Stanford women’s track and field was victorious in the 123rd annual Big Meet against longstanding rival Cal, winning 85-74. The men’s team did not have the same luck on Saturday, losing 91-70 at the Cobb Track and Angell Field.
When your team has won four MPSF titles, along with four NCAA Championships, you have big shoes to fill. Stanford men’s gymnastics is feeling exactly this, as they head into the MPSF Championships this Saturday at 2 p.m. The team will travel across the bay to Berkeley, where they will shoot for their fifth MPSF title (their other four being in 1993, 1995, 2009 and 2011).
With head coach Mark Marquess just one win away from becoming the fifth coach in NCAA history to reach 1,600 career wins, No. 15 Stanford baseball (14-9, 2-4 Pac-12) missed the opportunity to deliver the victory over the home weekend, dropping three straight against top-ranked Oregon State (24-1, 9-0).
Stanford women’s gymnastics earned a season-high team score of 196.625 to win the first of two sessions at the Pac-12 Conference Championships at Maples Pavilion on Saturday. The Cardinal held off No. 16 Cal (196.300), Arizona (196.275) and Arizona State (195.600) in the afternoon session, ultimately finishing fifth at the championships behind No. 5 Utah (197.925), No. 10 Oregon State (197.400), No. 3 UCLA (197.100) and No. 15 Washington (197.100).
For the first time since 2009, Stanford women’s gymnastics (6-11) will play host to the Pac-12 Conference Championships. Stanford will be joined by No. 16 Cal (6-4), Arizona (6-7) and Arizona State (1-8) in the first of two sessions on Saturday at 1 p.m. No. 3 UCLA (9-2), No. 5 Utah (8-2), No. 10 Oregon State (9-2) and No. 15 Washington (6-8) will follow in session two at 6 p.m.
The wait is finally over for No. 1 Stanford women’s swimming, as the team collected its 20th Pac-12 conference crown this weekend. After three consecutive second-place finishes dating back to 2014, the Cardinal turned in a dominant performance in Federal Way, Washington, scoring 1,587 points to blow past No. 2 Cal (1,392) and No. 6 USC (1,250), who rounded out the podium.
The Stanford Cardinal (14-13, 6-9 Pac-12) handily defeated the Oregon State Beavers (5-24, 1-15 Pac-12) 79-66 in a Pac-12 men’s basketball matchup Wednesday night at Maples Pavilion to capture their second straight conference victory.
Coming off a victory over Bay Area rival Cal (18-8, 9-5 Pac-12) to split the rivalry series, Stanford men’s basketball (13-13, 5-9) will look to build more momentum in the final weekend homestand of the regular season. The Cardinal will first play host against Oregon State (5-23, 1-14) on Wednesday before taking on talented No. 6 Oregon on Saturday for their final match in Maples.