Through her first three years on the Farm, Jenna Gray has emerged as one of college’s top multi-sport athletes. As the starting setter of the women’s volleyball team, Gray helped lead the Cardinal to two conference championships (2017, 2018) and two NCAA titles (2016, 2018). She has also placed second in javelin at the 2017 NCAA championships.
Two-time All-Pac-12 senior Jet Toner has emerged as one of the most accurate kickers in Stanford football history over his past two seasons of competition, setting numerous records. He spoke with The Daily about his thoughts on the upcoming season.
Stanford had a total of five individual medal winners across three sports. Cardinal athletes were also a part of two medal-winning teams.
Proponents of SB 206 say it would help alleviate poverty and economic difficulties often faced by student-athletes.
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.
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.