No. 4 Cardinal Sweep No. 23 Arizona State 3-0
Nov. 8, 2002
Stanford, Calif. - Senior outside hitter Logan Tom had a match-high 18 kills and nine digs to lead the fourth-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep of No. 23 Arizona State tonight in Maples Pavilion. Game scores were 30-19, 30-20, 30-18.
The Cardinal improve to 23-3 on the year, 13-2 in the Pac-10 while the Sun Devils fall to 10-8 overall, 6-7 in conference play.
Stanford took an 11-7 lead on a kill by Ogonna Nnamani to force a Sun Devil timeout in game one. A kill by Jennifer Harvey put the Cardinal up 19-12 as Stanford continued to roll. Back-to-back Logan Tom kills gave the Cardinal a 28-18 advantage as ASU took their final timeout. Tom posted a block solo out of the timeout to put Stanford at game point. Sara Dukes closed the game out at 30-19 with a kill.
The Cardinal raced to a 7-2 lead to open game two as ASU took its first timeout. The Sun Devils took their second timeout with the Cardinal leading by nine points at 19-10 after an ASU hitting error. Stanford had a 10 point lead at 27-17 after another Sun Devil hitting error and reached game point on a Dukes kill at 29-19. The Cardinal won game two, 30-20, on another Dukes kill.
Stanford led 15-10 in game three at the media timeout after an ASU service error. The Sun Devils took their first timeout, trailing 12-20 and second at 15-25 after a Logan Tom kill. A service ace by Tom put the Cardinal at game and match point at 29-18. Ogonna Nnamani's kill closed out the match with Stanford winning 30-18 in game three.
For the Cardinal, Nnamani had 13 kills (13-0-17) while hitting at a .765 clip. Jennifer Harvey added nine kills while hitting .643 and Sara Dukes chipped in seven kills to the Stanford effort. Logan Tom also had two service aces and two block solos on the night.
For Arizona State, Juliana Escobar had 17 kills, followed by Jodi Smith's eight kills. Brittany Arnett led the team with eight digs.
Stanford is back in action on Sunday night against No. 1 Hawaii in Honolulu at 6 p.m. HT.
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