Kathryn Plummer was too much for Wisconsin to handle as #3 Stanford won an offensive battle to set up a National Title rematch with Texas in the Elite 8.
Stanford leads the NCAA Tournament field in hitting percentage, blocks per set and opponent hitting percentage after the sub-regional round.
Representative from six teams and three conferences make up our first NCAA Dream Team as the best of the best during sub-regional play. UCLA put two players on the team: outside hitter Reily Buechler and setter Sarah Sponcil.
#3 Stanford made quick work of Colorado State in the Palo Alto pod. The Cardinal will host the regional next weekend, starting with Wisconsin.
Colorado State and Stanford both advanced to Round 2 of the NCAA Tournament in the Palo Alto pod.
After a big week of NCAA volleyball, conferences have deemed their top players of the week.
Junior middle blocker McKyla Brooks nearly doubled her season output in kills and blocks per set in Stony Brook’s upset wins over top seeded Albany and No. 2 seed Binghamton en route to the America East Tournament Championship and NCAA berth.
#3 Stanford survived a valiant effort from #20 UCLA in their five-set comeback victory to remain perfect at home.
This article is the first of a two-part series of Scouting Reports that focus on one big match. Tonight’s match between #20 UCLA and #3 Stanford is the featured match.
#3 Stanford controlled every facet of their match with #11 USC as they swept the Trojans to claim the 2017 Pac-12 Championship outright.