Laura Sussman

Stanford athletics wins dual Capital One Cup awards

On July 13, it was announced that the Stanford Athletics Department had received the the Capital One Cup for both its men’s and women’s programs. This is the first time in the history of the Cup that a school has earned the award twice-over. The Capital One Cup is given to the school with the…

Stanford women’s tennis upsets Vanderbilt to win NCAA title

A 20-match win streak ending with the NCAA banner held high is how Stanford women’s tennis will remember the 2017-2018 season. The team saw a tight 4-2 win on Monday in the semifinals against No. 3 Duke, with junior Caroline Lampl stepping up to the plate in a three-set victory that sent the team into the finals.

Stanford lacrosse wins Pac-12 Championships, qualifies for NCAA

On Sunday afternoon, the Stanford lacrosse team made history when they held up a banner that read “2018 Women’s Lacrosse Tournament CHAMPIONS” at Prentup Field at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The No. 2 seeded Cardinal had just defeated the No. 1 seed, Colorado, 15-6 and won the first-ever Pac-12 women’s lacrosse tournament.

Senior day success for women’s lacrosse

This weekend was one full of both sweetness and sadness as the women’s lacrosse team honored its veterans in a win against Oregon on Senior Day. The No. 12 Cardinal team came out strong with a 17-9 victory at home, led by none other than the seniors.

Women’s water polo destroys the Devils

The blazing Arizona sun was mostly covered on Sunday afternoon as No. 1 Stanford Cardinal women’s water polo took on No. 6 Arizona State in Tempe. The clouds must have been a lucky charm for the Stanford squad, who managed to outdo their opponents in a whopping 10-4 victory.

San Jose sees some tennis and some dancing in Roger Federer’s charity event

SAN JOSE - Every time a song interlude plays between points, Jack Sock -- currently ranked 10th in the world in men’s singles -- dances -- running man accompanies Gangnam Style (I guess he didn’t remember the original dance) and he smirks as he signals for Federer to phone him while Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” comes on. On the other side of the court, Federer laughs as he awkwardly tries out a couple of his own dance moves.

Stanford women’s gymnastics barely bested by Huskies

Stanford women’s gymnastics was unable to defeat Washington on Saturday, wrapping up the night with 196.475-195.450 all-around scores at the Hec Edmundson Pavilion. No. 22 Stanford put up an outstanding fight with multiple gymnasts earning titles in their events, but the No. 10 Huskies were able to come out on top regardless. Senior all-around Cardinal…

Women’s lacrosse downed by No. 2 Stony Brook

Stanford No. 24 women’s lacrosse (0-2) was defeated by No. 2 Stony Brook (2-0) on Monday evening. The Cardinal fell 15-9, although they put up a tough fight against one of the nation’s top teams. Cagan Stadium was full of excited fans as the team hosted its home opener after a season opener on the road against Denver.

Men’s volleyball bested twice on the road

Stanford men’s volleyball had a tough end of the week on the road, losing to No. 14 USC (4-7, 1-0 MPSF) on Thursday night and then to No. 12 CSUN (7-4) on Saturday. Both teams haven’t had the most stable seasons, with the Cardinal having a four-game losing streak before a win against UC San…

Jenna Gray: The story of a multisport athlete

Jenna Gray walks into her interview with her hair in a tight bun and her workout gear on, a big bottle of water in her hand. She’s wearing a red shirt that says “Stanford Women’s Volleyball” in block letters. Had Gray come in on another afternoon, her shirt might have said “Stanford Track and Field,”…
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