No. 24 Broncos to Host Fourth-Ranked Stanford Tuesday

Oct. 1, 2001

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The 24th-ranked Santa Clara University volleyball team will be looking to knock-off its second nationally-ranked opponent of the season Tuesday at 7 p.m. when it hosts fourth-ranked Stanford in the Leavey Center.

The Broncos are 8-4 on the season and 1-1 in the West Coast Conference after splitting its two matches on the road last weekend. The Broncos were upset at San Diego on Friday before rebounding for a 3-0 sweep at Saint Mary's College on Saturday. Stanford is 9-1 on the season but has split its last two matches, losing a 3-1 decision at Long Beach State and defeating Cal 3-0. The Cardinal is a perfect 3-0 in Pacific-10 Conference matches.

Santa Clara is led by freshman Toni Muratore's 3.80 kills per game with senior Jami Bari following close behind with a 3.70 average. The Broncos are the WCC leader in assists, averaging 14.95 per game and are the league top-digging squad with an average of 18.81 per game. In the win at Saint Mary's, the Broncos recorded 12 service aces.

Live coverage of the Stanford match will be available through Santa Clara's live statistical service on the official athletic website by clicking here.

Tickets are available in advance by calling the Bronco Athletic Ticket Office at 408/554-4660 or at the door.

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