For the 19th consecutive year, the women’s water polo team will be hunting for hardware as it hosts the 2019 NCAA women’s water polo tournament. Having won five of the last eight titles, No. 2 Stanford (20-2) will be looking for its seventh title in program history. After a tough overtime defeat to USC in…
On Saturday, Stanford synchronized swimming competed in their only home meet of the season, defeating Lindenwood, who scratched in all but the team event. The meet also served as Senior Day for the team, honoring seniors Joanna Langner and Amanda Urke.
The Stanford women’s swimming and diving team (4-0, Pac-12 4-0) will play host for the final time this season against UCLA (8-0, 4-0) this afternoon and No. 7 USC (6-0, 4-0) on Saturday. Before Saturday’s meet, the team’s three seniors, Ella Eastin, Leah Stevens and Kim Williams, will be recognized after almost four standout years on the team.
On Saturday afternoon, No. 1 Stanford men’s water polo (21-3, 2-1 MPSF) romped to a 16-7 destruction of No. 7 UC San Diego (20-6, 6-1 WWPA) in the NCAA semifinals to advance to the championship game. Yet the next day at Avery Aquatics Center, the Cardinal fell to No. 2 USC (30-3, 2-1 MPSF) 12-14, continuing a sixteen year championship drought for the Stanford program.
This afternoon, the No. 2 Stanford women’s swimming and diving team (2-0, Pac-12 2-0) will host No. 1 Texas (3-0, Big-12 1-0) in Avery Aquatic Center, for the biggest meet of the NCAA women’s swimming season thus far.
This past Friday, the No. 1 ranked women’s swimming and diving team (2-0, Pac-12 2-0) overwhelmed Washington State (1-1, 0-1) with an aggregate score of 169-86. The Cardinal placed first in each of the fourteen events.
On Saturday morning, the No. 5 men’s swimming and diving team (1-0, Pac-12 1-0) competed in their first invitational of the season at the University of the Pacific.
This report covers a selection of incidents from Feb. 20 to Feb. 25 as recorded in the Stanford Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) bulletin.