Men's Volleyball Pulls Huge Upset
Feb. 28, 1998
LOS ANGELES - The USC men's volleyball team posted its biggest win of the season, upsetting No. 7 Stanford, 11-15, 15-13, 10-15, 15-4, 15-11, on Saturday night in the North Gym.
USC improved to 6-9 overall and 4-8 in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. Stanford fell to 8-3, 7-3.
USC senior middle blocker Szilard Kovacs had 30 kills and eight blocks, while freshman outside hitter Trevor Julian had a career-high 22 kills and sophomore setter Donald Suxho had a season-high 91 assists.
The Cardinal was led by senior swing hitter Devin Poolman's 29 kills and sophomore outside hitter Andy Witt's 17 kills.
USC hit .319 as a team, compared to Stanford's .235. The Trojans had a season-high 19 team blocks, which particularly came into play in games four and five, when Stanford hit .025 and -.045, respectively.