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.
Pauley Pavilion echoed with the sound of a crowd gathering on Thursday evening as the Stanford Cardinal men’s volleyball team took on No. 5 UCLA in Los Angeles. The Cardinal lost for the second time this season to UCLA in four sets (15-25, 25-20, 22-25, 15-25).
Stanford men’s volleyball (6-17, 3-7 MPSF) concluded their home matches for the season on a high note, claiming wins over No. 13 Grand Canyon (16-10, 3-7) and No. 14 Concordia (13-14, 4-7) on Thursday and Saturday, respectively. Despite struggles throughout the season, the team’s spring break and seven-game homestand ended successfully, culminating in an impressive senior night victory.
Stanford men’s volleyball (3-13, 1-4 MPSF) came out strong, winning the first two sets on Saturday against BYU, to then fall in the last three and be defeated by the No. 6 team in the nation.
Stanford men’s volleyball had a tough end of the week on the road, losing to No. 14 USC (4-7, 1-0 MPSF) on Thursday night and then to No. 12 CSUN (7-4) on Saturday. Both teams haven’t had the most stable seasons, with the Cardinal having a four-game losing streak before a win against UC San…
Stanford men’s volleyball (2-8) had a split weekend, taking a loss at UC Irvine on Friday and then coming back to beat UC San Diego on Saturday, breaking a four-game losing streak for the Cardinal. Both games were on the road, where Stanford will stay for another four games.
The Cardinal was defeated by No. 1 Long Beach State on Saturday at Maples Pavilion in a highly competitive three-set match. Despite the final outcome, the Cardinal put up a good fight against the number one team in the country.
After dropping Friday’s match against No. 5 UC Irvine (19-6, 13-5 MPSF), No. 8 Stanford men’s volleyball was able to turn it around and secure a win on Saturday, sweeping UC San Diego (7-19, 3-15) in the final match of the regular season. With the win, Stanford closes out the regular season with a record of 13-12 and 8-10 in MPSF play.