The Evian Resort Golf Club sits among the foothills of the French Alps overlooking picturesque Lake Geneva. The city is best known, however, as host of the annual Evian Championship — one of five majors on the Ladies Professional Golf Association’s (LPGA) tournament circuit. The culture of high caliber golf certainly rubbed off on Stanford senior Albane Valenzuela, who grew up just 45 minutes from the lakeside resort.
On Wednesday the National Football Foundation (NFF) named fifth-year outside linebacker and co-captain Casey Toohill one of 12 finalists for the William V. Campbell Trophy. The trophy recognizes the best scholar-athlete in all of collegiate football and honors academic success, football performance and exemplary leadership.
After years of debate, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Board of Governors voted unanimously on Tuesday in favor of a landmark decision that clears the way for college athletes to begin profiting from their name, image and likeness.
No. 1 men’s water polo (13-1, 0-0 MPSF) cemented their top ranking with two more victories this weekend on a trip to Southern California. First, the Cardinal defeated No. 8 California State University, Long Beach (10-8, 0-0 GCC) on Saturday 11-5, then travelled to Orange County, where they beat No. 13 University of California, Irvine (16-7, 0-0 GCC).
No. 2 Stanford women’s volleyball (9-3, 3-1 Pac-12) looks to extend their win-streak on Friday night as they face off against conference opponent Arizona (11-5, 1-3 Pac-12) at home. The Cardinal enter the game on a two-game win streak after a road trip to Oregon, but Stanford has lost its last two home games.
No. 1 men’s water polo (11-1, 0-0 MPSF) claimed an 11-8 victory against No. 3 Pacific on Sunday afternoon (10-2, 0-0 GCC), extending Stanford’s winning streak to six games. Entering the weekend, both teams had a 10-1 record, with Pacific’s only loss having been against the Cardinal in the SoCal Invitational.
This weekend, No. 1 men’s soccer (7-0, 1-0 Pac-12) travels south to take on the University of California, Santa Barbara (6-2, 0-0 Big West) in the Cardinal’s fourth away game of the season.
No. 1 men’s water polo (6-1, 0-0 MPSF) faced two University of California schools this weekend, picking up a win and a loss. The team’s were the Cardinal’s first in-state competition of the year.