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Women’s lacrosse’s opening night ‘Twilight Zone comeback’ falls short

On a wet chilly night at Cagan Field, No. 18 Stanford (0-1, 0-0 PAC-12) dropped its season opener against No. 19 Denver (1-0, 0-0 Big East) 8-7 in a game decided by inches in the very last seconds of play. Trailing 7-1 at the half, the Cardinal mounted a furious comeback that came up just short as senior Areta Buness fired a shot on goal in the waning moments of the game that caught a piece of Denver goalie Carson Gregg and rolled to a stop centimeters in front of the goal-line.

Women’s volleyball to take on Denver in first round of NCAA Tournament

No. 11 Stanford women’s volleyball (21-7, 9-5 Pac-12) will take on Denver (23-8, 13-3 Summit League) Friday night in Maples Pavilion in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. With a win, the Cardinal will advance to the second round on Saturday, also in Maples Pavilion. In total, three matches will be played at Stanford this weekend, which comprise the first two rounds of the tournament.