No. 11 Stanford women’s soccer (5-2-0, 0-0-0 Pac-12) defeated Loyola Marymount University (0-8-0, 0-0-0 WCC) 3-0 at home on Sunday to rack up their fifth win of the season.
No. 11 Stanford women’s soccer (4-2-0, 0-0-0 Pac-12) picked up their fourth win of the season Thursday night with a 1-0 victory over the University of San Francisco (2-2-1), returning home from their East Coast road trip. The win came from a 71st minute goal from graduate student defender Jojo Harber.
On Saturday, No. 10 Stanford women’s soccer (3-2-0, 0-0-0 Pac-12) took on the soccer dynasty, No. 2 University of North Carolina (6-0-0). The Cardinal ultimately lost in overtime to the Tar Heels, 2-1.
No. 10 Stanford women’s soccer (3-1-0, 0-0-0 Pac-12) took on No. 5 Duke (5-0-0) on Thursday afternoon for their first fixture of the team’s East Coast road trip, falling 2-1.
As we approach the midway mark of the NWSL season, no clear winners have yet to rise to the top. No team remains undefeated, and only a single team, Kansas City, has yet to pick up a win.
Last weekend had another intense five matches in the NWSL as teams traveled across the country to face their opponents. To kick off the weekend, the Orlando Pride pulled off an incredible late equalizer to tie Racing Louisville, 1-1.
On July 1 and July 5, the USWNT played its final two matches as part of the Send Off Series before heading to Tokyo. In case it wasn’t clear before, the gold is theirs to lose.
Independence weekend saw five fixtures in the NWSL that completely rocked the table.
The NSWL’s Super Saturday got started two hours later than planned after a delayed start in Chicago.
On Wednesday, the NCAA voted to adopt an interim name, image and likeness (NIL) policy for college athletes across the country, overriding previous regulations that prohibited NCAA participants from profiting off the three areas via sponsorships or endorsements.
On Tuesday, Stanford women’s basketball coach Tara VanDerveer and rising sixth year guard Anna Wilson met with the Democratic Women’s Caucus to discuss gender discrimination and inequality in collegiate athletics.
Stanford women’s soccer released its fall 2021 schedule on Tuesday, which features 19 matches. The Cardinal will begin their season on the road on Aug. 19 against Cal Poly.
US Soccer announced on Wednesday Vlatko Andonovski’s choices for the USWNT Olympic roster. Making the 18-player roster are three former Cardinal, Tierna Davidson ‘19, Kelley O’Hara ‘10 and Christen Press ‘11. Two more former Cardinal, Catarina Macario ‘21 and Jane Campbell ‘17, were called in as alternates and will travel with the team to Tokyo.
As international players returned to their respective NWSL teams this weekend, their playing time was limited. Depending on the team, many opted to sub in their returning players in an effort to manage minutes. Others, however, desperate to put three points on the table, started their top squad immediately. Former Cardinal across the league saw significant minutes and some even got their first start of the season.
Thompson led her high school team to a perfect 18-0 record this season, racking up a total of 48 goals and 14 assists. The Daily’s Jenna Ruzekowicz sat down with Thompson right after the news broke to discuss the award and her future on and off the field.
Sophia Smith ‘22 of the Portland Thorns, Alana Cook ‘19 of OL Reign and Catarina Macario ‘21 of French team Lyon were all invited to join the USWNT for the Summer Series camp, the final camp before the Olympic roster will be released.
Last Wednesday night started off the action for this week of the NWSL with three matches.
USWNT head coach Vlatko Andonovski announced his picks for the June Summer Series camp. This will be the last camp before the 18-player squad is chosen for Tokyo this summer. During camp, the USWNT will play three friendlies, facing Portugal, Jamaica and Nigeria.
In a surprising win, Louisville beat out Washington this past Friday 2-0. Getting the start for Washington were former Stanford players Kelley O’Hara ‘10, Andi Sullivan ‘18 and Tegan McGrady ‘19. Jordan DiBiasi ‘19 was available off the bench.
The NWSL Opening Weekend got the league off to a calm start with three of the five games ending in ties.
This past weekend, the Portland Thorns took on Gotham FC in the NWSL 2021 Challenge Cup Championship. Starting for Portland was none other than former Cardinal, Sophia Smith ‘22.
This week’s NWSL Challenge Cup action brought many ties, Gotham’s victory over the east and a disappointing response from the Houston investigation.
Another week of the NWSL 2021 Challenge Cup meant more signings, the return of international stars and finally, a win for the Pride.