No. 3 Stanford men’s soccer (4-0, 0-0 Pac-12) blew past Denver (0-4-1, 0-0 Summit) with a pair of first-half goals and a shutout. The win was the 100th in the eight-year tenure of Jeremy Gunn at the helm of the Cardinal program.
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.
No. 18 Stanford women’s lacrosse opens its season account against No. 19 Denver tonight at Cagan Stadium, ready to defend its title as PAC-12 conference championships in the second year since the conference’s formation.
In a spectacular Friday night matchup, the No. 9 ranked Stanford men’s soccer team (9-2-4, Pac-12 5-1-1) defeated the No. 11 Denver Pioneers (12-3-2, Summit League 3-0-1) in second overtime with an electric golden goal.
Tonight No. 9 Stanford men’s soccer (8-2-4, 5-1-1 Pac-12) will take on No. 11 Denver (12-2-2, 3-0-1) in the final home non-conference game of the season.
This Sunday packs a pair of home games for Cardinal soccer, when the No. 1 ranked women’s team (13-0-1, 6-0-0) will host the Colorado Buffaloes (12-0-3, 4-0-2) at 12pm, and later at 3pm the No. 12 ranked men’s team (7-2-3, 4-1-0) will seek to fend off the Washington Huskies (8-6-0, 3-3-0) in a rematch of the previous Sunday’s contest.
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.
No. 12 Stanford women’s lacrosse rebounded from a thrashing from Stony Brook by taking down two conference foes this weekend, beating Denver (4-7, 1-3 MPSF) 9-5 and Colorado (8-3, 3-1) 12-10. The Cardinal improved to 8-2 and 3-0 in the MPSF, where they sit in second place behind undefeated No. 7 USC.