Stanford seniors make it a special night in MPSF volleyball


The No. 4 Stanford men's volleyball team came back from a 24-22 deficit in the third set to win 29-27 on its way to a 3-1 win over No. 5 Long Beach State, Saturday, at Maples Pavilion. The Cardinal won for the 12th time in its last 13 outings.

Stanford (17-3, 15-3 MPSF) enters the final week of the regular season in a first place tie with BYU, two games up on the 49ers and UCLA.

Madison Hayden
Stanford's seniors shone brightly in their final regular season home match at Maples Pavilion. Outside hitter Madison Hayden led the team with 15 kills on .324 hitting, two digs and a career high four assists, while middle blocker Conrad Kaminski hit .526 with 12 kills and five blocks.

Senior setter James Shaw guided the offense to a .391 attack percentage for the match. He finished with 48 assists, seven digs, six kills, four blocks and three aces.

Not to be outdone by the seniors, rookie Jordan Ewert matched his career-high with 11 kills on a career-best .429 attack percentage to go with five digs and two blocks. Redshirt sophomore middle blocker Kevin Rakestraw added six kills and a career-high eight blocks.

Stanford concludes MPSF play next week on the road at UCLA on Thursday and at UC Santa Barbara on Saturday. Thursday's match will be televised live on Pac-12 Bay Area and Pac-12 Los Angeles at 5 p.m.

— Stanford Athletics


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