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Women’s volleyball thrives under new head coach

It has been a whirlwind start to the season for the Stanford Women’s volleyball team. The defending 2016 NCAA champions welcomed their new head coach Kevin Hambly, who was previously the head coach at Illinois last year. Hambly has lead the No. 4 Cardinal (6-2) to a strong start for the 2017-18 season. The team returns five starters including sophomore Kathryn Plummer who was the AVCA National Freshman of the Year last year; redshirt senior and three-time All-American Merete Lutz; and sophomore Audriana Fitzmorris (AVCA).

Women’s volleyball goes 3-0 to start season at LBSU Invitational

Defending national champion Stanford women’s volleyball (3-0) cruised in its opening weekend at the Long Beach State University Invitational, sweeping Long Beach State (1-2) on Friday before delivering Saturday doubleheader sweeps of Iowa (2-1) and Wright State (0-3). Despite playing without fifth-year senior opposite Merete Lutz due to injury, the Cardinal rolled past Long Beach…