No. 2 men’s soccer (5-0, 0-0 Pac-12) heads across the Bay on Friday to take on rival Cal (3-1-1, 0-0 Pac-12) and open the conference schedule. The start is the Cardinal’s best since reeling off seven consecutive wins in 2002.
No. 2 women’s volleyball (6-1, 0-0 Pac-12) regained the throne after upending No. 1 Nebraska (7-1, 0-0 Big Ten) in four sets on Wednesday night. In front of a record crowd of 8,632 at the Devaney Center, Stanford hit at a .296 clip, which is the highest hitting percentage allowed by Nebraska since November of 2017.
The 2019 season begins Saturday with the John McNichols Invitational in Terre Haute, Indiana, marking the first competition under recently-appointed head coach J.J. Clark.
In what may be the match of the season, No. 2 women’s volleyball (5-1, 0-0 Pac-12) will travel to Lincoln to face No. 1 Nebraska (7-0, 0-0 Big Ten) on Wednesday night. The last time these two teams faced, the Cardinal prevailed in five sets and took home the 2018 NCAA Championship.
Following an undefeated season-opening weekend at the Navy Open, No. 2 men’s water polo (5-0, 0-0 MPSF) toppled San Jose State (0-3, 0-0 GCC) to the tune of 16-5 on Friday night.
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. 3 men’s soccer (5-0, 0-0 Pac-12) put on a shooting clinic with 25 shots, while allowing just one in a 3-0 win against American (0-5-1, 0-0 Patriot League) on Sunday. The Cardinal found the back of the net three times for the team’s third straight shutout and best start in 17 years.
After its first regular-season loss in more than two years, No. 2 women’s soccer (6-1, 0-0 Pac-12) escaped the second half of its two-game Southern California road trip with a 1-0 victory over UC Santa Barbara (1-2-3, Big West) on Sunday.