With today concluding the regular season for the Cardinal field hockey team, No. 12 Stanford’s preparations will be targeted on the upcoming NorPac Championships, which begin Nov. 7 in Lynchberg, Va. The lose-or-go-home tournament is hosted by Liberty University, which is currently undefeated in the Eastern Division, and will run through Nov. 9.
It seems that every day is game day on the Farm and this weekend is no exception. It’s an exciting and important weekend for Stanford sports, as the Farm will host key Pac-12 matchups on the field, on the court and in the pool. The Cardinal has five teams ranked in the top 25 in the nation, looking to help Stanford earn its 20th consecutive Director’s Cup for the 2013-14 season.
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.
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.