While the world was watching the Baltimore Ravens win their first Super Bowl in 12 years, the No. 1 Stanford women’s water polo team added… Continue Reading »
After opening the season with five straight victories, the No. 1 Stanford women’s water polo team returns home for the Stanford Invitational this weekend.
On paper, the Stanford women’s water polo team has one of the most impressive rosters ever assembled in collegiate water polo. But championships are not won on paper, and on Friday, the preseason No. 1 Cardinal will dive in against No. 11 Michigan to kickoff its quest for a third consecutive national title.
After winning back-to-back national championships, it’s hard to imagine how the Stanford women’s water polo team could improve in 2013. But that’s what adding three… Continue Reading »
This is the second part of a two-part series on Stanford student-athletes in London. Today, the seven current Stanford students who competed at this summer’s London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games discuss life in the Olympic Village, reflect on their achievements and talk about their future plans.
Stanford student athletes and alumni brought home 12 golds and 20 medals in total from this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in London. Ahead of a ceremony that will honor the Cardinal’s Olympians at halftime during the Homecoming football game against Arizona this weekend, The Daily had a chance to talk to seven current students who competed at the Games.
Over the 19 days of competition at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, current Stanford athletes and alumni took 16 medals—equivalent to 17th in the world amongst participating country. Stanford finished third in the collegiate Olympic medal count behind USC and Cal, and tied USC for earning the most gold medals. Here are some Cardinal highlights of the last week of Olympic competition.
Five Stanford women’s water polo players, past and current, collected Olympic gold medals as Team USA defeated Spain 8-5 in the final round of the women’s water polo tournament.