After trailing for nearly the entire game, Stanford women’s basketball (12-7, 6-1 Pac-12) came back from a 14-point third-quarter deficit against USC (13-5, 3-4) to take a 59-55 win on Friday night. With the victory, the Cardinal are tied for first place in the Pac-12 Conference with No. 7 Oregon.
Laura Anderson, Ellie Chen and Gregory Block discuss the performance of Stanford women’s basketball last weekend in Columbus, and what the team can do moving forward.
Taking on Miami (Ohio) University (12-8, 8-0 Mid-American) at home in the Opening Round of the NCAA Tournament, No. 18 Stanford field hockey (13-8, 4-2 America East) couldn’t hold off the RedHawks in the second half, falling 2-1 on Wednesday afternoon to finish the 2017 season.
As the Cardinal heads East to take on the No. 5 and No. 1 teams in the nations, Ellie Chen, Gregory Block and Laura Anderson discuss Stanford’s lineup strength and weaknesses.
Three days after clinching a spot in the NCAA tournament with its second consecutive America East Conference Championship victory, No. 18 Stanford field hockey (13-7, 4-2) will return home to take on Miami (Ohio) University (11-8, 8-0 Mid-American) in the opening round of the NCAA playoffs.
“We’re kind of bubbling on the surface and we’re ready now…there’s no other journey this team could have gone on,” said Stanford field hockey head coach Tara Danielson after the final match of the regular season.
Sitting as the number one seed in the Western Division and the defending America East Champions, No. 18 Stanford field hockey (10-7, 5-2 America East) made short work of UMass Lowell (9-11, 3-5) in Thursday’s 5-1 quarterfinal victory in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Needing a win to clinch the number one seed in the West Division of the America East Conference, No. 18 Stanford field hockey (10-7, 4-2) produced a dominant performance against UC Davis (1-16, 0-6) on Saturday’s senior night. In their final regular season home game, senior attackers Marissa Cicione and Kristina Bassi led the Cardinal offense to a 6-2 victory, the most goals Stanford has scored in a single game this season.