After making it to the Final Four for the previous five seasons and advancing to the finals in two of those five years, the Card was stopped short last season by Georgia in the Sweet 16 — a disappointing end for a team that had started the season with a victory over defending NCAA champion Baylor and had proceeded to hold on to the No. 1 spot for six weeks.
With baseball season in full swing, the NFL preseason right around the corner and the newly renewed anticipation and excitement for college football on campus, it’s understandable that many overlook the fact that the WNBA is also in season.
It gets harder every single year. The end of the school year means it’s time to say goodbye to another class of Stanford student-athletes.
On the heels of earning Naismith Trophy finalist honors, junior forward Chiney Ogwumike was named a 2013 Associated Press First Team All-American on Tuesday. Chiney and her older sister, Nneka Ogwumike ’12, became the first sister pair to earn AP First Team All-American distinctions.
Maples Pavilion today will host easily its biggest game this season when the No. 2/2 Connecticut women’s basketball team square up against No. 1/1 Stanford in the Cardinal’s final contest of 2012.
Ogwumike named Pac-12 Player of the Week; Lacrosse releases schedule
Living up to its brand-new No. 1 ranking, the Stanford women’s basketball team routed Long Beach State 77-41 at Maples Pavilion yesterday. The win capped a perfect Thanksgiving break for the team, which also swept Baylor, Hawai’i and Tennessee-Martin a week ago to win the Jack in the Box Rainbow Wahine Classic and take the top-spot in the rankings from the Bears.
Coming off of two decisive exhibition victories last week, the Stanford women’s basketball team is primed and ready to start the 2012-13 regular season campaign. The No. 4 Cardinal opens the season tonight against the Fresno State Bulldogs hoping to continue its dominance in season openers. It has been a decade since Stanford lost its first game of the year.