September 12, 1998
BOULDER, Colo. - The ninth-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team defeated the University of New Mexico in three games to advance to the Championship match at the PowerBar Invitational. The Cardinal will face No. 12 Colorado at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12. The Buffaloes defeated San Francisco to earn a shot at the defending national champions. Game scores were 15-1, 15-13 and 15-8.
Junior outside hitter Kerri Walsh recorded a match-high 11 kills and four blocks. Teammate Jennifer Detmer added 10 kills and 11 blocks to the effort. The Cardinal improves their record to 3-2.
Pac-10 conference play will begin when the Cardinal returns home to take on No. 3 USC at Maples Pavilion, Fri., Sept. 18, at 7:30 p.m.