The Cardinal had an amazing year in the 2018-19 calendar. Trying to describe all the incredible moments would take too long to do, so The Daily Sports Staff give their favorite moments of the past year.
After the best regular season start since 2016, No. 8 Stanford (15-10, 6-6 MPSF) men’s volleyball will tackle their next challenge this Saturday: the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Quarterfinal. The MPSF is debatably the most competitive collegiate men’s volleyball conference in the nation, so the Cardinal must deliver against No. 12 Brigham Young (12-11, 6-6 MPSF) this weekend if they hope to prolong their season and potentially bring home a title.
No. 9 men’s volleyball concludes their regular season with a big 3-0 sweep to spoil Grand Canyon University’s senior night. Senior outside hitter Jordan Ewert paced the floor with 11 kills in his final regular season game.
This Saturday, Stanford men’s volleyball (14-10, MPSF 5-6) will travel to Phoenix, Arizona for their final regular season game of the year, where they will play Grand Canyon University (12-14, MPSF 2-8). This will be the Cardinal’s final chance to boost their Mountain Pacific Sports Federation record before postseason play kicks off. Stanford is currently…
Feeling the loss of star sophomore opposite Jaylen Jasper, the No. 6 men’s volleyball team (14-10, 5-6 MPSF) dropped a five-set decision to No. 9 USC (15-8, 6-4) last Friday and followed it with the worst offensive performance of the year against Concordia (14-16, 3-7) on Saturday.
The Senior Night energy swept through the No. 8 men’s volleyball team as they overcame No. 4 UCLA in a 23-25, 25-21, 25-19, 23-25, 15-10 thriller on Saturday night.
For just the second time this year, the No. 8 men’s volleyball team was defeated in Maples. No. 6 Pepperdine claimed the 3-0 decision, taking advantage of Stanford’s anemic gameplay.
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.