Freshman Kelsey Stevens was named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week after a nearly perfect weekend at the Stanford Nike Invitational–she posted three shutouts as the No. 20 Cardinal swept all six games to win the title.
Stanford Nike Invitational
The Stanford softball team sent an emphatic message with its impressive performance at the Stanford Nike Invitational: the Cardinal will be a contender in the… Continue Reading »
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.
It didn’t take long for the Stanford softball team to wash away the bad taste of a walk-off loss to UC-Davis. The No. 8 Cardinal returned to the Farm for its first home games of the year and went 4-1 overall on the weekend, winning the Stanford Nike Invitational title.
The Stanford softball team dropped its first game of the weekend before winning its last four to run its record to 12-3
The No. 16 Cardinal (8-2) hosts a tournament that includes No. 24 Kentucky, Colorado State, Memphis, North Dakota State and UC Davis.
Stanford (4-0-2) was both host and victor of the annual Stanford Nike Invitational. On its way to victory, last year’s national runner-up defeated No. 23 Georgia 2-1 in overtime on Friday, then routed Pacific 4-0 two days later.