Stanford softball (24-31, 3-21 Pac-12) finished a tumultus season Saturday with a close 2-1 victory over No. 9 Arizona (40-14, 13-11) at Smith Family Stadium, vindicating Thursday (0-1) and Friday (0-4) losses and ending a five game losing streak. The comeback marked the Cardinal’s first win against Arizona since 2013, while the three-game series loss marked the ninth in as many years.
Stanford No. 9 women’s and No. 18 men’s track and field will host the 23rd annual Payton Jordan Invitational this Thursday at Angell Field, concluding the regular outdoor season in their third and most competitive home meet of the year. In one of the most highly anticipated domestic invitationals, athletes from dozens of schools across the country will compete alongside former Olympians and NCAA titleholders to prove their mettle ahead of championship play.
Despite being ranked second in the conference and fourth in the nation, Stanford men’s tennis (21-3, 7-1) lost 0-4 on Friday to No. 12 USC (17-8, 6-2) in the Pac-12 championship semifinals in Ojai, California following a difficult 4-2 win against Washington (13-13, 2-6) in the Thursday quarterfinals. The championship loss marks the Cardinal’s sixth appearance in…
No. 16 Stanford women’s tennis (18-3, 9-0 Pac-12) swept the quarter and semifinals to triumph 4-2 over No. 13 UCLA (20-5, 9-1) in the nail-biting finals of the Pac-12 championships on Saturday in Ojai, California, seizing the crown for the third consecutive year and securing the conference bid to the upcoming NCAA championships. After winning…
Stanford’s No. 4 men’s and No. 16 women’s tennis teams are set to compete at the Pac-12 championships in Ojai, California this Thursday through Saturday, skipping the Wednesday elimination round. With byes to the quarterfinals, both teams are hoping to bring home conference titles and land the conference’s automatic NCAA bids.
No. 4 Stanford men’s tennis (20-2, 7-1 Pac-12) secured its first undefeated home season in 12 years with victories against No. 36 Oregon (16-8, 4-4) and Washington (13-12, 2-6) at Taube Family Tennis Stadium on Friday and Saturday. The stellar weekend also closed out the Cardinal’s best overall season performance since 2001.
No. 20 Stanford women’s tennis (15-3, 9-0 Pac-12) closed out their regular season with a 4-0 home sweep against No. 42 rival California (11-8, 6-4) on Friday, earning them the Pac-12 conference regular season title and positioning the Cardinal as the No. 1 seed for next week’s Pac-12 championships.
Stanford’s No. 4 ranked men’s and No. 20 ranked women’s tennis teams will close out the regular season this weekend with three total home meets and high expectations. On Friday, the women’s team will host No. 42 California at 11 a.m., and the men’s team will face No. 36 Oregon at 2 p.m., both meets held at Taube Family Tennis Stadium. After the men host Washington at 3 p.m. on Saturday, both teams will be busy preparing for the Pac-12 championships the following week.