Sports

Stanford men set for the volleyball season opener

The Stanford men's volleyball team won once in four matches to open its season Friday at the 50th ASICS UC Santa Barbara Tournament.

The Cardinal plays UCLA in the seventh-place match on Saturday. It will mark the first regulation competition of the year.

Stanford opened with a 29-27, 25-20 loss to Harvard, which will be playing in the championship match against Long Beach State.

The Cardinal rebounded against Pacific, 25-22, 25-19, to complete the first session.

Stanford extended both Cal Baptist and the host Gauchos to three sets before losing. The Cardinal fell to cal Baptist, 25-17, 22-25, 15-12, and to UCSB, 25-22, 24-26, 15-8.

"So far, it has been a good tournament for us despite the outcomes," Stanford coach John Kosty said. "We got a lot of guys some good playing time against good competition. Both setters [James Shaw and Joe Ctvrtlik got some good work in for us."

Harvard won Pool A with a 3-1 record and Long Beach State went undefeated in Pool B.

— Stanford Athletics

Comments

There are no comments yet. Please share yours below.

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Choose a category: *

Since this is the first comment on this story a new topic will also be started in Town Square! Please choose a category that best describes this story.

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Steins, sausage and spaetzle: Mountain View hosts second Oktoberfest
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,687 views

Men Are Good For Three Things
By Laura Stec | 29 comments | 2,662 views

Two creative lights depart Palo Alto, leaving diverse legacies
By Jay Thorwaldson | 2 comments | 1,450 views

Reducing Council Size? Against
By Douglas Moran | 13 comments | 1,098 views

Storytime is Full
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 948 views