Stanford women’s volleyball (30-3, 19-1 Pac-12) is heading to the NCAA Final Four for the second consecutive year after dispatching Wisconsin (22-10) on Friday and then taking down the No. 6 seeded Texas Longhorns (27-3) in a rematch of last year’s NCAA finals on Saturday.
No. 3 ranked women’s volleyball (28-3, 19-1 Pac-12) continued their journey to Kansas City and the NCAA final four over the weekend, dispatching CSU Bakersfield (19-14) on Friday before taking down No. 23 Colorado State (29-4) on Saturday. The Cardinal were dominant in every phase of the game, claiming both matches in 3-0 victories.
On Monday, November 27th, the Pac-12 athletic conference announced its annual awards for the regular season of women’s volleyball. The Cardinal claimed an incredible number of honors, highlighted by sophomore wing Kathryn Plummer’s player of the year award.
Stanford women’s volleyball (26-3, 19-1 Pac-12) secured a No. 3 seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament last week with two blowout victories. They dispatched the No. 15 ranked Utah Utes (22-9, 13-7) at home on Wednesday before taking down Cal (13-18, 4-16) across the Bay on Saturday.
Coming off of a week in which they lost their first conference match of the season, the No. 2-ranked Stanford women’s volleyball team (22-3, 15-1 Pac-12) heads back to the Farm for a difficult back-to-back slate against No. 17 USC (20-7, 12-4 Pac-12) on Wednesday and UCLA (16-9, 9-7 Pac-12) on Thursday.
Stanford’s No. 2 ranked women’s volleyball team (22-3, 15-1 Pac-12) was handed their first conference loss by No. 13 Washington (21-6, 11-5 Pac-12) last Wednesday, as the Cardinal’s 16 game winning streak was brought to an end. The team bounced back on Saturday to take down Washington State (15-13, 4-12 Pac-12) on Saturday.
It seems unreasonable to describe anything as a challenge for the No. 2 ranked Stanford women’s volleyball team. After all, the Cardinal have absolutely steamrolled their way through conference play, dropping only seven sets over the course of 14 matches. However, if there was one team that could stand in the way of an undefeated conference season, it may be No. 11 Washington, who Stanford plays Wednesday as part of a trip to the Pacific Northwest, where they will also face Washington State on Saturday.
Stanford’s No. 2 ranked women’s volleyball team cannot be stopped. Over the weekend they crushed Oregon State (17-9, 7-7 Pac-12) and No. 16 ranked Oregon (15-7, 8-6), improving their record to 21-2 and remaining undefeated in the Pac-12 with a 14-0 record. They are still riding a 16 game winning streak that doesn’t show any signs of stopping.