Stanford will look to claim the National Championship for the second time in three seasons; Way-Too-Early 2018 VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Full List).
Marquette comes in at #25 with all of their starters back for 2018; Way-Too-Early 2018 VolleyMob Top 25 (#21-25).
#14 Iowa State and Wisconsin quickly swept their foes Friday evening to meet on Saturday night in Round 2.
This is the Stanford regional overview for all 16 teams in the Stanford region.
The visiting (RV) Marquette Golden Eagles defeated the DePaul Blue Demons in straight sets ahead of next weekend’s Big East Tournament, where they will be the #2 seed.
Marquette outsides Allie Barber and Anna Haak delivered 25 kills each to help the Golden Eagles defeat Villanova in a five-set thriller.
#14 Creighton exacted revenge for their only conference loss on the season with a sweep of (RV) Marquette in straight sets in Omaha, Nebraska.
Sophomore outside Allie Barber had a career-best 30 kills to lead the Golden Eagles over the Seton Hall Pirates in an epic five-set thriller.
Freshman Martha Konovodoff tallied four of Marquette’s 11 service aces as the visiting Golden Eagles (RV) swept the Georgetown Hoyas.
The Marquette Golden Eagles defeated Providence in straight sets for their 8th consecutive win.