After recording a 3-0 win over Miami (OH) on Tuesday, the No. 11 Stanford field hockey team qualified for the NCAA Tournament for the 12th… Continue Reading »
Stanford field hockey kicks off NorPac opener with visit to California, while Cardinal softball announces its 2013 season schedule
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.
While the sting from last weekend’s heartbreaking 1-0 loss to California in the NorPac Championship may not have subsided yet, the No. 10 Stanford (17-3, 6-0 NorPac) field hockey team can look ahead to the postseason after earning its first ever at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Receiving the seventh seed, the Cardinal will begin play this weekend at host Old Dominion in Norfolk, Va. against tenth-seeded Duke (13-7, 2-3 ACC).
A mere glance at the Stanford field hockey team’s record (13-2, 6-0 NorPac) shows just how much the squad has accomplished. Not only did the No. 9 Cardinal finish perfect in conference play — scoring 25 goals to a measly five against — but it also extended a year-long home winning streak that dates back to Oct. 8, 2010.
After spoiling California’s senior day last Sunday, the Stanford field hockey team looks to send its own seniors, Ale Moss and Stephanie Byrne, out with a perfect NorPac record this Friday against UC-Davis.