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Shan Reddy
Shan Reddy '22 is The Daily's Financial Officer, Business Team Director and a desk editor for the sports section covering Stanford football and tennis. Contact him at

Stanford tennis falls fast at ITA Championships

Stanford tennis’ run in the Oracle ITA National Fall Championships ended quickly last weekend, with the Cardinal’s four representatives all falling in the first or second rounds. Stanford qualified seven players last season, but this year the team lacks the depth it’s had in years past.  The Oracle ITA National Fall Championships features 128 of…

Sridhar stays alive at 2019 ITA Northwest Championships

After three days of competition at Taube Family Tennis Stadium, one player remains for the Cardinal as the semifinal round of the 2019 ITA Men’s Northwest Regional Championships kicks off Monday morning. Sophomore Sangeet Sridhar defeated Gonzaga senior and 2019 First-Team Singles All-West honoree Samuel Feit (7-6(5), 6-3) on Saturday to reach the semis; he will face Cal sophomore Yuta Kikuchi on Monday morning at 10 a.m. Kikuchi is the tournament’s No. 1 seed and was named Pac-12 Newcomer of the Year at the end of last season.

Stanford in the NFL: Week 7

It was a quiet week for Stanford players in the NFL, with many of the NFL’s former Cardinal players on byes during Week 7, including the Pittsburgh Steelers’ David DeCastro and the Carolina Panthers’ Christian McCaffrey. Usual contributors like the Philadelphia Eagles’ Zach Ertz and San Francisco 49ers’ Richard Sherman had quiet games, showing up when called upon but not providing any highlight plays or a notable stat line.

Stanford in the NFL: Week 6

“Lacks suddenness and crisp feet in his route work underneath. Hands need work. Was late getting hands ready and had nine drops over two seasons for drop rate of almost 11 percent. Catch radius just average for his size.”

Stanford in the NFL: McCaffrey puts on a show

You couldn’t go anywhere near sports Twitter this past weekend without seeing highlights of the best active player in the NFL to have come through Stanford all over your feed. Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey put on a stunning performance against the feeble Jacksonville Jaguars defense on Sunday that has put him solidly in…

Stanford in the NFL: Tight ends dominate

In an ongoing series, The Daily’s Shan Reddy discusses Stanford football’s presence in the NFL, covering the top performances of the past week from the program’s alumni. The NFL season is once again in full swing. The first four weeks of the year have seen several former Cardinal players prove to be among the league’s…

Football Roundtable: ‘Oh boy, the quarterback question’

Stanford currently sits at 1-3 and is just getting into the heart of a schedule deemed to be the most difficult in the nation preseason. To say the least, the Cardinal’s ten-year run of bowl appearances is in jeopardy. Entering the season, however, it was always a possibility that Stanford would start the season 0-4. Although an opening day victory over Northwestern lifted the spirits of the Cardinal faithful, the three consecutive losses have disheartened many. Now, the game that casual fans and pundits alike pointed to as the first likely win has presented itself: a trip to take on Oregon State. The Daily’s King Jemison, Shan Reddy and Daniel Martinez-Krams talk expectations for the defense, quarterbacks and the Beavers rushing game.

Football racks up preseason honors

Anticipation for the upcoming 2019 college football season continues to build as Pac-12 and national sports news media released their annual preseason watchlists and All-American teams last week.

Season Recap: Football

Though its year ended with a 14-13 win over Pittsburgh in the Hyundai Sun Bowl, the 2018-2019 Stanford football team certainly ended its regular season feeling that more could have been accomplished. With a roster featuring a returning Heisman finalist in senior Bryce Love, a monstrous All-Pac-12 selection in JJ Arcega-Whiteside and a strong defensive…

Season Recap: Men’s tennis

The 2018-2019 Stanford men’s tennis season ended in the third round of the 2019 Division 1 Men’s Tennis Championships with a 2-4 loss to No. 5 Virginia (23-4) in Charlottesville, putting a somewhat disappointing end to a 19-7 season. Ending the year at No. 13 nationally, Cardinal was 12-2 at home but struggled in away games, winning four of seven on the season.

Senior Spotlight: Sameer Kumar

This article is part of a running series The Daily sports staff will be publishing on graduating seniors. Senior Sameer Kumar was a captain on the 2018-2019 Stanford men’s tennis team, which recently concluded its winningest season since 2001. Carrying a 3.92 cumulative grade-point average, the economics major was named Pac-12 Men’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year and helped lead the Cardinal to a No. 12 national ranking.

Stanford women’s tennis heads to NCAA quarterfinals

After a clutch 4-3 win by No. 3 Stanford women’s tennis (25-1, 10-0 Pac-12) in their final home match of the season against No. 14 Kansas (21-5, 7-2 Big 12), the team heads to the USTA National Campus in Orlando Florida for the quarterfinals NCAA Division 1 Women’s Tennis Championship.

Stanford women’s tennis surges ahead, men’s stopped by Virginia

The No. 3 Stanford women’s tennis team (25-1, 10-0 Pac-12) defeated the No. 14 Kansas Jayhawks (21-5, 7-2 Big-12) on Friday in the Round of 16 of the NCAA Division 1 Women’s Tennis Championships. The Cardinal came out on top in a close 4-3 battle that was clinched by sophomore Janice Shin in a three-set battle with Nina Khmelnitckaia (3-6, 6-4, 6-2).

Round of 16 Super Regional ahead for men’s and women’s tennis

After back-to-back wins in the first and second rounds of the 2019 Division 1 NCAA Tennis Championships last weekend, the No. 3 Stanford women’s and No. 12 men’s tennis teams will both compete in the Round of 16 Super Regional this weekend. The women’s team will take on No. 14 Kansas (21-4, 7-2 Big 12)…
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