In a fight they were never thought to have a chance in, the Stanford men’s basketball team (4-4) put up a formidable performance against the nationally No. 2 ranked Kansas (6-0), but was ultimately defeated in overtime by a final score of 84-90.
The No. 7 Stanford women’s basketball team (1-0, 0-0 Pac-12) took on the UC Davis Aggies (0-1) to open their season yesterday night. The Cardinal had a game fraught with turnovers, yet filled with impressive debuts by freshman and continued solid performances by veterans. The Cardinal easily won the game with a final score of 71-43.
After overcoming UCLA two weeks ago in the Mountain Pacific Invitational Meet, Stanford (17-1) got ready to once again face the UCLA Bruins (19-2) this past weekend. In their penultimate match of the season, the No. 2 Cardinal were struck down for only the second time this season by the No. 4 seeded Bruins. From the start of play the Bruins came out strong and Stanford was fighting an uphill battle.
The Stanford Men’s Water Polo Team fought well at the Mountain Pacific Invitational Meet held in Avery Aquatic Center this past weekend.
The No.1 seeded Cardinal (13-1) geared up for their first match of the weekend against the San Jose State Spartans (15-7). Sophomores Ben Hallock and Tyler Abramson had an impressive showing putting up 4 and 2 goals respectively. By the end of the game nearly every one of the Cardinal in the water scored at least one goal. With a final score of 19-8, it was smooth sailing to a victory for Stanford in the opening game.
This weekend the men’s (1-0, 1-0 Pac-12) and women’s (1-0, 1-0) swim teams are gearing up for away meets. This Friday the women will face the Washington State Cougars (1-0) in Pullman, Washington. The following day the men will be swimming at an invitational meet in Stockton, California with the University of the Pacific.