STANFORD, Calif. – No. 4 Stanford remains undefeated against Oregon State after registering a 25-17, 25-17, 21-25, 25-13 win over the Beavers, Saturday, at Maples Pavilion.
Stanford (22-3, 15-1 Pac-12) improves to 75-0 all-time against Oregon State (10-16, 5-11 Pac-12). The Cardinal hit .389 as a team, while holding the Beavers to a .236 clip. Stanford racked up 47 digs and seven aces, while matching its season-high in blocks (14.5).
Middle blocker McKenna Vicini posted a season-high 10 blocks, while hitting .533 with eight kills on 15 errorless swings. Junior Sami Francis also showed off her offensive prowess, tying her career-best with a .667 attack percentage (9-1-12) to go with four blocks.
Outside hitter Caitie Baird and opposite Kendall Kipp tied for a team-high 13 kills. Baird hit .346 and recorded a season-high five blocks, four digs, two assists and an ace. Kipp posted a .379 attack percentage and had six blocks, five digs and an ace.
Outside hitter Elia Rubin turned in a match-high 15 digs to go with nine kills, three aces and a block. Defensive specialist Anna Pringle came off the bench in all four sets to serve for Francis, tallying an ace and matching her career-high with six digs. The sophomore registered her first collegiate kill after digging the ball over the net in the…