The Stanford track and field squad heads to the Pac-12 Championships in Los Angeles this weekend with its eyes focused on Oregon, which has won both the male and female meet in each of the past four years.
On Saturday, the Bay Area rivals will face off at Stanford’s Cobb Track and Angell Field. At risk is not only the pride of both teams but also many long-standing Big Meet records.
In its final home match of the regular season, the Cardinal (14-3, 6-1 Pac-12) sent the University of Hawaii women’s tennis team packing with a 7-0 win.
There was no neighborly feeling between the two crosstown rivals this past Wednesday when the Cardinal women’s tennis team took down the Broncos 5-2 without pity or remorse. With the women’s momentum growing after the team has won eight out of their last nine games, there is a definite guarantee that Stanford will put up a fight in its upcoming match this Saturday night against Oregon.
This past weekend at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, Stanford faced challenging odds, and not many in its favor. With much fanfare, fourteen Cardinal athletes traveled the 1,820 miles to Randal Tyson Track Center at the University of Arkansas on Wednesday to join in a gathering of the speediest and strongest runners in…
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.
Stanford junior Michael Atchoo set a new school and Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) record in the mile to lead the Cardinal men’s track and field team to a fifth-place finish at the MPSF championships. The women finished fourth.
This weekend the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Championship starts off its 21st year of competition, but more importantly, this weekend marks an opportunity for the Stanford women’s track and field team to bring home its ninth MPSF title.
This past weekend, Stanford track and field adopted the motto “divide and conquer” as it split to compete in two different meets. Twenty distance runners headed north to Seattle, Wash., in their third return to the Dempsey indoor facilities, while 18 sprinters and field event experts headed south to Albuquerque, N.M., for the Don Kirby…
Both the Stanford men’s and women’s track teams traveled 3,000 miles to compete in the Armory Invitational in New York City last weekend. Against competition that the Cardinal could potentially see at the NCAA Championships in early March, Stanford turned in a strong performance, led by junior Michael Atchoo, who was named Outstanding Performer of the meet.
So far this season, the Cardinal has made an intimidating impression, demonstrating its potential for the spring. Two weeks ago Stanford made headlines in the distance races, but this time the story was about success in the field events.
Mixed results turned the Stanford wrestling team’s trip to Columbia, Mo., this past Saturday into a bittersweet visit as the Cardinal fell to 4-3 on the young season. The Cardinal picked up one in each column, yet the win against South Dakota State early on in the day was overshadowed by the crushing defeat by No. 7 Missouri.
With their fourth consecutive Pac-12 conference title and fourth consecutive appearance in the NCAA national tournament, the defending NCAA champion women’s soccer team is poised to make yet another title run. After easily advancing into the Round of 16, No. 1 Stanford’s path is blocked by the 17th-ranked Santa Clara Broncos. Stanford faces off against the Broncos in a second round matchup tonight at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium at 7 p.m.
When senior Adam Jahn’s header found the back of net early in overtime on Friday night, it sent several thousand UC-Santa Barbara fans home disappointed on Senior Night and the Stanford men’s soccer team back to campus with a critical upset win over the No. 25 Gauchos on the road.
The Stanford men’s soccer team has proven that when push comes to shove, it can get things done. Faced with the despairing reality that a loss to UC-Santa Barbara would mean the end to their hopes for a postseason run in the NCAA tournament, the Cardinal fought until an overtime golden goal from senior Adam Jahn in the 96th minute proved the final source of salvation for a team in need of a win.
This Friday, the Stanford men’s soccer team will try their luck in the infamous Harder Stadium when they face off against the UC-Santa Barbara Guachos. Although the game seems to be an insignificant out-of-conference matchup, much more is at stake. If unranked Stanford can pull off a win against the Guachos, who are currently No. 25 in the NCAA rankings, they would be in a good position to make a run at the NCAA tournament.