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Women's Volleyball

Stanford Downs Washington

SEATTLE – Behind a .402 attack percentage, No. 3 Stanford held off Washington, 25-15, 21-25, 25-19, 25-21, Friday at Alaska Airlines Arena, to win its 23rd consecutive Pac-12 contest.

Stanford (12-2, 5-0 Pac-12) registered a season-best 14 aces to go with 10.0 blocks and 36 digs. Washington (10-6, 1-4 Pac-12) hit .225 and registered seven aces, 7.0 blocks and 32 digs.

Opposite Kendall Kipp led all players with 21 kills on a season-high .514 attack percentage to go with five digs, an ace and a block. Outside hitter Elia Rubin recorded her team-best sixth double-double with 12 kills on .360 hitting and a match-best 10 digs. The sophomore also tallied three block, to aces and two assists.
 


Setter Kami Miner controlled the offense with 45 assists and matched her season-high with five kills. The junior also had a season-best four aces. Libero Elena Oglivie finished with eight digs and two aces.
 


Outside hitter Caitie Baird hit .308 with 12 kills, five digs and four aces, and matched her season-high with four blocks. Redshirt senior McKenna Vicini posted a match-high five blocks to go with two kills.
 


Senior Malia Tufuga started her second match at middle blocker in place of an injured Sami Francis. The Costa Mesa native tied her career-high with four blocks and added two kills and two digs. Junior defensive specialist Taylor Beaven had an ace off the bench in the third set.

Washington was led by Kierstyn Barton's 15 kills, while Madi Endsley added 13 kills on .346 hitting, five digs and two blocks for the Huskies.

Up next, Stanford faces its third top 5 opponent of the season, clashing with No. 4 Washington State in Pullman with first place in the Pac-12 on the line. First serve is scheduled for Noon on Sunday on Pac-12 Networks.