Stanford baseball (6-2) jumped out to a hot start Tuesday night, taking a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning against UC Davis (3-3) and never looking back. With this 8-2 win, the Cardinal claimed their sixth straight victory, as well as their 12th consecutive home win, dating back to last season.
After inclement weather led to the cancellation of Friday’s games, Stanford softball (7-3) opened its home slate by hosting the Nike Invitational this Saturday and Sunday, facing off against Omaha (3-5), UC Santa Barbara (3-5) and Pacific (3-5). The Cardinal got off to a slow start, dropping their first game against Omaha 2-3, but they bounced back quickly, routing UC Santa Barbara 16-2 later that night and beating Pacific 8-1 the following morning.
Despite keeping the last two sets close, No. 6 Stanford men’s volleyball (8-5, 5-3 MPSF) was upset by unranked USC (4-9, 3-7) in three sets in Los Angeles on Thursday. The Cardinal offense was uncharacteristically stagnant, hitting a season-low .089 over the course of the match, including a mark of .000 (9-9-32) in the first set. Sophomore…
After dropping the final two games of the weekend’s season-opening tournament, Stanford softball (5-2) rebounded quickly, defeating UC Davis on the road on Wednesday. A four-run sixth inning, bolstered by timely hitting and plate discipline, sealed the deal for the Cardinal, who rallied for their second come-from-behind victory in this young season.
In its season-opening tournament, Stanford softball (4-2) jumped out to a promising start, winning its first four games before dropping its final two games of the weekend, including a 24-8 run-rule loss to No. 24 Fresno State.
On the back of 26 points by junior forward Reid Travis, Stanford men’s basketball (12-11,4-7 Pac-12) rallied to defeat Utah (15-8, 6-5) on Saturday in Maples Pavilion. The win was welcomed by the Cardinal, who were riding a three-game losing streak as they entered the weekend’s matchup.
On the back of .615 (9-1-13) hitting by senior middle blocker Kevin Rakestraw, No. 8 Stanford men’s volleyball (5-2, 2-0 MPSF) swept USC (2-6, 1-4) in Maples Pavilion Thursday night. The Trojans were crippled by 27 attack errors on the night, while seven Cardinal combined for 11.0 blocks, led by Rakestraw’s six block assists.
On Thursday and Friday nights, No. 8 Stanford men’s volleyball (4-2, 1-0 MPSF) will take on USC (2-5, 1-3) and Cal Baptist (2-5, 1-3) in Maples Pavilion.