Lukes Paces San Diego in 3-0 Upset of No. 11 USC, on to First Sweet 16 Since 2013
San Diego took down No. 17 USC in straight sets, 3-0, on Saturday evening at the Galen Center in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to advance to the NCAA Regional Semifinals for the first time since 2013.
Pac-12 Leads the Nation with 8 NCAA Berths including 4 Seeded Teams
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.
Pac-12 Names Plummer, Lazaro, Gray, Hentz as 2018’s Best
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.
Stanford Looks to Clinch Share of Pac-12 Crown with 2 Two Wins
No. 2 Stanford, which has won 20-straight matches and claimed a nation-best 29-consecutive victories at home, could potentially clinch a share of the Pac-12 crown with two more wins this week.
#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: #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.
Khalia Lanier Leads #10 USC Past #17 Washington in Four Sets
#10 USC picked up a key road win over #17 Washington Wednesday night in Seattle.
Pac-12: Utah, Cal Shock Ranked Foes Sunday
Utah and California earned upset victories over ranked opponents Sunday, toppling 15th-ranked Oregon and 18th-ranked Washington State, respectively. Also rounding out the weekend with wins were 12th-ranked USC and 20th-ranked Colorado.
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.
Pac-12: Trio Earn Sunday Conference Upsets
It was an exciting Sunday in the Pac-12, as Utah, Arizona and Arizona State played their way to upset victories. 9th-ranked USC and 22nd-ranked Washington State also collected wins to round out the conference weekend.