James Hemker
James Hemker '21 is a current Senior Staff Writer and former Managing Editor of the sports section. A computer science major, he has made the cross-country journey to the Farm from Baltimore, MD. After being tortured for years by the Washington Football Team, Browns, and Orioles, the wide successes of the Cardinal have shown him that the teams you root for can in fact win championships. Contact James at jhemker 'at' stanforddaily.com.

Women’s volleyball falls to Washington in game two

Closing out their road schedule for the season, women’s volleyball took No. 8 Washington the distance but ultimately fell short in a five-set heartbreaker. The Cardinal (2-8, 2-8 Pac-12) forced the Huskies (15-3, 15-3 Pac-12) into extra points in both the third and fifth frames, however Stanford could not capitalize on the opportunities.

Women’s volleyball falls in Seattle

Despite starting just nine players, having played half the games and competing only for pride, women’s volleyball (2-7, 2-7 Pac-12) still took No. 8 Washington (14-3, 14-3 Pac-12) the distance in an extended, four-set loss on Friday night.

Women’s volleyball drops both in Salt Lake City

In a game as fast as volleyball, muscle memory and team chemistry are just as important as raw talent or game knowledge. Still without a consistent roster, the Stanford women’s volleyball team struggled to keep pace with No. 9 Utah (10-2, 10-2 Pac-12) this weekend, dropping both matches in four sets.

Senior Spotlight: Meghan McClure

The Daily’s James Hemker sat down with McClure to discuss the upcoming volleyball season, what it means to be a senior in the era of COVID-19 and her time both on and off the court at Stanford.

Women’s swim and dive secures Pac-12 4-peat

Winning eight of the final 14 events, top-ranked Stanford secured its fourth consecutive Pac-12 women’s swimming and diving title on Saturday. The team’s depth allowed it to finish the first two days with a lead despite zero event wins, and the individual performances came through in the second half of the championship.
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