No. 19 field hockey (10-6, 2-0 AEC) looks to keep their undefeated record in conference play as they head across the bay to take on rival Cal (7-8, 1-1 AEC). The Cardinal enter the match having just handily won an away game against conference opponent UC Davis on Sunday.
No. 15 Stanford field hockey (6-5, 1-0 AEC) suffered a 1-3 loss to No. 21 Wake Forest (4-5, 0-1 ACC) and an 0-1 loss to No. 2 Duke (8-1, 0-1 ACC) this past Friday and Sunday, respectively. The Cardinal’s tour of North Carolina brought on tough battles and even tougher decisions, as Stanford just barely dropped the ball against the Demon Deacons and could almost taste a tie against the Blue Devils in the second half of Sunday’s match.
No. 18 field hockey (5-3, 1-1 America East) overwhelmed conference rival Vermont (2-3, 0-1 America East) in a 6-2 win on Sunday. Stanford matched its season-high number of goals in one game and scored a season-high four second-half goals.
No. 18 Stanford field hockey (4-3, 0-1 American East) could not overcome second-half struggles in its conference opener, falling 3-2 at New Hampshire (2-3, 1-0 America East). The loss snaps Stanford’s win streak at four games, two of which were against top-10 teams, and is the first loss to an unranked opponent this year.
After opening the season with a pair of one-point losses to top-15 opponents, Stanford has been clutch on both ends of the field. The Cardinal’s 2-1 win over the Crimson marks the halfway point of a road trip in which No. 18 Stanford (4-2, 0-0 America East) will next visit New Hampshire.
No. 18 Stanford field hockey (3-2, 0-0 America East) traveled to Brown (1-2, 0-0 Ivy League) and put on a clinic Tuesday afternoon, with five different Cardinal players netting goals in a 6-0 victory over the Bears.
One week after a 4-3 shootout loss to No. 15 Northwestern, No. 21 Stanford (2-2, 0-0 American East) toppled No. 7 Michigan (2-2, 0-0 Big Ten) in another Friday shootout. The win capped a comeback mounted by the late-game heroics of star junior attacker Corinne Zanolli and senior goalkeeper Kelsey Bing.
No. 21 Stanford field hockey (1-2, 0-0 America East) will shoot for its second-straight victory when No. 7 Michigan (1-1, 0-0 Big Ten) visits the Farm on Friday. The Wolverines will be the Cardinal’s third ranked opponent in the first four games of the season.