2nd-ranked Stanford showed its clout, besting 11th-ranked USC in straight sets to stay perfect in league play at 11-0. Upsets were the storyline outside of that, as Utah topped 20th-ranked Washington and California stunned 19th-ranked UCLA.
21st-ranked UCLA overcame 17th-ranked Washington on the road for the first time since 2003, ending a 9-match losing streak against the Huskies overall. 16th-ranked Oregon, RV Arizona, 2nd-ranked Stanford, Utah and 20th-ranked Washington State also earned Friday night Pac-12 wins.
Raquel Lazaro had nearly 60 assists and over 20 digs as she fed the USC pins enough to down (RV) Arizona State on a loaded night for the Pac-12.
Victories by Arizona and Arizona State highlighted Pac-12 action Friday night, as the Wildcats outlasted 14th-ranked Oregon in 5 and the Sun Devils swept RV Oregon State for its 2nd conference win since 2016.
Two-time Pac-12 Honorable Mention outside hitter Alyse Ford is staying in conference but switching schools from USC to Arizona State.
Former Coastal Carolina DS/L Kennedy Hehr has transferred to Arizona State for the 2018 season.
The 2017 WAC Freshman of the Year, Claire Kovensky, is transferring to Arizona State for 2018.
GCU women’s volleyball (indoor and beach) will be postseason eligible for the first time, while men’s volleyball moves to the MPSF.