Five members of the Stanford field hockey team took home all-conference honors last night. Junior defender Kelsey Harbin was the highlight of the group, winning West Division Player of the Year.
In their last meeting, No. 18 Stanford women’s field hockey upset No. 8 Wake Forest 4-2 on Wake Forest’s home turf. It was the 2010-11 season; a season that took the Cardinal all the way to a first-round match in the NCAA tournament against No. 2 North Carolina.
This season, though, the rankings sit far closer and No. 13 Stanford will come into the game as more of an equal against No. 14 Wake Forest than it did three years ago.
In a bitter NorPac field hockey rematch Friday night, the Stanford Cardinal bested the visiting UC-Davis Aggies 5-0. After losing 3-2 in a gripping overtime… Continue Reading »
The No. 6 Cardinal field hockey team faced fierce offenses this weekend on the East Coast, suffering its first loss since the beginning of the season. Despite the 3-1 defeat at the hands of No. 5 Syracuse on Saturday, Stanford was able to bounce back on Sunday by holding off No. 11 Albany 2-1.
The Stanford-Cal rivalry is off to a good start for the Cardinal this season after the women’s field hockey team trounced the Golden Bears 3-0… Continue Reading »
The last six NorPac women’s field hockey finals have featured Bay Area rivals Stanford and Cal. This season, only one-half of the field was the same as No. 14 Stanford took on upstart Liberty University. The unfamiliar opponent didn’t faze the Cardinal (15-6, 6-0 NorPac) as it posted a 3-0 win to earn its fifth NorPac title in six years.
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.
It was a tale of two halves in Norfolk, Va., where after holding No. 6 Duke to just one goal in the first period, the No. 10 Stanford field hockey team fell 5-0 and swiftly exited the NCAA Tournament