STANFORD, Calif. – Kami Miner directed the Cardinal offense in a 25-15, 25-19, 20-25, 19-25, 15-12 win over No. 6 Oregon, Thursday, at Maples Pavilion.
The win gave No. 4 Stanford (21-3, 14-1 Pac-12) a three-match lead in the Pac-12 standings over the Ducks (21-5, 11-4 Pac-12). The Cardinal out hit Oregon, .244 to .180, and held an 11.0 to 9.0 advantage in blocks and a 6-4 edge in aces.
Opposite Kendall Kipp posted her fourth double-double of the year with 18 kills and a career-high 17 digs. The fifth-year also tallied two aces, two blocks and two assists. Outside hitter Caitie Baird also tallied 18 kills on .314 hitting to go with six digs, two blocks and an ace.
In addition to running the offense, Miner finished with seven digs, three blocks, two kills and an ace to go with 41 assists. Libero Elena Oglivie anchored the defense with a match-high 21 digs – her second-straight 20-plus dig performance and fourth of the season.
“I’m really proud of us for playing really gritty in that fifth set and getting after it.”@michellachester speaks with Kami Miner after No. 4 @StanfordWVB held on to defeat No. 6 Oregon in five sets. ??#NCAAWVB pic.twitter.com/0ffNj4zSHB
— NCAA Women’s Volleyball (@NCAAVolleyball) November 10, 2023
Stanford dominated the first set, hitting .474 while holding Oregon to a .094 clip. The Cardinal totaled seven kills and five blocks in the decisive fifth set.