No. 20 Stanford (1-2, 0-0 Pac-12) defeated San Diego State (0-1, 0-0 MPSF) 15-7 on Sunday at Cagan Stadium. The win represents not only the first of Stanford’s young season, but also the first under new coach Danielle Spencer.
No. 20 Stanford (0-2, 0-0 Pac-12) fell 12-11 to No. 8 Virginia (2-0, 0-0 ACC) in head coach Danielle Spencer’s debut at Stanford’s Cagan Stadium.
No. 8 Stanford women's basketball (22-3, 11-2 Pac-12) jumped out to a 23-13 lead in the first quarter against Utah (12-12, 5-8 Pac-12) and didn’t look back, dominating the contest and securing a 97-64 victory in Salt Lake City on Friday.
Backed by impressive scores across the board, synchronized swimming finished in a close second in Gainesville, Fla., last weekend. The Cardinal’s score of 81.0 came just three points short of first-place Incarnate Word’s 84.0, but well ahead of the University of Florida (49.0) and Lindenwood University (11.0).
Under Allister's direction, Stanford softball (5-1, 0-0 Pac-12) finished the GCU Kickoff Tournament in Phoenix, AZ with a 5-1 record. Wins came in a variety of ways — from a walk-off to multiple shutouts — highlighting the versatility of the team.
“We’re excited to be on the field,” Coach Jessica Allister said, following the softball team’s (1-0, 0-0 Pac-12) season-opening 3-0 victory against Grand Canyon University (0-1, 0-0 WAC) on Thursday.
For the second straight week, No. 2 women’s water polo (7-0, 0-0 MPSF) faced off against three top-15 teams, and for the second straight week, Stanford finished the weekend with a perfect 3-0 record.
Following an impressive showing at the Cal Cup last weekend, No. 2 women’s water polo (5-0, 0-0 MPSF) will host a trio of games this weekend at the Avery Aquatic Center.
Despite an early lead, No. 3 UC Irvine (4-2, 0-0 MPSF) fell 10-9 to No. 2 Stanford (5-0, 0-0 MPSF) to conclude the 2020 Cal Cup in Berkeley on Sunday. With the win, the Cardinal improved to remain undefeated and lengthen their win-streak to five.
No. 2 Stanford men’s gymnastics finished first at the Stanford Open in a triumphant return to the Farm on Saturday. The Cardinal finished with a score of 420.0500, defeating No. 1 Oklahoma (408.2000) and No. 12 California (400.7000).
The No. 9 women’s gymnastics team built on a promising first meet of the season to finish second at the NorCal Classic in Davis, CA. Stanford competed against multiple Bay Area rivals, including San Jose State, No. 22 UC Davis, No. 23 Sacramento State, and first-place finisher No. 3 California.
“You want that kind of like ability to make people's heads turn and to make people want to see what's going on when your music is playing,” head coach Megan Azebu said.
FC Dallas picked Derek Waldeck ‘19 in the third round (66th overall) of the 2020 Major League Soccer SuperDraft. He joins former teammate Tanner Beason ‘18 in the MLS as the only other Stanford player to be selected so far this year.
Four teams—the Tennessee Titans, Kansas City Chiefs, San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers—but also four former Cardinal players remain standing after the divisional round of the NFL playoffs.
The title defense for No.1 men’s gymnastics team began at Berkeley in the Cal Benefit Cup on Saturday. With new players and routines in the fold, Stanford came away with a 407.300 to 382.850 victory against the Bay Area foes.
With the 12th pick in the first round of the Major League Soccer SuperDraft, the San Jose Earthquakes selected former Stanford defender Tanner Beason ‘18.
No. 22 Stanford’s women’s gymnastics will face UC Davis, No. 9 California, San Jose State and Sacramento State in the NorCal Classic on Sunday. Less than 70 miles away, the No. 1 men’s gymnastics team will travel to Berkeley to kick off its season against No. 11 Cal in the Cal Benefit Cup.
On Friday night, Thomas' incredible performance against No. 3 Clemson in penalty kicks sent No. 7 Stanford to its fourth College Cup in five years.
Redshirt senior defender Tanner Beason was named a MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist for the second consecutive year on Tuesday. He is one of just 15 men nationwide to receive this prestigious honor.
Saturday marks the third iteration of the Big Game coaching matchup between Stanford’s David Shaw ‘94 and Cal’s Justin Wilcox. Shaw, a former Cardinal himself, has a 2-0 record against Wilcox. For a season in which the gap between the two teams is smaller than ever in recent memory, a breakdown of each coach is needed, as they both attempt to vault their respective teams into bowl game contention.
Multiple Stanford players were honored with All Pac-12 Conference awards for the team’s 2019 season. Three players each were named to the All Pac-12 first team and second team, and two received honorable mentions. Headlining the group is freshman forward/midfielder Ousseni Bouda.
Stanford alumnus Jake Bailey, the Patriots rookie punter, was in peak form against the Philadelphia Eagles this past Sunday. In what was a low-scoring, 17-10 victory, every play mattered. Bailey’s eight punts traveled an average of 47.6 yards and six of his punts landed within the 20-yard line. Three of his punts pinned Philadelphia’s offense within the six-yard line.
“Prepare to play our best soccer” — That was men’s soccer head coach Jeremy Gunn’s message to his team prior to Sunday’s upset of No. 1 Washington (14-3, 7-2 Pac-12). Despite the monumental 1-0 victory, Gunn wasn’t ready to celebrate just yet.