Washington State Volleyball Stuns Stanford 3-1

Nov. 4, 2000

Stanford's Logan Tom had a match-high 26 kills but it wasn't enough as Washington State defeated No. 17 Stanford 3-1 tonight in Pullman, Washington. Game scores were 7-15, 16-14, 14-16, 8-15.

The Cardinal fall to 14-10, 7-8 in league play while the Cougars improve to 15-8, 6-8 in the Pac-10.

With game one knotted at 6-6, the Cougars went on a nine point run, taking advantage of Stanford hitting errors, opening a 14-6 lead. Stanford would score one more point on a block by Jennifer Detmer and Michelle Chambers but fell 15-7 on the Cougars second game point. The Cardinal hit .085 for the game committing 11 errors.

With Stanford leading 5-4, WSU went on a six point run to get the 10-5 advantage. After the Cardinal scored on a Cougar error, WSU reached 12-6 on a service ace. The Cardinal crept to within two on a solo block by Logan Tom to force a timeout. Stanford tied the game on a Cougar error but WSU regained the 13-12 lead on a Cardinal hitting error. Stanford held off one game point to tie the game up at 14-14 on a kill by Tom. The Cardinal reached game point on a service ace by Lindsay Kagawa and won the game on a kill by Sara Dukes.

WSU built a 9-4 lead over the Cardinal in game three, but a nine point run put Stanford up 13-9. The Cougars came back, however, holding off three Stanford game points to tie the game up at 14-all. They would win the game 16-14.

After the Cardinal took a 4-1 lead in the fourth game, the Cougars stormed back to tie it up at four-all. WSU would go on a five point run to get to 9-6. They would extend the lead to 13-8 and would win the match, taking game four 15-8.

Stanford was led by Logan Tom's 26 kills and 16 digs while middle blocker Jennifer Detmer added 12 kills and a match-high 11 blocks. Freshman Sara Dukes added seven kills and seven blocks on the night.

Despite the loss, the Cardinal outblocked WSU 21-9 on the evening.

Stanford will take on Pacific on Tuesday evening in Stockton, Calif. in a non-conference matchup.

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