Video: Kosty discusses No. 10 Stanford’s performance at AVCA Showcase

Despite losing both matches this weekend, Stanford coach John Kosty had plenty of reasons to be optimistic with his team’s performance.

Check out Off the Block special contributor Ted Wang’s interview with Kosty following No. 10 Stanford’s three-game loss to No. 2 Loyola at the AVCA Showcase on Saturday in Palo Alto, California. Continue reading “Video: Kosty discusses No. 10 Stanford’s performance at AVCA Showcase”

Video: Stanford news conference from NCAA Tournament media day

Stanford coach John Kosty is wanting the fourth time to be the charm for his team this season against BYU.

Kosty said during his team’s news conference Wednesday that he is confident the Cardinal following three previous head-to-head losses can beat the Cougars in their upcoming NCAA Tournament semifinal match.

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Q&A with Stanford coach John Kosty about NCAA Tournament

Stanford coach John Kosty isn’t worried about any lingering effects of losing in the MPSF championship — his team had already moved on from match before it left BYU.

Kosty said in an interview with Off the Block on Sunday that Stanford is excited to receive the at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament and a chance at a rematch against BYU if it can win its play-in match.

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Video: Stanford coach Kosty breaks down win vs. Cal State Northridge

Outside attacker Brian Cook had a match-high 18 kills and a .696 attack percentage as No. 8 Stanford swept Cal State Northridge 25-20, 25-17, 25-22 on Saturday in Northridge, Calif.

The Cardinal in the victory finished with a season-high .456 attack percentage and committed seven combined attack errors in the final two games. In addition, the win moved Stanford within a half-match of No. 9 UC Irvine for eighth place and the final spot in the MPSF Tournament.
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