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Kristina Bassi

Thompson gets women’s basketball back on track as Cardinal sweep Washington schools

After playing a six of its first eight conference games on the road and suffering a tough loss to UCLA last week, No.16 Stanford women's basketball (16-6, 7-3) rebounded with two home wins over No. 25 Washington (15-5, 6-3) and Washington State (12-9, 3-7) this weekend. Stanford first took down Washington 69-53 on Friday before dispatching Washington State on Sunday by a nearly-identical 69-52 margin.

Cardinal split home openers against top-ranked opponents

After a highly difficult opening weekend, the No. 6 Stanford field hockey team (1-1) split games against Syracuse (2-0) and Duke (1-1), falling to the Orange in overtime on Friday before overcoming a two-point deficit to beat Duke in overtime on Sunday. On Friday, the Cardinal fell to an experienced No. 4 Syracuse team 2-1…

Lacrosse falls to Florida in NCAA first round

The No. 16 Stanford women’s lacrosse team ended its season with a tough loss in the first round of the NCAA tournament to the No. 10 Florida Gators (15-5) in Chapel Hill by a score of 15-10, ending another tremendous season. The Cardinal never led and had a difficult time recovering from their 9-4 deficit at…

Lacrosse eyes deep NCAA run after unbeaten conference season

After a perfect conference season, the No. 16 MPSF champion Stanford women’s lacrosse team (15-2) has reached the NCAA tournament for the fifth time in six years. The program is a young and the team is looking to challenge itself against the best competition in the country. “The team feels like they have something to prove as…

BadbadSOgood

Last Saturday, Badbadnotgood played an outrageous set at XOX hosted by Stanford Concert Network (SCN). This trio from Toronto, Canada came and rocked the co-op playing old and new songs, and even a tremendous cover of Flying Lotus’ “Putty Boy Strut.” The band includes Matthew Tavares on keys, Chester Hansen on bass and Alexander Sowinski…

Lacrosse looks to complete perfect MPSF play in tournament

The No. 15 Stanford lacrosse team (13-2, 9-0 MPSF) looks stronger than ever, and with a perfect conference record and No. 1 seed in tow, it enters the MPSF tournament this weekend as the team to beat. Stanford will begin tournament play on Friday, May 1, earning a first-round bye and cruising into the semifinals,…

Women’s lacrosse upset by Cornell in stunning home loss

In a tough game on Tuesday night, the No. 13 Stanford women’s lacrosse team (5-2) was dealt its second loss of the season, getting upset by an unranked Cornell team by a score of 15-7. Cornell converted more of its opportunities at goal than the Cardinal, and this eight-goal margin was the biggest loss for Stanford…

Lacrosse earns split in spring break matches

Last Tuesday, the No.9 Stanford lacrosse team (5-1) took on No. 15 Penn State (6-3) in the first ever matchup between the teams. The Cardinal suffered their first loss of the season by a score of 17-15. Entering the game, Stanford was the national scoring leader and had moved up 11 spots in the IWLCA since opening…

Women’s lacrosse takes down Vanderbilt to remain undefeated

The Stanford women’s lacrosse team defeated Vanderbilt on Sunday by a score of 22-11, remaining undefeated entering the two-week break. Freshman midfielder Kelly Myers had a breakout game, setting a school record with 10 draw controls — she previously had six draw controls on the season entering the game. She broke the 2013 mark set by Megan Lerner…

Lacrosse stays undefeated with win at Ohio State

This past Saturday, the No. 11 Stanford women’s lacrosse team (3-0) took on No. 10 Ohio State (4-1) in Columbus, Ohio. The Cardinal earned their second straight victory over a top-15 team with a 12-10 win against the Buckeyes. Ohio State and Stanford stood in very similar national positions before the matchup, with both having many veteran players return from…

Lacrosse sweeps opening weekend

The Stanford women’s lacrosse team opened their season with two big wins last weekend. The Cardinal opened at home on Wednesday against Fresno State, which doubled as their MPSF opener. Stanford defeated Fresno with a 22-7 running-clock victory. Sophomore attacker Kelsey Murray led the offense with five goals and four assists for a career-high nine points.…

Stanford lacrosse preps for start of season

The Stanford women’s lacrosse team commence its 2015 season ranked No. 20 in the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) coaches’ pre-season poll and is projected to finish second in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF).  Its MPSF finish was voted on by the coaches of its conference, and the Cardinal received three first-place votes.…

Samuelson’s sharp shooting pushes Stanford over Washington schools

The No. 15 Stanford women’s basketball team bettered its overall record to 12-4 overall (4-0 Pac-12) with two tough road wins in Washington this weekend. The Cardinal took on the University of Washington (12-3, 1-2) on Friday night in Seattle and played Washington State (10-5, 1-3) in Pullman on Sunday afternoon. The Cardinal were able…

Card fall short in MPSFs but earn NCAA at-large bid

The No. 20 Cardinal women’s lacrosse team fell short of its ninth Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) tournament championship in 10 years against No. 15 Denver at the Pioneers’ home field as Stanford (14-4) lost to Denver (18-1) by a score of 14-11. Stanford was the defending tournament champion, as it beat Denver last year in the MPSF tournament finals 7-6. However, this year the final result was not in its favor.

Lacrosse gears up for MPSF Tournament semifinals

The Stanford women’s lacrosse team (13-3, 7-2 MPSF) finished its regular season last week with a strong 18-7 victory over the California Golden Bears. However, in order to receive a first-round bye in the six-team conference event, the Cardinal needed Oregon to lose one of their two final games. The Ducks came through with an…

Cardinal lacrosse looks to clinch MPSF tourney spot

The No. 12 Stanford women’s lacrosse team will head to Southern California this weekend for a double-header against San Diego State on Friday and USC on Sunday. This will be the Cardinal’s final road stretch of the regular season, with Stanford needing one more victory in its final three games to clinch a spot in the six-team MPSF tournament after an 18-6 rout of UC-Davis on Tuesday. The Cardinal are currently in second place behind Denver, which must lose its final two games for Stanford to have a chance at the No. 1 seed.

Lacrosse splits weekend doubleheader against MPSF foes

In a doubleheader last weekend, No. 8 Stanford women’s lacrosse (9-2, 3-1 MPSF) fell to powerhouse Denver (10-1, 4-0 MPSF) 13-12 on Friday before rebounding to defeat the Colorado Buffaloes (6-6, 3-2 MPSF) 13-5 to maintain good standing in the conference heading into the final month of the regular season.
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