Hoffman Hammers 20 But Huskies Lose In Maples
STANFORD, Calif. – No. 17 Washington dropped a four-setter at 10th positioned Stanford this evening, 24-26, 25-17, 25-20, 25-21, assuming its most memorable loss of Pac-12 play and snapping a five-game dominate streak against the Cardinal. The Huskies lost external hitter Madi Endsley to injury during the principal set, and notwithstanding a brave 20 kill match from Claire Hoffman, UW couldn’t hold the Cardinal offense under wraps.
The Cardinal hit .338 for the match, including over .400 marks in the final two sets. The Huskies (10-3, 2-1 Pac-12) hit .235. The biggest difference on the box score was blocking, where Stanford had 14.0 blocks and UW had only 3.0, all in the first set.
“Affliction finds each group eventually in the season and it thought that we are in that previously set,” said Lead trainer Keegan Cook. “It put us in certain circumstances where we needed to make a few changes and pose a few inquiries. I positively regard our work and capacity to contend, yet insufficient execution from the assistance line or protectively.
“You never know when opportunities will come but when they do are you prepared to seize them? And the answer to that question tonight was no, unfortunately. We know that now and we’ll get to work.”
With Endsley out, Hoffman conveyed much a greater amount of a hostile burden than expected, taking 56 swings and taking care of 20 with only three mistakes to hit .304. She likewise drove the group with 13 digs. Emoni Shrubbery had twelve kills, hitting .250, and Marin Grote included 11 a .241 imprint. Sophie Summers had seven kills, hitting .357. Ella May Powell had 43 helps and 11 digs.
UP NEXT: Washington finishes its three-match road stretch on Sunday against California at 2 p.m. in Haas pavilion.
SET ONE: Washington scored a couple exceptionally clearly initial two focuses, as Marin Grote and Sophie Summers in on returned to-back blocks for 2-1. Emoni Bramble had sequential kills from the left for a 4-3 lead. Stanford scored three straight until missing serve for 5-6. In any case, Stanford then scored another three focuses and constrained an Imposing break at 5-9. Endsley handled her most memorable kill, and afterward UW had a 4-0 race to crawl once more into it. Grote completed a slide and afterward she and Hoffman joined for a dismissal. A Stanford blunder made it 10-11. The groups two or three two point runs as UW continued to pull inside one at 13-14 on a Hedge kill, and 14-15, yet couldn’t exactly settle the score. A startling second came at 16-18 when Endsley went up and hit down a ball over the net, yet she arrived on a Stanford player who had gone under the net, and went down in torment. Endsley needed to sub out for Audra Wilmes, however the Dawgs continued to battle. Powell finished a long convention with a dump to tie it at 19-19, the primary tie since 4-4. UW then had a Bramble kill and a Stanford mistake to take its most memorable lead at 22-21. The Dawgs arrived at set point on a fast strike from Summers in the center. The Huskies missed serve, yet got one more opportunity as Hoffman pounded one for 25-24. Hoffman then finished it after a marvelous dig from Powell and a Straights knock set, swinging off the block and down for 26-24.
The Huskies gritted out the win with 22 digs, hitting .220 compared to .182 for the Cardinal. Bush had six kills and Hoffman had four, while Powell and Hoffman each had six digs.
SET TWO: A Hoffman hammer made it 2-0 to begin the subsequent set. Kills from Shrub and Hoffman, and afterward a joust won by Powell made it 5-3 Dawgs. The Cardinal made a run with four in succession to drive an Imposing break at 6-9. Summers put one down from Powell for 8-10, however Stanford added two more to its lead at 8-12. Hoffman squashed a long Sounds knock set for 10-13, however another 3-0 Stanford run constrained UW’s last break at 10-16. Kills by Grote and Summers maintained UW inside yelling separation, however Stanford got some more assistance with a pro off the tape for 13-20. Hoffman wrenched one more down then, at that point, went offspeed for back to back kills for 16-22. However, the Cardinal wouldn’t falter in that frame of mind out, 25-17.
The Huskies hit .229 in the set but Stanford improved to a .375 mark as UW went without a block in the frame. Hoffman notched five kills.
SET THREE: Stanford held a 6-4 lead through the initial ten places of the third set. Hoffman lasered one from the left and Grote hit a bridge for a kill for 7-9. One more Hoffman kill was trailed by an ace for 10-12, however the Cardinal had the following two for 10-14 and UW took break. Molly Wilson subbed in and an extreme serve helped Hedge finish one for 12-15, however a couple of Stanford focuses made the hole five. The Huskies pulled inside three again at 15-18 however at that point missed serve and made an assault blunder for 15-20, and required their last break. One more Hoffman kill was upheld by an expert from Olivia Mikkelsen for 18-21, however Stanford procured a block on the following convention to stem the energy. Stanford arrived at set point at 19-24, Shrubbery saved one with a kill however the following point turned out well for Stanford for the 25-20 completion.
The Cardinal again outhit the Dawgs, .419 to .182 despite six kills on nine swings from Hoffman. Blocks were 6.0 to zero in Stanford’s favor.
SET FOUR: Hoffman counted two additional kills to begin the third and afterward the Dawgs won an unbelievable convention with a Grote polish off the block for 3-all. A Powell polish off a tight pass and a Stanford blunder made it 6-5 Dawgs. Shrubbery and Summers associated for an important lead at 8-6, yet the Cardinal had a 3-0 hurry to return up one. Hoffman evened out it at 10-10 with a swipe off the block. The groups were tied at each point up to 14-14 when Stanford scored three, however UW got back inside one on a Summers change fast kill. Grote completed for 19-20, however Stanford had a sideout and afterward hindered a Grote slide pursue 19-22 and UW took time. Hoffman completed a major meeting out of the back for 20-22 and her twentieth kill, however again Stanford got the sideout, and afterward the Huskies overpassed the following serve and it was taken care of for match point at 20-24. Hedge saved one with a sharp kill, however the Huskies couldn’t expand it, falling 21-25.