Match Reviews: Classic Rivalries

Match Reviews: Classic Rivalries
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Rivalry week did not disappoint in the college ranks. While there were big matchups all across the nation, some of the highlights included FSU beating Florida for the first time in 10 years and No. 44 Stanford taking down No. 7 Cal. Below are the results and links to in-depth recaps from last week's Matches to Watch. Each team's updated ITA rankings from March 7 are in parentheses below.

No. 6 UNC def. No. 43 Duke 6-1
(No. 5 UNC, No. 43 Duke)

No. 44 Stanford def. No. 7 Cal 4-3
(No. 41 Stanford def. No. 6 Cal)
In an example of why we love rivalry matches, Stanford defeats Cal in a third-set tie-break at line three to close out the win. RECAP

No. 10 USC def. No. 11 UCLA 4-1
(No. 14 USC def. No 13 UCLA) 
USC came out fighting this time and it showed. RECAP

No. 3 Wake Forest def. No. 6 UNC 4-3
(No. 2 Wake Forest def. No. 5 UNC)
Petros Chrysochos tops Ronnie Schneider in three sets to clinch the win for Wake Forest. RECAP

No. 33 Florida State def. No. 13 Florida 4-2
(No. 36 Florida State def. No. 15 Florida)
Florida State defeats Florida for the first time in 10 years in epic fashion. RECAP

No. 8 Texas def. No. 7 Cal 4-3
(No. 8 Texas def. No. 6 Cal)
Another exciting match by closely ranked teams. RECAP
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