Laura Anderson

Women’s basketball delivers in the clutch against USC

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.

Field hockey falls in NCAA Tournament

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.

Field hockey to take on Miami Ohio

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.

Field Hockey clinches West division on senior night

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.

Field hockey hits the road to face off against UC Davis, Cal

No. 13 Stanford field hockey (7-5, 4-0 America East) currently sits second behind No. 35 Cal Berkeley (7-5, 2-0) in the America East Conference West Division with five conference matchups left in the season. Currently on a three-loss skid, the Cardinal have an opportunity this weekend to get back in the win column and claim the top spot in their division ahead of postseason play. Stanford will hit the road on Friday to take on the UC Davis Aggies (1-11, 0-1) before facing rival Cal on Sunday.

Field hockey heads into weekend road trip against ranked opponents

No. 8 Stanford field hockey (7-3, 4-0 America East) won seven games in a row before last week's 2-3 overtime loss to Ohio State. Over their seven-game winning streak, the Cardinal outscored their opponents 20-10 and claimed two overtime victories. Now, Stanford looks to rebound and start a new win streak as it travels to Ann Arbor, Michigan to take on No. 23 Rutgers (7-4, 2-1 Big Ten) and No. 4 Michigan (9-2, 4-0 Big Ten).

Field hockey streak snapped against Ohio State

Playing for its eighth win in a row on Saturday afternoon, No. 11 Stanford field hockey (7-3, 4-0 America East) couldn't hold onto a second-half lead, falling in overtime by a score of 3-2 to Ohio State (5-5, 0-3 Big Ten) in Davis, California. The match marked the seventh one-goal decision of the season for the Cardinal and was the team's first loss since an Aug. 26 game against then-No. 14 Northwestern

Women’s volleyball claims 5-set comeback against Colorado

Sitting fourth in the nation, Stanford women's volleyball (9-2, 2-0 Pac-12) came into its match against No. 25 Colorado (10-3, 0-2) having only lost sets against Penn State, otherwise dominating opponents with a combination of stellar team defense and powerful outside hitters. On Sunday, however, the Cardinal had to recover from an injury to star sophomore middle blocker Audriana Fitzmorris and battle back to win a close five-set decision 20-25, 25-13, 27-29, 29-27, 15-12.

Field hockey edges out rival Pacific

Tensions were running high on Thursday as No. 12 Stanford (4-2, 1-0 America East) took on No. 24 Pacific (3-5, 0-2) at home in a rematch of last year’s America East Field Hockey Championship. In that November matchup, the Cardinal scored in the 16th minute and held on to win 1-0 for their first conference title…

Women’s volleyball splits Texas A&M Tournament

On the road at the Texas A&M Tournament in College Station, Texas, No. 4 Stanford women’s volleyball (4-1) dropped its first match against No. 3 Penn State (5-0) — the team’s first loss since Nov. 12, 2016 — but rebounded with a win against Texas A&M (2-2). The Cardinal kept Friday’s match close against their…

Women’s volleyball goes 3-0 to start season at LBSU Invitational

Defending national champion Stanford women’s volleyball (3-0) cruised in its opening weekend at the Long Beach State University Invitational, sweeping Long Beach State (1-2) on Friday before delivering Saturday doubleheader sweeps of Iowa (2-1) and Wright State (0-3). Despite playing without fifth-year senior opposite Merete Lutz due to injury, the Cardinal rolled past Long Beach…

Yim returns to Stanford as women’s gymnastics head coach

On Wednesday, former Stanford gymnast and assistant coach Tabitha Yim ’08 was named head coach of the women’s gymnastics team, where she hopes to continue her success in the sport after a two-year head coaching stint at Arizona. As an assistant coach at Stanford, Yim coached all four events while leading team recruiting efforts. Relying…
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