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.
In an opening home weekend dedicated to legendary head coach Mark Marquess, No. 20 Stanford baseball (5-2) honored its coach well with a sweep of Kansas (2-5).
Up against third-ranked BYU (14-2, 8-1 MPSF), No. 8 Stanford men’s volleyball (9-7, 6-5) struggled to deliver offensively in back-to-back matches, falling 0-3 on Thursday before dropping Friday’s match 1-3 at home.
No. 20 Stanford men’s tennis (5-1) won both its contests this weekend as it swept UNLV (4-2) on Saturday before blanking Saint Mary (3-2) on Sunday. Both contests saw Stanford victorious by a 7-0 final decision.
This weekend at the NCAA West regionals, Stanford men’s and women’s cross country teams swept both first place finishes for the first time since 2004. Both the men’s team and the women’s team won their 15th regional titles.
On Wednesday, the No. 2 Stanford women’s volleyball team returned home to Maples Pavilion riding a 16-game winning streak, matching the Cardinal’s longest streak since 2008. Three sets later, they had swept the Arizona Wildcats and extended the streak to 17.