Looking to rebound from a close loss on Saturday against the No. 3 UC Irvine (6-1, 0-0 Big West), No. 8 Stanford men’s volleyball (5-1, 0-0 MPSF) will now play another home double-header versus No. 15 Purdue Fort Wayne (4-2, 0-0 Summit League) on Friday and Saturday nights. The games will test the Cardinal’s ability to rebound after their first loss and will show how resilient Stanford really is.
On Sunday, No. 9 Stanford men’s volleyball (5-1, 0-0 MPSF) fell short to No. 2 University of California, Irvine (6-1, 0-0 Big West) after a hard fought four sets. Despite it being Stanford’s first loss of 2019, the Cardinal’s performance was admirable and proved that they are a force to be reckoned with this season.
In an upset for the ages and the unquestioned game of the season thus far, No. 9 Stanford men’s volleyball (5-0) took down the second-ranked UC Irvine (5-1) in four sets. This victory marks the third consecutive ranked win for the team, and the Stanford Revenge Tour rolls onward.
No. 9 Stanford men’s volleyball (4-0, 0-0 MPSF) has started the 2019 season with a bang, going undefeated in their first four games of the season for the first time since 2016. The Cardinal hopes to continue this win streak on Thursday and Saturday with a double-header against their toughest competition yet — No. 2 University of California, Irvine (5-0, 0-0 Big West).
Stanford men’s volleyball (4-0) lit up Burnham Pavilion Saturday night as they rolled over No. 7 Ohio State (2-2) in 4 sets. The Buckeyes, who had given up only one set in the two schools’ last 3 meetings, are the first to fall in the 2019 Stanford Revenge Tour.
A 3-0 sweep over No. 14 Ball State Cardinals (2-2) gives the No. 11 Stanford men’s volleyball team (3-0) its first ranked win of the year. The victory keeps the Cardinal undefeated, and marks the team’s third consecutive win against Ball State. The Cardinals fought to keep it close in the first set, but Stanford ran away with the match 25-22, 25-17, and 25-20.
One quarter of the way through an eight-game home opener, No. 11 Stanford men’s volleyball (2-0)will face its first ranked threats, No. 14 Ball State and No. 7 Ohio State, tonight and Saturday, respectively.
It was a disappointing end to a tumultuous season as Stanford men’s volleyball (6-20, 3-9 MPSF) was obliterated by No. 2 UCLA (23-6, 9-3) in the first round of the MPSF tournament. The Cardinal were swept under the rug by a score of 3-0 as they hit a season low .057 on the match.