No. 8 men’s volleyball recovered from their worst beatdown of the season to earn their first road win of the season after defeating UC San Diego on Saturday night.
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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.
Stanford student-athletes must balance dual responsibilities: their academic coursework and their sporting commitments. While some believe student-athletes are held to lower academic standards than their non-athlete peers, both coaches and academic advisors alike say they work to promote a culture of academic rigor and integrity amongst student-athletes.
Service and attacking errors hindered the ability of No. 9 Stanford men’s volleyball (13-13, 8-10 MPSF) to even nip at the heels of No. 3 BYU (24-3, 16-2) in the MPSF quarterfinals on Saturday in Provo, Utah, where the Cougars swept the match 25-19, 25-21, 25-18.
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.
No. 5 Stanford men’s water polo (11-2, 0-1 MPSF) will look to get two more wins under their belt as they head south to challenge No. 7 UC Santa Barbara on Saturday and No. 8 Pepperdine on Sunday.
No. 3 Stanford men’s volleyball (14-2, 12-2 MPSF) performed well on the road this weekend, sweeping UC San Diego (4-14, 0-13) on Thursday and No. 13 UC Irvine (4-11, 3-10) on Friday. The Cardinal have now recorded eight of their 14 victories on the season via set sweeps and have won seven in a row since a loss to then-No. 2 Long Beach State on Feb. 5.