Stanford was one of 16 schools invited to the NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships yesterday. The No. 3 Cardinal is one of the five Pac-10 schools headed to the championships May 27-29 on Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif. The other Pac-10 competitors are Cal, USC, Washington and Washington State.
The NCAA honored nine Stanford athletic programs yesterday for their Academic Progress Rates (APR). Stanford’s baseball, football, men’s golf, men’s tennis, men’s water polo, women’s cross country, women’s gymnastics, women’s indoor track and women’s outdoor track teams all placed in the top 10 percent of all teams in their respective sports over a four-year period beginning in 2006-07.
Yesterday’s baseball game against the University of San Francisco was rained out because of inclement weather at Stanford. No makeup date was announced.
For the second consecutive season, the Stanford men’s golf team is headed to Indiana for the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Cardinal was awarded the No. 4 seed in the 14-team Indiana Regional at Wolf Run Golf Club in Zionsville, Ind. In order of seeding, Alabama, Illinois and Iowa are the No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 seeds, respectively.