The defending conference champions, No. 5 Stanford men’s soccer found its stride against a struggling Penn State (0-1, 0-0 Big Ten) offensive as five different Cardinal athletes contributed to the 5-0 victory at University Park.
No. 23 Stanford Field Hockey (0-1) opened the season at home Friday morning for the first time since 2016 with a faceoff with No.15 Northwestern (1-0). Both the Cardinal and the Wildcats put in strong performances, but Northwestern eked out the win 4-3 in a shootout.
No. 3 Stanford will look to extend a 29-game home unbeaten streak and secure Paul Ratcliffe’s 300th victory as head coach — he is two short.
No. 5 Stanford (0-0, 0-0 Pac-12), the nation’s most successful men’s soccer program over the last five years, visits unranked Penn State (0-0, 0-0 Big Ten) on Friday for the first non-exhibition game of the season.
For the third year in a row, No. 21 Stanford field hockey opens up its season with the Stanford Invitational against No. 15 Northwestern and No. 4 Connecticut. The Cardinal will host Northwestern on Friday, followed by Connecticut on Sunday.
No. 25 Stanford opens its 125th season with a home matchup against Northwestern, the defending Big Ten West champion. The Cardinal have won 11 consecutive home openers and are ranked in the AP preseason poll for the ninth-straight year.
It’s been eight months since No. 25 Stanford football’s last game, an ugly 14-13 Sun Bowl victory over Pitt. The long offseason was full of questions for the Cardinal: How would they replace Heisman runner-up Bryce Love ‘19, or All-Pac-12 receiver JJ Arcega-Whiteside ‘19, or leading tackler Bobby Okereke ‘18?
Stanford women’s volleyball has nowhere to go but down. The preseason favorites are coming off their eighth National Championship, the most in NCAA history. Everyone expects them to make it nine this season, and it’s easy to see why.