After a draining 2-3 loss to No. 9 BYU on Thursday, No. 8 men’s volleyball (12-6, 4-3 MPSF) ended their three year losing streak against the Cougars (8-5, 4-3) with an emphatic 3-1 win. Stanford is now tied with BYU for third place in the MPSF conference standings.
No. 8 Stanford men’s volleyball (10-5, 3-2 MPSF) broke open the broom closet for the second straight match to sweep Grand Canyon University (GCU) (7-9, 0-4 MPSF). The team played efficient volleyball, closing out the match in just over an hour. That hour saw just seven total tie scores and a singular lead change.
The second-ranked women’s water polo team (7-0, 1-0 MPSF) travels to Irvine, CA, this weekend to compete in the 13th annual Barbara Kalbus Invitational hosted by UC Irvine (UCI).
Following a week off, No. 2 Stanford women’s water polo (6-0, 1-0 MPSF) looks to preserve their undefeated record as they return to play Saturday at No. 11 UC Davis (6-6, 0-0 Big West).
Concluding a tough two week road trip, No. 9 Stanford men’s volleyball team (7-5, 0-2 MPSF) was swept in three sets by No. 5 Pepperdine (8-2, 2-0 MPSF) on Friday night.
This weekend No. 8 Stanford men’s volleyball (7-1, 0-0 MPSF) will hit the road for the first time this season to face off against No. 2 Hawaii (3-0, 0-0 Big West) in a double header in Honolulu. The undefeated Rainbow Warriors will be the Cardinal’s toughest competition yet, and they showcase a stacked and experienced international roster.
On Saturday and Sunday, the Stanford men’s water polo team will fight in the end-of-season Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament at USC as the conference’s first seed.
Today, No. 2 ranked men’s water polo (13-1) will square off against Wagner (10-9) in Avery Aquatic Center. On Sunday, the team will then face No. 6 Pacific (8-7) at home.
These out-of-conference matches follow Stanford’s heartbreaking loss to No. 3 USC (22-1) in the final seconds of the final game of the MPSF Invitational meet last weekend. As a result, the team is poised to come back with a vengeance.