Arlene Rusche has dinner reservations, but since this is the last home game of the season for the Stanford women’s basketball team, the cheerful woman in Cardinal attire isn’t leaving Maples Pavilion until the very end of the post-game festivities. Rusche is one of many fans in the arena who has held season tickets for over 20 years, providing an unusually strong fan base for the Stanford women’s basketball team.
Washington, Washington State, Texas: Each team came and each team fell to Stanford women’s tennis in a rare triple-header weekend. The No. 20 Cardinal (8-2, 2-0 Pac-12) captured consecutive victories on its home courts, blanking each of those three visitors 7-0.
The Stanford women’s tennis team prepares for an uncharacteristic three-day stretch of matches this weekend as it hosts No. 31 Washington, No. 73 Washington State… Continue Reading »
When Cal comes to town, Stanford teams find a new level of intensity in their play. It was no different for the No. 26 women’s tennis team (5-2) as it used a renewed commitment to high-energy play to achieve a 6-1 non-conference victory over No. 9 Cal (5-4).
The No. 26 Cardinal (4-2, 0-0 Pac-12) will take on the No. 9 Golden Bears (4-3) in a non-conference meeting. The Pac-12 dual match will take place at Cal on April 19. Though this weekend’s meeting won’t count towards conference rankings, its importance for Stanford cannot be overemphasized.
No. 13 Stanford had mixed results on the road this past weekend, defeating No. 18 Clemson 5-2 before falling 4-2 to rival No. 4 Florida. The loss to the Gators was especially bitter because of the rivalry between the two programs.