No. 8 men’s volleyball recovered from their worst beatdown of the season to earn their first road win of the season after defeating UC San Diego on Saturday night.
For the first time in program history, the No. 24 Stanford men’s wrestling team won the Pac-12 tournament at Tempe, Arizona.
In weekend that saw each team play two dual matches each, the Stanford men’s (11-2) and women’s (8-1) tennis teams played a total of 22 individual matches. They came out of the weekend with 21 wins.
The Pac-12 championship matchup is set as two-seed No. 7 Stanford (27-4, 15-3 Pac-12) ended the Cinderella run of eleven-seed Washington (11-21, 2-15 Pac-12) with a 72-61 win in the semifinal on Saturday.
Harrison Williams claimed the NCAA heptathlon title, becoming the first Cardinal male to win an NCAA multi-event title in program history, while Fiona O’Keeffe, Grant Fisher and Lena Giger all finished in the top three in their respective events.
In the Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinal, 2-seed No. 7 Stanford (26-4, 15-3 Pac-12) overcame a slow start to defeat 7-seed Cal (19-12, 9-9 Pac-12) 72-54 and move on to face Washington (11-20, 2-15 Pac-12).
The No. 7 Cardinal continued to drop time at the Pac-12 Men’s Swimming Championship with the conclusion of the third day of competition. The Cardinal have held onto their second-place standing going into the final day of the championships.
Friday night saw the worst performance of the year from the No. 8 men’s volleyball team (12-7, 1-1 MPSF) as they were destroyed by top-ranked Long Beach State (16-0, 2-0 Big West) in three sets, 18-25, 13-25, 14-25.