Sofia Scekic
Sofia Scekic '22 is a Public Policy and Economics major who writes for The Daily's sports section. A Wisconsin native, she is an avid Green Bay Packers fan who has not missed a game in eight years. Contact her at sscekic 'at' stanford.edu.

Trojans up next for undefeated women’s hoops

Head coach Tara VanDerveer made history in No. 1 Stanford’s last game, a 104-61 win at Pacific (0-1, 0-0 WCC), as she became the winningest coach in NCAA women’s basketball history. Since then, the Cardinal (5-0, 2-0 Pac-12) have shifted their focus to Saturday’s matchup against USC (1-3, 0-3 Pac-12). Pac-12 Networks will broadcast the game at 6 p.m. PT from the Galen Center in Los Angeles.

Stanford releases updated guidelines for fall, winter sports

Following Santa Clara County’s designation of "Purple Tier," the tier with the strictest COVID-19 restrictions, Stanford Athletics released updated competition and training guidelines for football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s swimming and diving as well as all other winter sports.

Recruiting roundup: Athletes join softball, swim, dive

The women’s softball and swimming and diving teams were two of the many Stanford sports teams to sign their newest classes of commits to National Letters of Intent last week. The softball team added five, while the swimming and diving team signed six swimmers and one diver to add depth for the reigning national champions.

Women’s basketball schedule takes shape

The Pac-12 Conference announced today the weekly matchups and game sites for its 2020-21 women’s basketball regular season, which is set to tip off on Dec. 4 and conclude on March 1. Additionally, Stanford announced the dates of three non-conference matchups that will all take place early in the season at Maples Pavilion.

Fullback finale: Houston Heimuli’s Stanford journey

In the history of the NFL, one would be hard-pressed to find a position that has undergone as many changes as fullbacks. Once the superstars of the league and led by dynamic Hall of Famers like Jim Taylor and Jim Brown, just 14 of the 32 NFL teams held a fullback on the active roster, according to Over The Cap, last October. Despite the fullback’s steady decline at the professional level, senior Houston Heimuli was not deterred from trying the position in high school.
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