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Women’s Volleyball comes up just short in Kansas City

Last month on Thursday, December 14th, the No. 3 ranked Stanford women’s volleyball team’s (30-4, 19-1 Pac-12) season came to a shocking end, as they failed to finish their comeback and fell in five total sets to the No. 2 ranked Florida Gators (30-2). This loss, only the Cardinal’s fourth of the season, left the team out of the final game, and stopped their attempted repeat at a national championship.

Women’s volleyball heads to Washington

It seems unreasonable to describe anything as a challenge for the No. 2 ranked Stanford women’s volleyball team. After all, the Cardinal have absolutely steamrolled their way through conference play, dropping only seven sets over the course of 14 matches. However, if there was one team that could stand in the way of an undefeated conference season, it may be No. 11 Washington, who Stanford plays Wednesday as part of a trip to the Pacific Northwest, where they will also face Washington State on Saturday.

Women’s volleyball claims 5-set comeback against Colorado

Sitting fourth in the nation, Stanford women’s volleyball (9-2, 2-0 Pac-12) came into its match against No. 25 Colorado (10-3, 0-2) having only lost sets against Penn State, otherwise dominating opponents with a combination of stellar team defense and powerful outside hitters. On Sunday, however, the Cardinal had to recover from an injury to star sophomore middle blocker Audriana Fitzmorris and battle back to win a close five-set decision 20-25, 25-13, 27-29, 29-27, 15-12.