Alanna Smith did it all for fourth seed Stanford women’s basketball (24-10) against No. 12 FGCU (31-5) on Monday night as the Cardinal won 90-70. The junior finished with a double-double as she tallied 12 boards and 28 points, 13 of which she poured in the first quarter alone, to help the Cardinal survive the three-point avalanche from the Eagles.
Aided by 21 points from freshman guard Kiana Williams, 20 points from junior forward Alanna Smith and a double-double from senior Brittany McPhee, fourth-seeded Stanford women’s basketball (23-10) rolled past thirteenth-seeded Gonzaga (27-6) during the first round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday. The Cardinal punched their ticket to the second round with an 82-68 win.
After a deep run in the Pac-12 tournament in Seattle earlier in March, Stanford women’s basketball (22-10) finished 15th on the AP Poll and was awarded a fourth seed for the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament.
Despite shooting 49 percent from the field on Sunday night, No. 16 Stanford women’s basketball was unable to contain No. 6 Oregon as the Ducks ran away with the 77-57 win to capture their first-ever Pac-12 championship.
Led by a stellar Kiana Williams, second-seeded Stanford women’s basketball (22-9, 14-3) punched its ticket to the Pac-12 championship game thanks to a convincing 58-46 win against sixth seed ASU (21-12, 10-8) in KeyArena, Seattle.
Using a strong first quarter and getting great minutes from sophomore DiJonai Carrington off the bench, second-seeded Stanford women’s basketball (21-9, 14-3 Pac-12) came away with a 69-59 win over No. 5 USC (20-11, 9-9) to move on to the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament on Friday night.
Entering the Pac-12 Tournament as the second seed, No. 16 Stanford women’s basketball (20-9, 14-3 Pac -12) heads to Seattle for the first event of the postseason this weekend. The Cardinal will face the winner of USC (19-10, 9-9) and Washington State (3-14, 10-19) on Friday at 6 p.m. PST.
Despite cruising to a 6-1 win against UNLV (7-4) on Saturday in Taube, Stanford women’s tennis (4-3) lost for the first time in almost two years at home as it fell to the hand of rival Florida (5-4) 4-3 the next day.
After a split series against archrival Cal, No. 16 Stanford women’s basketball (19-9, 13-3 Pac-12) will play its final two games of the regular season on the road as it travels to Washington (7-20, 1-15) on Friday before taking on Washington State (10-18, 3-13) on Sunday.
Despite coming back from a double-digit deficit against Cal (18-9, 9-7 Pac-12), No. 16 Stanford women’s basketball (19-9, 13-3) saw its seven-game streak snapped in Berkeley this Sunday as the Bears downed the Cardinal 78-66.
After a pair of home wins against Utah and Colorado last weekend, No. 14 Stanford women’s basketball (18-8, 12-2) gears up for its final home game of the regular season as it hosts archrival Cal (17-8, 8-6) on Thursday night.
No. 17 Stanford women’s basketball (18-8, 12-2 Pac-12) won its sixth-consecutive game in Maples on Sunday as it defeated Colorado (12-13 , 3-11) during senior night. Senior Brittany McPhee had 25 points in what was a very slow-paced game.
Upsetting No. 16 Oregon State and No. 6 Oregon on the road was no easy task, but the Cardinal did just that over the weekend. They are now in a three-way tie for first in the Pac-12. What did Stanford do to overcome both highly-ranked teams away from Maples? Alexandre Bucquet (AB): The team played…
On the road in Oregon this weekend, No. 24 Stanford women’s basketball (16-8, 10-2 Pac-12) scored two huge upsets and is now tied for first in Pac-12 standings. The Cardinal got started with a 60-57 win at No. 16 Oregon State (17-6, 8-4) before handing No. 6 Oregon (21-4, 10-2) its first home loss of the season by a score of 78-65 on Sunday.
Top-ranked Stanford women's tennis (1-0) stays on the road this weekend and travels to Nashville for a showdown against No. 2 Vanderbilt (2-0).
With a pair of wins this weekend, No. 12 Stanford men’s tennis (3-0) punched its ticket to the ITA National Team Indoor championship in Seattle on Feb. 16-19. The Cardinal first beat Oregon (3-2) 4-0 on Sunday before advancing past No. 22 Tulane (2-1) on Monday with a score of 4-1 to earn their first…
After a pair of convincing wins over No. 25 Arizona State and Arizona, Stanford women’s basketball (14-8, 8-2 Pac-12) now heads North to take on No. 16 Oregon State (16-5, 7-3) on Friday before taking on conference-leader and sixth-ranked Oregon (20-3, 9-1) on Sunday.
Top ranked Stanford women’s tennis (1-0) rolled past San Jose State (1-1) on the road this Saturday. The Cardinal closed out their first dual of the season with a 6-1 win in the teams’ first face-off in thirty years.
After a split SoCal road trip, Stanford women’s basketball (12-8, 6-2 Pac-12) heads home for weekend games against No. 25 Arizona State (14-6, 5-3) on Friday and Arizona (5-14, 1-7) on Sunday.
Stanford women's basketball (11-7, 5-1 Pac-12) travels South this weekend for a rematch against USC (13-4, 3-3) on Friday and No. 13 UCLA (13-4, 4-2) on Sunday.
COVERAGE: streamtennis.com UP NEXT: SAN FRANCISCO, GEORGE WASHINGTON 1/19-1/20, Taube Tennis Center, Stanford, CA After a weekend on the road at the Sherwood cup, Stanford men’s tennis kicks off its dual season with a pair of home games. The Cardinal will start by hosting San Fransisco on Friday before welcoming George Washington the following day. In…
Both Stanford men’s tennis were on the road this weekend for final singles and doubles tournaments before the start of the dual matches next week. While the whole men’s roster competed in the Sherwood Cup, the women’s team split its quad between the NCTC Classic in Indian Wells and the Freeman Memorial Championships in Las Vegas.
As head coach Tara VanDerveer put it, “this was a weekend for Kaylee Johnson.” What did you see as the biggest contribution of Johnson these past two games? Laura Anderson (LA): Johnson brings a ton of energy to the court. After earning her 10th career double-double against Washington State on Friday, she followed up by…
Spurred once again by senior Kaylee Johnson, Stanford women’s basketball (11-7, 5-1 Pac-12) handled Washington (6-11, 0-6) 71-45 this Sunday in Maples Pavilion to complete a weekend sweep.