2nd-ranked Stanford showed its talent in an impressive sweep of 17th-ranked UCLA to move to 3-0 in Pac-12 action and extend its win streak to 9 in a row Wednesday night.
Four of 5 Sunday Pac-12 Conference matchups took 5 sets to solve, as 2nd-ranked Stanford, 10th-ranked USC, 14th-ranked Washington, 16th-ranked Oregon and Arizona registered victories.
Colorado, #2 Stanford, and #10 USC opened conference play with wins Wednesday night. The Buffs stole away a five-setter from Utah, while the Cardinal and Trojans each won in sweeps.
When you think of the Pac-12 this season, one word comes to mind. Competitive.
This week’s Player of the Week decision was one of our toughest yet as the numbers for Week 4 were insane across the board. In the end, Cal Poly’s Torrey Van Winden had a slight edge over the pack with an all-around and efficient effort.
Stanford’s Kathryn Plummer and Morgan Hentz were tabbed as Pac-12 Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week for the second straight week.
#2 Stanford defeated #4 Texas for the second time in four days Friday night in Austin, Texas.
#2 Stanford continued its dominance over #4 Texas with a sweep of the Longhorns Tuesday night.
After leading 2nd-ranked Stanford to a pair of Top 10 victories in Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge action last weekend, junior Kathryn Plummer earned AVCA Player of the Week recognition. It is her first player of the week honor and the 19th all-time for Stanford.
After piling up 40 kills, 16 digs and seven blocks and hitting over .400 for the weekend in a pair of wins over Top 10 foes, Stanford’s Kathryn Plummer takes our Week 3 Player of the Week honor.