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Palo Alto native Anderson to join Cardinal D-line

For many student-athletes heading off to school, moving across the country is a necessary process. But for incoming defensive lineman Kevin Anderson, that’s not the case — Anderson is an alumnus of nearby Palo Alto High School and the only Bay Area recruit in Stanford’s 2015 football class.

S.J. Earthquakes hit Stanford Stadium in Independence Weekend match

School may be out for the Cardinal faithful, but the team’s usual home of Stanford Stadium was buzzing with activity last Saturday. It wasn’t for a football game, the venue’s main event, and there were no national teams or popular European squads in sight. Instead, fans in the Stanford area came out in droves to see the San Jose Earthquakes (5-5-6) play the New York Red Bulls (5-3-10) in a nationally televised Major League Soccer contest over Independence Day weekend. San Jose squandered a late lead and settled for a 2-2 tie.

BRIEF: Stanford athletes recognized by conference

Four Cardinal athletes received the Pac-10 2011 Spring Scholar-Athlete Award, the conference announced Monday. For an individual to be eligible for the award, he or she must be a senior, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher and participate in at least half of the scheduled athletic competitions.

Champs at Last: Women’s water polo takes national title

Stanford’s No. 1 women’s water polo team went into Sunday with thirty straight victories against Cal, going undefeated against the cross-bay rival since 2000. The Cardinal (28-1) continued that streak when it mattered most yesterday, earning an emphatic 9-5 win over the No. 2 Bears (24-4) in the National Collegiate Championship final.
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