After two weeks of competition between some of the best college athletes in the world, the 2019 World University Games drew to a close last Sunday. Stanford sent 21 athletes to Naples, Italy, where they represented eight athletics programs and four different countries. There were a total of five individual medal winners across three sports.…
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Stanford will be well represented at the 2019 World University Games in Naples, Italy. Representing eight programs and three countries, 20 Cardinal athletes will be competing at the 30th Summer Universiade from July 3-14. Started in 1959, the World University Games allow the top collegiate athletes in a wide variety of sports to compete on…
Hailing from the small town of Highland, Illinois, fifth-year senior Lena Giger recently concluded her collegiate career with a runner-up finish in the shot put at the indoor NCAA Track and Field Championships. Her throw of 58 feet, 8 and 1/2 inches earned her the indoor school record in shot put, moving her ahead of Jillian Camarena, a two-time Olympian and current school record holder in the outdoor equivalent.
Having conquered Division I collegiate women’s water polo, the premier domestic league in the world, the Stanford team will be expanding its horizon by heading to China for a two-week trip at the end of June.
Fifth-year senior Harrison Williams, a two-time Pac-12 champion, will be making his seventh appearance at the NCAA Championships across the indoor and outdoor seasons when he travels to Austin, Texas on Wednesday to compete for his first decathlon title. The Daily’s Alejandro Salinas sat down with Williams to talk about his time on and off the track.
This article is part of a running series The Daily sports staff will be publishing on graduating seniors.
Senior Sameer Kumar was a captain on the 2018-2019 Stanford men’s tennis team, which recently concluded its winningest season since 2001. Carrying a 3.92 cumulative grade-point average, the economics major was named Pac-12 Men’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year and helped lead the Cardinal to a No. 12 national ranking.
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.