Stanford 3, UC Santa Barbara 0
Date of competition: Friday, January 25, 2008
Stanford rallied from late deficits in all three games to beat host UC Santa Barbara, 30-28, 30-26, 30-26, in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation match on Friday night. Matt Ceran and Evan Romero each had 17 kills and Kawaka Shoji had 51 assists. Jesse Meredith added 13 kills for the Cardinal (3-3, 6-3), which hosts Pacific on Thursday in Burnham Pavilion at 7 p.m.
posted by staff on Jan 25, 2008 at 8:33 pm
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|Top players: (names with stats)||Stanford: Matt Ceran 17 kills, .517 hitting percentage; Evan Romero 17 kills; Jesse Meredith 13 kills, .522 hitting percentage; Kawika Shoji 51 assists; Jarod Keller 12 digs.|
|Records:||Stanford 3-3 MPSF, 6-3 overall; UC Santa Barbara 0-4, 1-6.|
|Match notes:||Stanford hit .414 for the match and rallied from late deficits in each game to win. An Evan Romero kill in the first game gave Stanford its first lead at 29-28. Matt Ceran and Brandon Williams blocked a Gauchos' attempt in game two for a 23-22 edge. In game three it was Jesse Meredith, with a kill, who gave the Cardinal its final lead at 22-21.|
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