There are a lot of reasons to believe that Stanford never fully adopted a sports, nor even football, culture. As national Heisman voters did not vote for Christian McCaffrey ’18 because they could not bother to watch his games, Stanford students would not bike over to Stanford Stadium for games.
If you’re looking for something fun to do at home, take a listen to “Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy” — a podcast by Foudy '93, a Stanford women’s soccer alumna, two-time World Cup champion (1991, 1999), 2007 National Soccer Hall of Fame inductee and current ESPN analyst.
A large part of the San Francisco 49ers' comeback in 2019-20 was the front office staff, which supported the players from behind the scenes. One such playmaker was 49ers Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel Hannah Gordon J.D. '08.
For the first time since 2008, baseball and softball will return to the Olympic games, which are set to take place this summer in Tokyo. Also returning to the Olympics is Jessica Mendoza ‘02, a National Softball Hall of Fame 2019 inductee, two-time Olympian and groundbreaking baseball and softball analyst.
Stanford women’s softball finished their final home invitational with walk-off wins in all five games this weekend, matching the longest run of run-rule victories set in 2008. The Cardinal began with a clean 8-0 win against the University of Pacific, followed by 9-1 and 8-0 routs of Saint Francis University and 13-3 and 9-1 triumphs over Rhode Island to finish the invitational.
Stanford softball (13 - 3, 0-0 Pac-12) fell just one win short of perfection in a three-game series against Nevada (3 -10, 0-0 Mountain West) this weekend. The Cardinal began the two-day ordeal with two back-to-back wins against the Wolf Pack on Saturday, finishing each feat with a final score of 7-0 and 2-1, respectively. The victories helped stretch Stanford's win streak to eight before it was snapped by Sunday's loss.
Stanford men’s basketball (16-8 , 5 -6 Pac-12) fell to ASU (16-8, 7-4 Pac-12) at home Thursday night, 74-69.
No. 20 women’s lacrosse (0-1, 0-0 Pac-12) lost to No. 10 University of Denver (1-0, 0-0 Big East) in its inaugural game of the season on Saturday by a final score of 13-17.
While No. 6 Stanford’s (20-3, 9-2 Pac-12) loss to No. 10 UCLA (20-2, 9-2 Pac-12) was a disappointing loss, junior guard Kiana Williams dominated the court in the game against the Pac-12 competitor.
No. 20 women’s lacrosse team begins the first season of the decade with high expectations. The Cardinal head to Denver, Colorado, to play against No. 10 University of Denver Pioneers to kick off the regular season. Last season was disappointing for the Cardinal, who failed to advance from the first round of the NCAA tournament…
Men’s basketball (15-5, 5-3 Pac-12 Pac-12) stunned No. 11 Oregon (18-4, 7-3 Pac-12 Pac-12) 70-60 in front of a home crowd on Saturday night. With the win, Stanford moves to third place in the Pac-12 and ends a three-game losing streak.
Seniors Mikaela Brewer, DiJonai Carrington, Nadia Fingall and Anna Wilson share their experience on the women's basketball team in the midst of their final season on the Farm.
Three blows on the train whistle at 3 a.m. and a collective "BEAT CAL" chant from under "bird cage" in White Plaza can only mean one thing; Big Game week has begun.
No. 1 Stanford women’s soccer (19-1, 11-0 Pac-12) will face Hofstra (16-3-2, 7-0-2 CAA) in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Friday night.
Historically, Stanford men’s swimming has been a successful program, winning 64 conference titles and eight national championships since its inception in 1915. The team has consistently finished among the top ten teams in the country, falling short in only ten seasons. Last season marked the tenth exception.
No. 5 Stanford (12-1-2, 5-1-1 Pac-12) lengthened its win-streak to five with a 1-0 win against UCLA (5-9-3, 1-6-2 Pac-12) on Sunday. The game ended with a clean sheet for the Cardinal, and Stanford’s only point came from redshirt junior midfielder Marc Joshua in the 65th minute. It was Joshua’s first career goal.
Earlier this year, redshirt sophomore goalkeeper Andrew Thomas was the only collegiate player to be invited to the U-23 Men’s National Team camp. The team highlights the best soccer players from across the nation and is often an indicator of America’s future Olympic and World Cup prospects. His spot on the team followed a decorated season as a redshirt freshman with the men’s soccer team, which is currently ranked fifth in the nation.
Stanford women’s golf celebrated a successful weekend at its home course finishing 5-under 847 for second place at the Stanford Intercollegiate. Stanford freshman Angelina Ye took home the honor of individual champion — her first title at her second collegiate tournament of the season — with a stunning 10-under performance.
No. 2 Stanford men’s soccer (7-1-1, 1-2 Pac-12) suffered its first loss of the season against No. 7 Washington (8-1, 2-0 Pac-12) at home on Thursday night. Despite skillful goalkeeping, Stanford's weakened defense proved to be insufficient against a strong Husky team.
No. 1 men’s soccer (7-0-1, 1-0 Pac-12) ended with a 3-3 draw after double overtime against the University of California, Santa Barbara (6-2-1, 0-0 Big West) on Saturday. Prior to the match, Stanford had won every game of the season, and this comes as the Cardinal’s first draw.
No. 21 Stanford field hockey (1-2, 0-0 America East) will shoot for its second-straight victory when No. 7 Michigan (1-1, 0-0 Big Ten) visits the Farm on Friday. The Wolverines will be the Cardinal’s third ranked opponent in the first four games of the season.
Following Friday night’s sweep against unranked College of Charleston (0-1, 0-0 CAA), No. 1 Stanford (2-0, 0-0 Pac -12) returned to the court on Saturday for its final game in the College of Charleston Classic,defeating Duke (0-2, 0-0 ACC) in, yet again, sweeping fashion.