Stanford football is 3-0 and ranked seventh in the country. The Cardinal have already collected their first Pac-12 victory over in-state rival USC and beat two other solid non-conference opponents in San Diego State and UC Davis. It’s been a great start to football season on the Farm, and Stanford may have a chance to…
Football returns to the Farm on Friday, and it could be the start of a special season. Stanford comes into Friday night’s matchup with San Diego State ranked 13th in the country, making them the second highest ranked team in the Pac-12 behind No. 6 Washington. Senior running back Bryce Love begins the year as the Heisman favorite according to Vegas. With 15 starters and the vast majority of last year’s offensive production returning, Cardinal fans hope this could finally be the year Stanford breaks into the College Football Playoff. But while there is plenty of experience coming back, there are also a myriad of questions surrounding head coach David Shaw’s team in 2018.
The Stanford men’s golf team saw its season come to an end this weekend at the NCAA Championships in Stillwater, OK, but not before two upperclassmen sent their seasons out on a high note with fantastic individual performances.
Junior Isaiah Salinda finished in a tie for 15th individually at even par for the tournament. Salinda was the only Cardinal player to qualify for the final day of stroke play, but his senior teammate Jeffrey Sweggle also had an exciting finish to his career.
Stanford football is 1-0 in 2018.
Well, at least the offense is. In the annual Cardinal and White Game marking the end of the spring football season, the offense, wearing Cardinal jerseys, defeated the defense in White jerseys by a score of 24-16. Junior quarterback Jack Richardson was 21 of 30 for 176 yards and two touchdowns, while senior running back Cameron Scarlett had 112 yards and added another touchdown on the ground.
On Saturday, the team will be exposed to a different kind of noise that they haven’t experienced in nearly four months: a cheering crowd. The annual Cardinal and White Game marking the end of spring practice has finally arrived, giving fans their first glimpse at the 2018 version of Stanford’s football team. The game is set for 1 p.m. in Cagan Stadium, the usual home of the Cardinal men’s and women’s soccer teams.
Stanford men’s basketball begins it’s Pac-12 Tournament with a first-round battle against Cal. King Jemison and Quinn Barry discuss the Cardinal vs. Cal, Stanford’s chances to beat UCLA and Arizona and which players should perform in Las Vegas.
Former Stanford quarterback Keller Chryst announced today that he is transferring to the University of Tennessee. The current senior will be eligible next season after graduating from Stanford in June.
Rivalry games are always weird. Both teams want that “W” just a little more, and there’s an added degree of scrutiny from inside and outside the program. The result is that the favorite ends up playing with a lot more pressure. They’re playing not to lose. Meanwhile, the underdog has nothing to lose. Yes, Stanford has struggled with Cal this season.