#2 Stanford Leaves No Doubt, And Some Pac-12 Upsets
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.
Pac-12 Kills Leader Kendra Dahlke Leaves Match with Another Injury
After missing a match last week while in the concussion protocol, Arizona outside hitter Kendra Dahlke left Sunday’s match against Utah with a leg injury.
Pac-12: #21 UCLA Records Historic Road Win at #17 Washington
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.
Cincinnati’s Thompson Notches Second VolleyMob Player of the Week Nod
Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson averaged 7.89 kills, 3.00 digs and 0.56 blocks per set, while hitting .400 in wins over Tulsa and Wichita State in a record-setting weekend en route to her second VolleyMob Player of the Week honor.
#2 Stanford Handles #16 Washington in Straight Sets
2nd-ranked Stanford extended its win streak to 14 in a row with a victory in straight sets against 16th-ranked Washington inside Maples Pavilion. The Cardinal, which has won 27 consecutive home matches, is perfect in Pac-12 play at 8-0.
Pac-12: #12 USC Sneaks by ASU; #2 Stanford, #15 Oregon, #16 UW, #23 UCLA Earn 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.
Cal, Washington State Highlight Day of Upsets in the Pac-12
#2 Stanford was the only favored Pac-12 team to win on Sunday. #20 Washington State, #19 Oregon, (RV) Arizona State and Cal all pulled off upsets.
Pac-12: #19 Oregon Stuns #21 UCLA, #2 Stanford Stays Undefeated
19th-ranked Oregon claimed its first-ever sweep of 21st-ranked UCLA in Los Angeles, Calif., and the first overall since 2014 to get back on track this week. 2nd-ranked Stanford kept its perfect Pac-12 start going with a 4-set win over Utah, which received votes this week.
Pac-12 Volleyball: State of Arizona Shows Out Friday Night
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.
Top 10 Stunner: #2 Stanford Sweeps Past #9 USC
In a Top 10 matchup, 2nd-ranked Stanford bested 9th-ranked USC in straight sets. The Cardinal, which has now won 9 matches in a row, remains undefeated in Pac-12 action and owns a 5-match win streak against the Trojans.