Women's Volleyball Defeats Arizona State 3-1
Oct. 27, 2000
Stanford's Logan Tom notched 24 kills and four blocks as the 17th ranked Stanford Cardinal defeated Arizona State, 3-1 tonight in Maples Pavilion. Game scores were 15-3, 13-15, 15-4, 15-10.
The Cardinal improve to 12-9 overall, 6-7 in league play while the Sun Devils fall to 14-8 overall, 6-6 in the Pac-10.
Stanford opened the first game with five straight points before ASU answered with their first. The Cardinal would score points six and seven on Sun Devil errors. With Stanford leading 7-3, the team shut down ASU, scoring eight consecutive points to close out game one with a 15-3 win. Stanford hit .464 for the game while the Devils hit -.033.
Game two was a see-saw battle that saw six ties throughout the game. With the score knotted at nine-all, ASU scored four quick points to take the 13-9 lead. The Cardinal fought back to tie the game on a service ace by Emily Lawrence. But the Sun Devils hung on for the 15-13 win on a service ace and kill by outside hitter Jami Coughlin.
The Cardinal came out of the locker room focused and ready to play, taking the early 5-1 lead. After extending the lead to 7-3, Stanford went on a seven point run to get to 14-3. ASU scored one more point before the Cardinal closed out the game on a kill by Tara Conrad.
Game four saw ASU take the early 4-1 but Stanford hung tight and pulled to within one at 3-4. The Devils scored two quick points on a service ace and Cardinal attack error. Stanford answered with a four-point run, taking the 7-6 lead on a block by Ashley Ivy, Jennifer Harvey and Jennifer Detmer. The game stayed close with the two teams tied at 10-all, when Logan Tom tallied a service ace to give Stanford the lead. The Cardinal would rally off four more points to end the game and take the match on a kill by Tom.
Michelle Chambers led all players with a match-high 16 digs while middle blocker Jennifer Detmer had a match-high seven blocks on the night. Ashley Ivy added 11 kills and six blocks to the Cardinal cause while Sara McGee had nine kills and five blocks.
Stanford hosts St. Mary's on Monday, October 30 at 7 p.m. in Maples Pavilion in a non-league match.
No. 17 Stanford def. Arizona State, 3-1.