Monday, 26 February 2024

NCAA Womens Volleyball

Historic Season Ends in NCAA Regional Semifinals

Historic Season Ends in NCAA Regional Semifinals

STANFORD, Calif. – An incredible postseason run and a historic season came to an end for No. 5 seed Sun Devil Volleyball in the NCAA Regional Semifinal as the team fell in a four-set battle with No. 1 seed Stanford (22-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-21) on Thursday night and into Friday morning.

Notable Stats

  • Arizona State finished the 50th season of the program with a 28-7 record. The .800 winning percentage is the highest in program history.
  • ASU fell to 1-2 in the season series with Stanford (29-3) after the four-set loss. This was the second time all season that the Sun Devils lost after winning the first set.
  • Senior opposite Marta Levinska led ASU in kills with 17, moving her into fourth for single season kills in the program record book with 571. This was her 20th match in a row with double-digit kills, tying her career-long record. She also had one ace to put her in ninth place in career aces at 107.
  • Graduate libero Mary Shroll had her most impressive defensive performance of the season, earning a season-high 30 digs. This was her second match this season with 20-plus digs, 10th in her career. This was her first time reaching 30 digs this season. She had 10-plus digs for the 29th match this season, reaching double figures in just the second set.
  • Another Sun Devil ending the season on a high note was junior outside hitter Geli Cyr. She notched 16 kills, matching her career high. She reached 10-plus kills for the 15th time this season, second time this postseason.Additionally, she had six digs and three blocks.
  • Graduate setter Shannon Shields ended her career on a solid note, notching 38 assists. She also had four kills, four digs and two blocks.
  • Leading the blocking effort was senior middle blocker Claire Jeter with six blocks, with graduate middle blocker Maddie McLaughlin not far behind with four. Jeter also had four kills and McLaughlin had three. 
  • Due to the Texas and Tennessee match going to five sets, this match did not begin until 9:51 p.m. PST.

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