Redshirt freshman Eric Verso’s first career goal and a late add-on by sophomore Zach Batteer ended the Cardinal’s drought and breathed life into the young season as Stanford (4-5, 1-1 Pac-12) knocked off a sluggish San Diego State team Sunday afternoon.
The arrival of new head coach Jeremy Gunn sparked plenty of change in the men’s soccer team this year.
The men’s soccer team dropped another match in overtime, falling 2-1 at the hands of LMU on Friday. Despite outshooting the Lions 29-13, Stanford slipped below .500 on the season and faces another stiff test this weekend when No. 12 UCLA comes to the Farm for the Pac-12 opener.
The No. 25 Stanford football team may have dominated Duke on Saturday, but Cardinal sports teams had a great all-around weekend as well.
Weekend preview: Women’s volleyball hosts Stanford Invitational, as women’s soccer and field hockey ready for ranked home matchups
After falling in three sets in an exhibition match against Chinese club team Jiangsu on Wednesday, the No. 8 Cardinal women’s volleyball team will host the Stanford Invitational this weekend, starting with Bay-Area rival Santa Clara tonight at 7 p.m. at Maples Pavilion. It will then square off against Loyola at 10 a.m. Saturday and Pacific at 6 p.m. the same night.
Weekend update: Women’s soccer’s 25-game win streak snapped; field hockey nearly upsets No. 1 Mayland
After winning its second game of the season Friday against No. 6 Penn State, the No. 1 Stanford women’s soccer team (2-1) had its win streak snapped at 25 games by unranked West Virginia (2-2) at the Penn State Invitational on Sunday.
The Stanford men’s soccer squad defeated Sacramento State 3-0 in Tuesday night’s exhibition opener at Cagan Stadium. The game remained scoreless until the 42nd minute, when freshman midfielder Ty Thompson capitalized off a well-placed low ball from another freshman midfielder, Aaron Kovar.