No. 22 Stanford women’s tennis (14-3, 8-0 Pac-12) swept their Pacific Northwest tour this weekend, clinching their ninth and 10th consecutive meet wins against No. 37 Washington State (20-5, 5-4) on Friday and the University of Washington (14-10, 4-5) on Saturday. The Cardinal defeated both teams by a 4-2 margin, securing Stanford’s position as the leader of the Pac-12 conference and cementing them as a force to be reckoned with in national competition.
No. 4 Stanford men’s tennis (18-2, 5-1 Pac-12) swept No. 31 California (10-7, 2-3) 4-0 Friday at Taube Family Tennis Stadium, completing the Cardinal’s first regular season sweep of the Bears since 2012. Senior Tom Fawcett and freshman Axel Geller’s doubles win and singles victories helped Stanford maintain its undefeated 9-0 home record and increase its all-time record against the Bears to 94-23.
This Friday on the farm, No. 4 Stanford Men’s Tennis (17-2, 4-1 Pac-12) will face rival No. 31 California (10-6, 2-2) for the second time this season. Fourth in the nation and second in the conference, Stanford is expected to shine against the Bears as they prepare for the Pac-12 championships at the end of the month.
No. 22 Stanford Women’s Tennis (12-3, 6-0 Pac-12) will travel north this weekend to face Pac-12 rivals No. 37 Washington State (20-3, 5-2) on Friday and Washington (13-9, 3-4) on Saturday, in their third and second to last meets of the regular season.
In its first postseason event, No. 4 Stanford men’s gymnastics continued its strong year with a second place finish at the MPSF Championships on Saturday in Colorado Springs. Coming out ahead of No. 11 Air Force (392.550) and No.12 California (393.650) with a score of 404.150, the Cardinal finished just behind No. 1 Oklahoma (414.050) who claimed its seventh consecutive MPSF crown.
Following their successful opening meet last week, Stanford Women’s Gymnastics took fourth place at “Elevate the Stage” in Reno on Sunday. Facing No. 2 Utah, No. 4 UCLA, and Washington, senior Elizabeth Price lived up to expectations, placing second in the all-around, and in the top five in every event.
No. 2 Stanford men’s gymnastics (2-0) began its 2018 season on Saturday with a sweep of the Cal Benefit Cup, as senior Robert Neff won the all-around and the Cardinal claimed three individual and four team events. With 402.150 points, Stanford gymnasts across all class years performed consistently to top No. 10 Cal’s 398.850 and SC United’s 375.650.
No. 2 Stanford men’s gymnastics kicked off its season with flying colors at the Cal Benefit Cup on Saturday, as the Cardinal (402.150) swept No. 10 Cal (398.850) and SC United (375.650), and senior Robert Neff earned three titles including the all-around.