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.
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.
In one of the most tightly contested games of the season, the No. 11 Stanford Cardinal field hockey squad toppled the Michigan Wolverines 2-1. It… Continue Reading »
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 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.
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).