Led by tough defense and a balanced attack that was firing on all cylinders, the Stanford women’s lacrosse team defeated Harvard 18-13 on Sunday afternoon to earn its first win of the 2013 season.
The junior forward is also a leading candidate for the national player of the year as the only player in the country to rank in the top six nationally in scoring (22.7 ppg), rebounding (12.3 rpg), field-goal percentage (58.4 percent) and double-doubles (20). In the Pac-12, she holds or shares the lead in all four categories.
The Stanford women’s lacrosse team will try to earn its first win of the 2013 season when it meets cross-country rival Harvard on Sunday.
Stanford Competitive Climbing, which aims to unite the community of climbers on campus, was founded by four underclassmen and is the newest club sport on The Farm. The group consists of about 25 members and is lead by students with experience of competing nationally and internationally.
The first half of the first game of the 2013 season went exactly the way the Stanford women’s lacrosse team had hoped. The second half saw it all slip away. The Cardinal (0-1) carried a 7-2 lead into halftime against No. 9 Notre Dame, but ultimately lost 12-10 in the season opener on Saturday afternoon…
Although many college football programs have recently incurred heavy financial losses due to bowl game participation, the Stanford athletics department has seen both an increase in season-ticket renewals and national profile in the aftermath of the 2013 Rose Bowl.
The No. 4 Stanford men’s gymnastics squad will host No. 10 Cal for the 2013 Big Flip Off on Feb. 17.
This will be the third time that the Bay Area rivals square off this season. Stanford won the previous two meets, most recently by a score of 438.250-425.900 on Jan. 19.
It’s rare that a Stanford professor fully immersed in the bubble of academia is able to simultaneously pursue a scholarly research project and explore his family tree. Scott Sagan, professor of political science and a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), is one of the lucky few. This past summer,…