With one swing of the bat, sophomore shortstop Tim Tawa flipped the narrative on Saturday’s game, sending No. 4 Stanford (41-11, 22-7 Pac-12) to a joyous 3-2 win on the final day of the season. Tawa’s two-out home run in the top of the ninth clinched a second-place finish in the Pac-12, punctuated a season in which the Cardinal dropped just one series, and prevented the upset by a resilient Arizona State (37-17, 16-13 Pac-12).
Friday night belonged to junior Will Matthiessen, who executed on the mound and in the box to lead No. 4 Stanford (40-11, 21-7 Pac-12) to a 6-4 victory over Arizona State (37-16, 16-12 Pac-12) in the desert. Matthiessen broke up the Sun Devils’ perfect game in the fifth inning, even while maintaining his own perfect game through the fifth inning.
Few individuals know the storied history of Stanford basketball. For sports author Mike DeLucia, the pre-NBA era became his primary focus when he learned of Stanford’s three-time All-American Angelo-Giuseppi “Hank” Luisetti.
Down 5-2 in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Sun Devils staged a comeback punctuated by a walkoff pinch-hit sacrifice fly from the bat of Myles Denson. The Cardinal put out their closer, junior RHP Jack Little for the save, but the All-American was unable to shut the door. “This was a tough loss,…
No. 12 Stanford men’s golf will make its sixth straight appearance at the NCAA Championships on Friday — the first day of the six-day national tournament from May 24-29 at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Stanford is an eight-time national title winner but has not captured top honors since 2007.
Drawing crowds to a packed Cagan Stadium, even in the pouring rain, the Stanford women’s soccer team (21-1-2, 10-0-1 Pac-12) finished the 2018 season in the NCAA semi-finals.
For the Stanford women’s gymnastics team, the 2019 season was one of major strides. The season culminated in a final ranking of No. 22 in the country. With 11 underclassmen on a team of 17, the Cardinal demonstrated both the progress and potential of the Stanford program under second-year Head Coach Tabitha Yim.
No. 7 women’s golf team had its eyes set on a national championship, before No. 2 Duke narrowly outlasted the Cardinal 3-2 in the NCAA Quarterfinals at the Blessings Golf Club on Tuesday night.