There is no way to sugarcoat Stanford baseball’s season, no way to describe it as anything other than a resounding disappointment for a roster overflowing with highly touted professional prospects. Neither the return of senior ace Mark Appel, who is on the cusp of setting the school’s strikeout record, nor the rehab of junior slugger Austin Wilson, another near-certain first-round pick, has made the Cardinal a contender in 2013, and with two weeks to play Stanford (26-20, 11-13 Pac-12) has been all but eliminated from consideration for a postseason berth.
The No. 10 Stanford men’s golf team got off to the successful start it hoped for in the opening round of the NCAA Columbus Regional on Thursday, shooting a combined 7-over 291 to finish the day third in the 13-team field. Individually, junior Cameron Wilson led the Cardinal with a two-birdie, 1-under-par 70 to put him in a four-way tie for fourth.
Facing its first score-low-or-go-home test of the season, the No. 10 Stanford men’s golf team begins play at the NCAA Columbus Regional today looking to… Continue Reading »