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David Cohn
David Cohn '15 is currently a Sports Desk Editor. He began his tenure at the Daily by serving as a senior staff writer for Stanford football and softball, and then rose to the position of assistant editor of staff development. He served as the Summer Managing Editor of Sports in 2014. David is a Biology major from Poway, California. In addition to his duties at the Daily, he serves as the lead play-by-play football and softball announcer for KZSU Live Stanford Radio 90.1 FM.

Softball’s Madi Schreyer transfers to Washington

In a Stanford Athletics release, sophomore pitcher Madi Schreyer announced that she plans to transfer to the University of Washington for the 2015-16 season. Schreyer is the fourth pitcher that has left in the Cardinal program in the last three years, with Kelsey Stevens transferring to Oklahoma in 2013, Nyree White leaving the program in…

Softball’s season ends in sweep at Cal

Stanford softball (17-37, 2-22 Pac-12) ended its 2015 campaign by getting swept in Berkeley, California at the hands of archrival No. 19 California (38-16, 10-14 Pac-12). In the first two games of the series, Stanford received heroic performances in the circle from position players sophomore Kylie Sorenson and senior Erin Ashby, who stifled and repeatedly flummoxed…

Softball ends final home series with upset of Arizona State

The last home series of 2015 for the Stanford softball team may go in the books as an Arizona State series win, but the Cardinal salvaged their final home game of the 2015 season in dramatic fashion, stunning the No. 23 Sun Devils on Sunday in a 4-2, nine-inning marathon. Sunday’s turnaround was a particularly…

Softball hosts its final home series of the season

Stanford softball (16-32, 1-17 Pac-12) begins its final home series of 2015 on Friday, as the Cardinal welcome No. 23 Arizona State (30-18, 8-9 Pac-12) to the Farm. The Sun Devils are coming off a disappointing home series loss to the surging Utah Utes and will have work to do if they want to get…

Softball comes just short against Oregon

The Stanford softball team (16-29, 1-14 Pac-12) gave No. 1 Oregon (38-5, 16-2 Pac-12) everything it could handle in a three-game set at Smith Family Stadium — about everything except come away with a victory in the series. While the series will go in the books as an Oregon sweep, the Cardinal responded with a…

Oregon looms ahead for softball

In the midst of the Stanford softball program’s most difficult season since the mid-1990s, the Cardinal’s Pac-12 schedule will continue to offer no breaks, as Stanford (16-26, 1-11 Pac-12) welcomes No. 1 Oregon (35-5, 13-2 Pac-12) to Smith Family Stadium for a three-game series beginning on Saturday afternoon. While top-ranked Oregon will be coming off…

Softball falls in slugfest against Saint Mary’s

Stanford softball (16-26, 1-11 Pac-12) and Saint Mary’s (17-27, 1-5 WCC) played an offense-filled game on Wednesday evening at Smith Family Stadium, with the teams blasting a combined 19 runs and 22 hits. However, in the end, the Cardinal could not overcome a rough first two innings in the circle, falling to the Gaels by a…

Softball star Kayla Bonstrom is in the midst of a historic 2015 season

Junior Kayla Bonstrom is very modest when talking about her 2015 season, a junior campaign that currently ranks among the very best in program history. In an immensely challenging season for the Stanford softball program, Bonstrom has been the program’s brightest star, leading her squad in just about every offensive category, including batting average (.469),…

Cardinal swept away amidst flurry of Husky offense

Stanford softball’s season took a sad turn this weekend in Seattle, as the Cardinal were blasted in three consecutive games by No. 20 Washington. Desperately in need of healthy pitchers, the 2015 season is on a downward spiral for the Cardinal, as they have lost eight of their first nine games to start conference play. With Stanford pitchers…

Softball’s Pac-12 struggles continue with series loss to Utah

Stanford softball had a disappointing start to its Pac-12 home schedule, as the Cardinal lost its series with Utah, with the Utes taking two of three at Smith Family Stadium. The story of the Cardinal’s first two series of Pac-12 play, against Oregon State and Utah, is that while the Card were competitive in all…

Cardinal have mixed results in Louisville Slugger Classic

Stanford’s softball team (14-14) had an up-and-down weekend hosting the Louisville Slugger Classic, as the Cardinal concluded its non-conference schedule with two wins over Santa Clara (5-17), while getting swept by No. 17 Minnesota (18-4) over three games. In the end, while Stanford can point to wins over Alabama and Texas as highlights from its non-conference…

Stanford has mixed results in SoCal trip

Stanford softball (12-10) recovered from last week's disappointing showing at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic to post a 3-2 record at the Long Beach State/Cal State Fullerton Louisville Slugger Classic in Los Angeles this weekend.

Softball struggles at Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic

Stanford softball (9-8) had a rough weekend at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic, going 1-4 against their competition over the four day tournament in Cathedral City, California. While the Cardinal certainly played a tough schedule as part of one of the premier non-conference tournaments in college softball, the performance in all facets of the game…

Stanford goes 3-2 in first home tourney, upsets No. 3 Alabama

Stanford softball continued to improve during the second week of its 2015 campaign as the host of the Nike Invitational, improving to 7-4 under first year head coach Rachel Hanson, with two victories against top-25 squads. While the Cardinal would suffer a 15-6 loss to No. 3 Alabama (11-1) on Friday night, and a 4-3 loss…

Stanford softball begins new season with battle in the desert

Another season of Stanford softball has finally arrived for fans of the program, as the Cardinal will return to the diamond when they head to Tempe, Arizona for the Kajikawa Classic this week. After a long offseason, head coach Rachel Hanson and assistant coaches Dorian Shaw and Megan Langenfeld will make their Stanford coaching debuts.…

Leah White takes on softball and Stanford life with a smile

The last quarters of a Stanford student’s undergraduate experience can be nostalgic, as seniors begin to reflect on their time on the Farm. For student-athletes, this effect can be magnified, as senior year is also the culmination of four years of hard work in athletics. Senior softball player Leah White and her other senior teammates…

Cohn: The legacy of Stuart Scott

In July, I wrote about Stuart Scott’s moving ESPY speech, and how that speech has inspired and strengthened cancer patients, cancer survivors and their families. While Mr. Scott had built a storied career as one of ESPN’s most recognizable sports anchors, his finest moment came on that ESPY stage, when he bravely detailed his fight…

Foster Farms Bowl: By the numbers

Stanford football capped its 2014 season in style, blasting Maryland in the Foster Farms Bowl 45-21. The final score does not reflect the complete one-sidedness of the contest, as the Card led by 35 when they began to pull their starters from the game. Here is the breakdown of Stanford’s dominating performance:

Wednesday roundtable: Scoring expectations for the 117th Big Game

Stanford’s battle with Cal this Saturday will be a clash of polar opposites – Cal ranks first in the Pac-12 in scoring offense while Stanford ranks 12th, and Stanford ranks first in scoring defense while Cal ranks 12th. With that in mind, we asked football writers Joseph Beyda, David Cohn and Michael Peterson:Is this year’s…
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