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.
#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.
#14 Washington survived a five set thriller against Washington State while #16 Oregon and Arizona defeated their in-state rivals for first conference win.
Lindsey Vander Weide led everyone with 15 kills as #16 Oregon won their sixth match in seven tries in downing Hawaii.
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The Pac-12 kept the Big Ten at bay as Oregon and Stanford earned wins over Minnesota and Penn State.
After facing two Top 5 teams on opening weekend, No. 18 Oregon earned its first victory of the season against instate foe Portland State. The Ducks denied the Vikings a reward for their 100 mile trip down I-5, issuing a loss via sweep, including 13 aces, nine by Brooke Van Sickle.
MATCH STATS No. 13 USC def. No. 24 Oregon 3-1 (25-19, 25-16, 19-25, 25-17) USC 22-8, 14-5 Pac-12; Oregon 16-11,…
Senior right side Taylor Agost downed 24 kills, while sophomore right side Willow Johnson notched six kills in the decisive fifth set to cap No. 15 Oregon’s five-set road win over Washington State on Friday.