No. 10 Pacific Volleyball Downs No. 20 Stanford 3-0
Nov. 7, 2000
Sophomore outside hitter Logan Tom had a match high 25 kills but it wasn't enough as No. 10 Pacific defeated No. 20 Stanford 3-0 tonight in Stockton. Game scores were 11-15, 10-15, 8-15.
The Cardinal fall to 14-11 on the year while the Tigers improve to 21-3.
The Tigers built an early 6-1 lead in game one before the Cardinal pulled to within two at 4-6 on a Pacific hitting error. UOP scored six quick points to go up 12-4 before middle blocker Jennifer Harvey got a kill for the Cardinal. Pacific reached game point on a Stanford hitting error. The Cardinal then held off five game points to pull within three at 11-14 but eventually fell to the Tigers 15-11. Logan Tom notched nine kills for Stanford.
Once again the Cardinal got themselves in a hole, falling behind 0-7 before an ace by Jennifer Harvey put Stanford on the board. The Cardinal then went on a six point run to tie the game up at 7-7 on a block by Logan Tom. After a timeout, Pacific regrouped to recapture the 11-8 lead. Stanford would stay close trailing 10-12, but UOP then capitalized on some Cardinal hitting errors to close out the game 15-10. Tom had eight kills for Stanford, however as a team, the Cardinal only hit .104 in game two.
It was deja vu in game three as the Tigers jumped out to a 6-0 lead before Stanford scored its first point on a Logan Tom kill. The Cardinal never really got in a groove in this game falling 15-8 to UOP on a service ace by Misty Swails.
Tonight marked Pacific's first win over Stanford since 1993. UOP has now won 13 consecutive matches this season.
For the Cardinal, Logan Tom notched 25 kills, 12 digs and two blocks while sophomore Ashley Ivy contributed 10 kills to the effort. Setter Lindsay Kagawa added 49 assists and 12 digs. Middle blocker Jennifer Detmer had four blocks on the night.
Four Tigers ended the night in double figures including Courtney Miller (17), Danielle Shinn (13), Jennifer Joines (12) and Elaine Goeders (10).
Stanford is next in action on Friday night against California in a conference match in Berkeley at 7 p.m.