five sets and took home the 2018 NCAA Championship.
Top-ranked women’s volleyball (5-1, 0-0 Pac-12) fell in four sets to No. 8 Minnesota (4-2, 0-0 Big Ten) on Saturday evening. The 27-25, 27-25, 23-25, 25-20 loss ended Stanford’s 37-match win streak, which was the longest active win streak in the nation and Stanford’s longest win streak of all time.