No. 6 seed Stanford women’s volleyball made short work of the Longhorns Saturday night as it bested fourth-seeded Texas in four sets to reign victorious in the NCAA Championship.
The Cardinal women’s volleyball team will become the youngest ever to play for the national title after handling No. 2-seeded Minnesota 26-24, 25-19, 22-25, 25-22 in the NCAA semifinals on Thursday.
After going down 0-2 to No. 3 Wisconsin (28-5) to start Saturday’s regional final matchup, sixth-seeded Stanford women’s volleyball (25-7) rallied to win three straight sets and advance to the semifinals of the NCAA Tournament, with a final score line of 18-25, 24-26, 25-21, 25-21, 15-9. The Cardinal will face off against No. 2-seed Minnesota (29-4) on Thursday in the Final Four.
After dropping its first set for just the seventh time this season, No. 6 Stanford women’s volleyball (24-7) rallied to overtake the Florida State Seminoles (26-6) in four sets in the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday afternoon. The Cardinal will now face No. 3 Wisconsin in the regional finals on Saturday at 3 p.m. as they attempt to secure the program’s 20th Final Four berth.
With a sweep of Boise State (26-7) on Saturday, sixth-seeded Stanford women’s volleyball (23-7) advances to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament and will travel to Madison, Wisconsin, to take on Florida State (26-5) on Friday with the possibility of advancing to Saturday’s quarterfinals.
No. 9 Stanford women’s volleyball (22-7, 15-5 Pac-12) advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night, sweeping Denver (23-8, 13-3 Summit League) 25-12, 25-22, 25-20. The team will take on Boise State (26-6, 16-2 Mountain West) in the second round later tonight.
No. 11 Stanford women’s volleyball (21-7, 9-5 Pac-12) will take on Denver (23-8, 13-3 Summit League) Friday night in Maples Pavilion in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. With a win, the Cardinal will advance to the second round on Saturday, also in Maples Pavilion. In total, three matches will be played at Stanford this weekend, which comprise the first two rounds of the tournament.
A big kill from middle blocker Inky Ajanaku sealed the deal for No. 12 Stanford women’s volleyball (20-7, 14-5 Pac-12) as it swept No. 19 Oregon (19-9, 12-7) in Maples Pavilion Wednesday night. This marks the Cardinal’s 16th consecutive 20-win season — a mark the squad has attained in every season that John Dunning has served as head coach.…