Men’s volleyball splits final home matches

This past weekend, the men’s volleyball team finished played its last home matches of the 2016 season. On Saturday night, the Trojans  (7-17, 5-15 MPSF) swept the UC San Diego Tritons (5-21, 0-20 MPSF). On Sunday night, USC was swept by No. 14 UC Irvine (9-18, 6-14 MPSF). Junior outside hitter Lucas Yoder led the Trojans […]

Men’s volleyball falls to Pepperdine in straight sets

On Saturday night, men’s volleyball ended its road trip with a visit up Highway 1 to Pepperdine. In their first match of the year in late January, the Trojans upset the No. 8 Waves at the Galen Center 3-2. Two months later, they were looking for similar magic on the road to keep their postseason hopes […]

Men’s volleyball’s postseason hopes take hit with loss at Stanford

The men’s volleyball team resumed MPSF play Thursday night with a four-set loss to No. 5 Stanford at Maples Pavilion. Since their last MPSF outing two weeks ago, the Trojans had won two straight against Concordia and Holy Names. Their aim was to build off that momentum tonight, but they fell flat out of the gates in Palo Alto. Stanford […]

Men’s volleyball drops another to No. 4 UCLA

The men’s volleyball team lost in four sets (25-16, 25-20, 25-27, 25-16) to arch-rival No.4 UCLA Saturday night at the Galen Center. The Trojans (3-13, 3-11 MPSF), who have dropped both matches to the Bruins (15-3, 11-3 MPSF) this season, got off to a slow start, failing to take the lead until midway through an exciting third set […]

Men’s volleyball splits series with No. 5 Hawaii

The USC men’s volleyball team (3-11, 3-9 MPSF) upset No. 5 Hawaii (10-5, 5-5 MPSF) in a five-set battle (25-18, 20-25, 21-25, 26-24, 17-15) after losing to them in five sets on Monday. The Trojans were led by junior outside hitter Lucas Yoder. Yoder tallied up 21 kills and 11 digs while hitting .279. He […]

Men’s volleyball drops five-set battle to Cal State Northridge

The USC men’s volleyball team battled against No. 11 Cal State Northridge, but the Trojans fell to the Matadors in a tough five-set match (23-25, 25-22, 22-25, 25-13, 9-15) Wednesday night at the Galen Center.  It was a battle between the two from the get-go. The Trojans (2-9, 2-7 MPSF) showed bursts of their true potential. […]

Trojans fall flat in fourth set in loss to Stanford

The USC Trojans fell to the No. 6 Stanford Cardinal in four sets (20-25, 25-19, 19-25, 8-25) at Galen Center Sunday night.  Despite battling and emerging victorious over Pepperdine last week, the Trojans (1-7, 1-5 MPSF) fell flat in the fourth set against the Cardinal (7-1, 5-1 MPSF), costing them a chance at another 5-set match. Sophomore opposite […]