The 12 league women’s volleyball coaches voted STANFORD the Pac-12 preseason favorite, the Conference office announced on Wednesday. The Cardinal received nine first-place votes and collected 119 points to earn the top spot in the polling. UCLA was second with 103 points and WASHINGTON rounded out the top three, garnering 99 points.
The Pac-12 Conference and the volleyball all-star team partnered with Active Kidz Shanghai for a youth clinic hosted at the Yew Chung International School in Gubei. Led by Coach Michael Sealy of UCLA, the Pac-12 student-athletes worked with more than 40 students from AKS and YCIS ranging in ages from five to 16 years old. The young athletes learned the basics of volleyball from hitting and setting to passing and communicating with their teammates.