On Friday night, Thomas' incredible performance against No. 3 Clemson in penalty kicks sent No. 7 Stanford to its fourth College Cup in five years.
Redshirt senior defender Tanner Beason was named a MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist for the second consecutive year on Tuesday. He is one of just 15 men nationwide to receive this prestigious honor.
Saturday marks the third iteration of the Big Game coaching matchup between Stanford’s David Shaw ‘94 and Cal’s Justin Wilcox. Shaw, a former Cardinal himself, has a 2-0 record against Wilcox. For a season in which the gap between the two teams is smaller than ever in recent memory, a breakdown of each coach is needed, as they both attempt to vault their respective teams into bowl game contention.
Multiple Stanford players were honored with All Pac-12 Conference awards for the team’s 2019 season. Three players each were named to the All Pac-12 first team and second team, and two received honorable mentions. Headlining the group is freshman forward/midfielder Ousseni Bouda.
Stanford alumnus Jake Bailey, the Patriots rookie punter, was in peak form against the Philadelphia Eagles this past Sunday. In what was a low-scoring, 17-10 victory, every play mattered. Bailey’s eight punts traveled an average of 47.6 yards and six of his punts landed within the 20-yard line. Three of his punts pinned Philadelphia’s offense within the six-yard line.
“Prepare to play our best soccer” — That was men’s soccer head coach Jeremy Gunn’s message to his team prior to Sunday’s upset of No. 1 Washington (14-3, 7-2 Pac-12). Despite the monumental 1-0 victory, Gunn wasn’t ready to celebrate just yet.
From injuries to bye weeks, positives were few and far between for the Cardinal cohort in the NFL in Week 10. Multiple top players had expected stellar performances, but the injury bug sidelined two notable starters.
The road to a sixth straight Pac-12 Championship for No. 5 Stanford men’s soccer (13-1-3, 6-1-2 Pac-12) led the Cardinal to No. 1 Washington (14-3-0, 7-2-0 Pac-12) in Seattle in a must-win match. Stanford left the field with a 1-0 victory, which keeps their championship aspirations intact, despite a tightly contested affair.
On a cold Thursday night at Paul Lorenz Field in Corvallis, Oregon, No. 5 Stanford men’s soccer (12-1-2, 5-1-1 Pac-12) traded yellow cards and game-defining defensive saves with Oregon State (7-5-2, 4-2-2 Pac-12) before finally ending in a draw. The two teams finished all 110’ of regular time and overtime with a 0-0 score.
Week 9 saw another typical game for the Carolina Panthers’ Christian McCaffrey in his team’s 30-20 victory against the Tennessee Titans. The former Heisman candidate and dark horse MVP pick rushed for 146 yards and two touchdowns on 24 attempts for an efficient 6.1 yards per carry. He also chipped in the passing game with…
No. 5 Stanford men’s soccer (10-1-2, 3-1-1 Pac-12) will kick off the second half of their conference season with a game against San Diego State (3-10-1, 0-7-0 Pac-12) on Thursday in a Halloween night matchup, followed UCLA (5-8-2, 1-5-1 Pac-12) on Sunday afternoon.
No. 1 Stanford’s men’s water polo team (15-1, 0-0 MPSF) outlasted No. 5 Pepperdine (17-7, 1-1 GCC) in a closely contested 12-11 victory. In front of a lively home crowd at Avery Aquatic Center, the Cardinal extended their current winning streak to ten matches.
In their final non-conference matchup of the season, Stanford’s No. 1 men’s water polo team (14-1, 0-0 MPSF) will face off against No. 6 Pepperdine University (17-5, 1-0 GCC) Sunday at the Avery Aquatic Center.
Stanford’s women’s rowing picked up where they left off last season at this weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta on the Charles River in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Varsity Eight finished first out of the collegiate teams in the championship and third overall, while the Varsity Four crew finished third.
The 2019 NCAA championship-winning Stanford men’s golf team will continue their defense of the title at The Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate Invitational this weekend from October 18 to October 20. The lineup will consist of six golfers: seniors David Snyder and Henry Shimp, juniors Nate Menon and Ashwin Arasu and sophomores Ethan Ng and Daulet Tuleubayev.
The high-octane offense of Stanford’s No. 1 men’s water polo team (12-1, 0-0 MPSF) easily handled Santa Clara (8-5, 0-0 MPSF) on the road by a final score of 11-4 on Wednesday. The win pushed the Cardinal’s current winning streak to seven and maintained their perfect 5-0 record on the road.
The newly minted No. 1 men’s water polo team (11-1, 0-0 MPSF) will look to retain their rank atop the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) against Santa Clara (8-4, 0-0 MPSF) on Wednesday. The Cardinal are a perfect 4-0 on the road and are winners of their last six straight matches.