Sydney Shaw

Women’s lacrosse brings gold back to Stanford

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…

Spelfogel’s guide to Stanford sports traditions

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…

Track and field sends 32 athletes to qualifier

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.

Fisher caps off track and field Pac-12s with individual title

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.

Beach volleyball eliminated by Arizona in Pac-12 Championships

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…

Beach volleyball outgunned by Arizona State

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.…

Q&A with Jimmy V, Stanford’s esteemed sports cafe owner

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. 6 squash earns fifth place in Howe Cup

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.

Women’s soccer bucked out of NCAA Championship by Broncos

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…

Women’s soccer claims second straight Pac-12 title

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.
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