On Sunday, that roar inside Maples Pavilion wasn’t for a double alley-oop for Cardinal men’s basketball, nor was it for another conference title for women’s basketball. Instead, it was in recognition of Stanford wrestling — a team largely overlooked and forgotten that had faded into relative obscurity on campus — because on Sunday, with the Pac-12 Championships held on the Farm for the first time since 2006, the team capped off a regular season in which it thundered back to relevance, establishing a presence that looks to be here to stay.
When the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced last Tuesday that it was dropping wrestling from the Olympic Games in 2020, I started to wonder if… Continue Reading »
Women’s tennis opens season with 6-1 win against UC-Davis; Wrestling heads to Utah Valley and Boise State looking to build momentum
Despite suffering through last weekend’s tough road trip that included losses to Brown, No. 21 Maryland, Harvard and American, Stanford’s wrestling team is excited to be back at home to host No. 25 Air Force tonight and visit No. 9 Oregon State tomorrow night for a Pac-12 dual.
It was a difficult weekend for the Stanford wrestling team, which fell to Arizona State (30-7), Penn (27-6) and Rutgers (33-3) on Sunday at the… Continue Reading »
Mango wins Reno Tournament of Champions; Women’s basketball begins stretch against three straight ranked teams
Stanford wrestling travels to Reno Tournament of Champions; women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer earn postseason awards; Cardinal appears in men’s and women’s gymnastics polls; men’s volleyball picked fourth in MPSF; seven softball games to be televised
This weekend the Stanford wrestling team (8-6, 3-1 Pac-12) will wrestle in two duals, against the Utah Valley Wolverines at home on Friday at 6:30 p.m. and against the Arizona State Sun Devils in Tempe, Ariz., on Sunday at 11 a.m. The Cardinal will also wrestle in the California Collegiate Open on Saturday. But after this weekend’s heavy workload, the Cardinal will get a brief respite, as it will not wrestle again until the Pac-12 Championships on Feb. 26.