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.