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STANFORD, Calif. – No. 11 Stanford beach volleyball picked up a 5-0 win over Santa Clara on Thursday afternoon to improve to 18-8 on the season. The Cardinal swept on all five courts.
Stanford will play its final three matches of the regular season this weekend, hosting No. 5 Loyola Marymount, No. 8 Grand Canyon and San Jose State. Cal will also play in the tournament, but the Cardinal and Golden Bears will not face each other.
After this weekend, Stanford turns its attention to next week's Pac-12 Championships, which begin on Thursday, April 29 and run through Saturday, May 1.
No. 11 Stanford x, Santa Clara x
Flight #1: Xolani Hodel/Sunny Villapando (Stanford) def. Claire Doud/Nani Spaar (Santa Clara) 21-10, 21-12
Flight #2: Charlie Ekstrom/Kate Reilly (Stanford) def. Michelle Shaffer/Julia Sangiacomo (Santa Clara) 21-17, 21-8
Flight #3: Maddi Kriz/Kylee Matheson (Stanford) def. Jordan Bennett/Alex Anthony (Santa Clara) 21-12, 21-16
Flight #4: Emmy Sharp/Amelia Smith (Stanford def. Gretchen Reinert/Kat Georgiadis (Santa Clara) 21-13, 21-14
Flight #5: Maddie Dailey/Jordan McKinney (Stanford) def. Alexia Gallegos/Elena Radeff (Santa Clara) 21-18, 21-15
Order of finish: 2, 4, 5, 3, 1