He played a key role in the development of database technologies foundational to modern cloud computing and advised 57 Ph.D. students throughout his 40-year academic career.
As time expired, Stanford coaches and players alike jumped into Chris Kjeldsen Pool in Stockton, California on Sunday, celebrating the team's 11th NCAA title and 12th national championship in program history.
Senior Ella Donaghu earned her first All-America honor by placing eighth at the NCAA Championships on Nov. 23. The women's team finished third overall, the program's highest finish since 2012.
With a bid to the NCAA Championships on the line, senior Ella Donaghu became the first Stanford woman in 12 years to win the NCAA West Regional title on Friday. Junior Jess Lawson finished seconds later to complete a 1-2 Stanford punch and lead the Cardinal women to their 16th regional title and first since 2016.
Graduate student Steven Fahy was named the Pac-12 Men’s Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year before the Pac-12 Championships last Friday morning. Fahy is the sixth Cardinal to receive the award, which recognizes an outstanding senior student-athlete.
Fiona O’Keeffe, Ella Donaghu and Jess Lawson finished 1-2-3 at the Pac-12 Championships on Friday, earning No. 2 Stanford women's cross country its first conference title since 2010.
Stanford cross country will compete at the Pac-12 Cross Country Championships on Friday in Monmouth, Oregon. The men’s team, tied for No. 3 in the nation, will have an opportunity to claim its third-straight Pac-12 title, while the No. 2 women’s team searches for its first conference crown since 2010.
Stanford cross country ran away with a pair of second place finishes in arguably the most the most competitive meet outside of championship racing on Friday. Held in Verona, Wisconsin, the Nuttycombe Invitational played host to 20 of the top 30 programs in the country, including six of the top 10 teams for both men and women.
Ahead of Friday’s meet, The Daily’s Alejandro Salinas sat down with recently-appointed cross country head coach J.J. Clark to talk about his past coaching experiences, his transition to Stanford and his goals for the season.
A 25-yard bullet from true freshman forward Ousseni Bouda was enough to push No. 7 Stanford (9-2-1, 3-1-1 Pac-12) past a penalized San Diego State (3-7-1, 0-5-0) team on Sunday afternoon. The Aztecs were called for four yellow cards in the match as Stanford earned its second straight 1-0 conference victory.
No. 3 men’s water polo (10-1, 0-0 MPSF) claimed the SoCal Invite after downing No. 2 UCLA (9-1, 0-0 MPSF) to the tune of 13-9 on Sunday afternoon. The victory marked the completion of a 16-team, three-day tournament hosted by the Bruins.
Riding a two-game winning streak, No. 2 Stanford women’s soccer (7-1, 0-0 Pac-12) opens its conference calendar with a visit to No. 3 USC (7-0-1, 0-0 Pac-12) on Saturday. The Trojans are the highest-ranked team the Cardinal has faced thus far, and the matchup has the looks of previewing a postseason thriller.
Stanford cross country opened the 2019 season right where it left off, running competitively against some of the strongest teams in the country. At the season-opening John McNichols Invitational in Indiana on Saturday, both the men’s and women’s teams finished second, taking down top ranked programs.
The 2019 season begins Saturday with the John McNichols Invitational in Terre Haute, Indiana, marking the first competition under recently-appointed head coach J.J. Clark.
Following an undefeated season-opening weekend at the Navy Open, No. 2 men’s water polo (5-0, 0-0 MPSF) toppled San Jose State (0-3, 0-0 GCC) to the tune of 16-5 on Friday night.
No. 3 men’s soccer (5-0, 0-0 Pac-12) put on a shooting clinic with 25 shots, while allowing just one in a 3-0 win against American (0-5-1, 0-0 Patriot League) on Sunday. The Cardinal found the back of the net three times for the team’s third straight shutout and best start in 17 years.
Only 70 seconds remained in regulation when redshirt sophomore forward Zach Ryan’s header found the back of the net to secure No. 4 Stanford (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12) a 2-1 road victory against No. 21 Akron (0-2, 0-0 Mid-American) on Monday night.
No. 5 Stanford (0-0, 0-0 Pac-12), the nation’s most successful men’s soccer program over the last five years, visits unranked Penn State (0-0, 0-0 Big Ten) on Friday for the first non-exhibition game of the season.
Since becoming a fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in Behavioral Sciences at Stanford in 1968-69, former Secretary of State George Shultz has been a prominent figure in support of Stanford sports.
After 13 years at the University of Tennessee and five at the University of Connecticut (UConn), J.J. Clark has been tapped as Stanford’s next Franklin P. Johnson Director of Track and Field, Athletics Director Bernard Muir announced on Thursday.
Several of the world’s brightest track and field stars convened at Stanford for the 43rd annual Prefontaine Classic (PreClassic) on Sunday. As the only Diamond League meet in North America, the PreClassic was moved out of its traditional home at the 99-year-old Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, due to Hayward’s reconstruction ahead of the 2020 Olympic Trials.
In 2017 and 2018, coach Chris Miltenberg led the men’s cross country team to repeat Pac-12 titles, earning him the conference coach of the year award during both seasons.