Pac-12 Champion Stanford was awarded the No. 1-overall seed with three other league squads receiving a top-16 seeding, giving them the right to host the first and second rounds. The league earned eight berths for the fifth time in six years.
Stanford junior outside hitter Kathryn Plummer was voted the Pac-12 Volleyball Player of the Year for the second-straight year, while teammates Jenna Gray and Morgan Hentz were tabbed as Setter and Libero of the Year and USC’s Raquel Lazaro was selected as Freshman of the Year.
After cutting their teeth in year one, the nation’s second year head coaches are busy building the culture and bolstering rosters in year two at the helm.
Courtney Bowen, pictured in the middle, took advantage of her first start for Stanford against West Virginia.
Led by the defending Pac-12 Player of the Year Kathryn Plummer, Stanford has been picked by the Pac-12 coaches to repeat as conference champions in 2018.
Stanford head coach Kevin Hambly does a Q&A with VolleyMob to preview his team’s upcoming season.
The fifth edition of the VolleyMob Pod features Stanford head coach Kevin Hambly and talk of the preseason AVCA Coaches Poll.
VolleyMob sat down with UCI’s sixth year head coach David Kniffin to learn more about the secrets to his program’s success, what has kept him around his alma mater for so long and the keys to the Anteaters’ balanced attack and blocking prowess.
USA Volleyball has announced the four coaches that will lead teams at the NORCECA Championships – Kevin Hambly, Jonah Carson, Jim Stone and Brad Keller.