The Perfect Storm July 22, 2017 — It is a rainy Saturday afternoon at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford, England. The buzzer sounds in the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup final. The U.S. team celebrates its 10-5 victory over Canada and its eighth gold medal with a dog pile. “It had not…
Stanford Sports Traditions: Welcome to Stanford! Among many other benefits of being Cardinal, one that comes along with the elite academic honors of the institution is the University’s top rated athletics program. You might have heard that Stanford has won a record setting 22 consecutive Directors Cup’s, for the best collegiate athletic program. But take…
Five Stanford track and field athletes qualified for the National Championships after top-12 performances at the NCAA West Preliminaries on Saturday. The National meet will be held at the University of Oregon on June 7 – 10.
Stanford track and field is sending 32 student-athletes to the NCAA West Preliminaries this Memorial Day weekend in Austin, Texas. The 21 Cardinal women and 11 Cardinal men will compete for top-12 finishes in their respective events in order to advance to the NCAA Championships.
Stanford men's and women's track and field placed 10th and seventh respectively in the Pac-12 Track and Field Championships this past weekend in Oregon. The highlight of the championship weekend for the Cardinal was sophomore Grant Fisher’s victory in the men's 1,500 meter as he became only the ninth individual in Stanford history to win a distance event at the conference championship and the first 1,500 champion since 2008.
Standout Stanford senior Vanessa Fraser had a record-breaking performance at this weekend’s Payton Jordan Invitational in the 5,000 meter race, setting a personal best by over 15 seconds.
Stanford beach volleyball ended its season on Thursday at the Pac-12 Conference Championships after falling 3-2 to Arizona in the elimination round. The Cardinal finished their fifth season with an overall record of 13-10 and 4-7 in conference play. Although the Wildcats came out to a quick 2-0, the Cardinal were just as quick to fight…
With the Pac-12 championships around the corner, Stanford beach volleyball (21-8, 3-4 Pac-12) wrapped up its regular season this past weekend as Arizona State swept the court 5-0. Losing at the No. 4 spot, the Cardinal duo of Catherine Raquel and Shannon Richardson lost in straight sets and gave Arizona its 1-0 lead. The No.…
Stanford women’s track and field was victorious in the 123rd annual Big Meet against longstanding rival Cal, winning 85-74. The men’s team did not have the same luck on Saturday, losing 91-70 at the Cobb Track and Angell Field.
Jimmy Viglizzo is the creator and owner of Jimmy V’s sports cafe, located on the ground floor of the Arrillaga Family Sports Center. The cafe shares a wall with the Stanford Hall of Fame, making it a hot spot for Stanford athletes, coaches, and athletic staff. The cafe is open to all students and community members, boasting a wide-ranging menu with breakfast, lunch and dinner specials. As a sports cafe, Jimmy V’s is covered with eye-catching athletic memorabilia, and its walls are dotted by TVs always playing live games or Sports Center. The Daily's Sydney Shaw spoke with Jimmy Viglizzo to find out his story and his take on being such a large part of the Stanford athletic community.
No. 13 Stanford beach volleyball (4-0) started its season with four weekend victories at home against Pac-12 competitors.
No. 6 Stanford women’s squash (8-7) earned fifth place in the Howe Cup at Princeton University this weekend after beating No. 5 Yale for the first time in program history. The Cardinal had suffered a 5-4 heartbreaking loss at home to the Bulldogs about a month ago, but this time was able to clinch a 5-4 win of their own.
This weekend, some of Stanford’s best track and field athletes competed in the Don Kirby Invitational at the Albuquerque Convention Center in New Mexico. Cardinal athletes largely improved their chances of qualifying for NCAA Indoor Championships in March.
After a 4-3 win against the Memphis Tigers (2-2) more than a week ago, the No. 18 Stanford men’s tennis (3-1) are back in action this weekend as they host UNLV (4-0) and Saint Mary’s (3-1).
Junior and three-time All-American Harrison Williams significantly increased his chance of securing a spot in the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday with a successful runner-up finish in the heptathlon at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational.
Top-ranked Stanford women’s water polo starts its 2017 season this Saturday at the Lou Strong Invitational hosted by San Jose State.
No. 2 Stanford women’s soccer fell to Santa Clara in a 1-0 loss in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Friday night. From the first whistle, the Cardinal dominated the field, outshooting the Broncos 31-7 in a relentless pursuit to get ahead. However, both teams were unable to put the ball in the…
No. 11 Stanford women’s basketball will host Gonzaga on Friday at 7 p.m. in Maples Pavilion. Both teams are entering the matchup with an undefeated, 2-0 record on the season thus far.
No. 1-seeded Stanford women’s soccer will face Santa Clara on Friday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. As the top seed, the Cardinal will host the second-round matchup in Cagan Stadium, their home field.
Top-seeded Stanford women’s soccer (18-1-1) moves on in its quest for a national championship after clinching a 4-0 victory over Houston Baptist (10-11-1) on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
No. 3 Stanford women’s soccer (17-1-1, 10-1-0 Pac-12) won it’s 11th Pac-12 title this Friday in a 4-1 victory against conference rival No. 21 Cal (13-5-2, 6-3-2). The win marks the Cardinal’s sixth conference championship in the past eight years, proving the program’s consistent strength and skill.
No. 3 Stanford women’s soccer (14-1-1, 7-1-0 Pac-12) heads to Arizona this week to take on the Wildcats (7-8-1, 2-6-0 Pac-12) on Thursday.
On Sunday, Stanford women’s soccer (14-1-1, 7-1 Pac-12) advanced its Pac-12 win streak to four games with a 2-0 shutout victory against Utah (10-3-3, 5-1-1) on Senior Day.
After consecutive games on the road, No. 3 Stanford women's soccer (13-1-1, 6-1 Pac-12) was eager to bring Pac-12 play back to Cagan Stadium as it shut out a top Pac-12 opponent, No. 22 Colorado (12-4, 6-1), 2-0 on Thursday night.