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Cardinal persevere through overtime for draw against Oregon State

No. 12 Stanford Men’s Soccer (7-2-4, 4-1-1 Pac-12) took Oregon State (7-4-3, 3-2-1 Pac-12) to second overtime this past Thursday, leaving the match tied up at 2-2. The Cardinal sought redemption against the Beavers after the 0-1 loss that took place two games ago on October 11th – the only conference loss the Cardinal have suffered this season. At that first match against Oregon, Beaver forward Gloire Amanda took the game away from Stanford with a goal in the 23rd minute, backed up by an OSU defense that prevented any equalizing shots.

Field hockey heads to Sacramento

No. 21 Stanford (10-4, 2-0, America East) travels to Sacramento for a battle against Pacific (8-6, 2-1, America East) this Friday. Expect a gritty struggle for redemption as Pacific attempts to overcome both their September 1-2 loss to the Cardinal and a recent 0-5 defeat to No. 29 William & Mary (7-5, 3-0, CAA). Despite some star performances, the Tigers’ record has been relatively mixed. On the other hand, Stanford has won 10 of their past 11 games with excellent plays from both veterans and young-guns.

Field hockey upsets Michigan, falls to Iowa in weekend contests

At a two-game event in Iowa City this past weekend, No. 21 Stanford (8-4, 1-0 America East) beat No.6 Michigan (9-5, 5-1 Big Ten) in a 4-2 upset, securing their eighth consecutive win, but lost 3-0 to No.10 Iowa (11-3, 3-2 Big Ten) the following day. The Cardinal had palpable momentum when they came off of their longest winning streak since securing 12 consecutive games in 2014, but the Hawkeyes’ petrifying pressure proved too much. Regardless, the team should be proud for securing a balanced 1-1 record against two top-10 opponents.

Field hockey faces tough road test against Michigan

No. 21 Stanford field hockey (7-3, 1-0 America East) gears up for a bout this weekend against No. 6 Michigan (8-4-0, 4-1-0 Big Ten) in the first half of a two-match event in Iowa City. Carrying incredible momentum with a herculean seven-game winning streak, the Cardinal brandished their prowess in a close victory against Pacific last Friday (2-1) and in their domination of UC Davis this past Sunday (5-0).