After routing Cal (5-13, 2-6 MPSF) 19-5 in the quarterfinals, Stanford women’s lacrosse (12-6, 6-2) ultimately couldn’t recover from a four-goal run in the final 10 minutes against second-seed Colorado (16-2, 7-1) losing by a final tally of 14-13 in the semifinals, ending their bid in the MPSF conference tournament in Los Angeles. The Stanford offense…
In the final weekend series of the regular season, Stanford lacrosse (11-5, 6-2 MPSF) displayed strong play heading into the MPSF championships next week yet split the weekend. The Cardinal started the weekend with a 15-12 loss against No. 8 USC (14-3, 8-0) on Friday before dominating the San Diego State Aztecs (9-7, 3-5) 19-8 behind an 11-goal first half on Sunday.
Lacrosse (9-4, 4-1 MPSF) heads north across the bay to square off against struggling rival Cal Berkeley (4-10, 3-5 MPSF) after completing a victorious two-game homestand during last week’s action.
Stanford has consistently been led by senior leaders Elizabeth Cusick and Kelsey Murray as Murray has scored five goals in the last two Cardinal wins to power Stanford’s offense. Murray’s 10-goal week brought her tally to a team-leading 39 goals on the season while teammate Cusick sits at second with 30 goals.
After a recent tough slate, Stanford lacrosse (8-5, 3-1 MPSF) got the much-needed conference win against the Fresno State Bulldogs (8-6, 1-5 MPSF) in dominant fashion by scoring 10 unanswered goals to start the game and finishing with a 17-4 victory.
The Cardinal’s usual playmakers once again fully displayed their offensive powers as the likes of Kelsey Murray and Elizabeth Cusick led their team to an offensive blowout against conference opponent Bulldogs. Murray started the game remarkably, finding the back of the net 5 times in the opening 15 minutes to propel Stanford on its first half run that essentially ended the game before it started.
No. 19 Stanford lacrosse (7-3, 1-0 MPSF) traveled cross-country during last week’s break to square off against Ivy league rivals Harvard (6-4) and Yale (7-5), splitting the East Coast road trip by dropping the second 15-12 to the Yale Bulldogs on Saturday after earning a walk-off victory in the Cardinal’s first match 10-9 against the Crimson.
No. 17 Stanford lacrosse (5-2, 1-0 MPSF) avoided a Saturday upset by rallying from an early first-half four-goal deficit Saturday against University of Connecticut (2-4). The 19-14 home victory against the Huskies extended the Cardinal’s win streak to five as Stanford prepares for Mountain Pacific conference play.
No. 17 Stanford women’s lacrosse (5-2, Pac-12 1-0) outscored unranked William and Mary (1-5, D1-CAA) 17-13 after a fast-paced dual this Wednesday night at Cagan Stadium. The Cardinal finished strong despite a difficult defensive game during the second half.
No. 17 Stanford women’s lacrosse (4-2, 1-0 MPSF) looks to extend its three-game winning streak when it hosts a struggling William & Mary (1-4) on Wednesday, continuing the Cardinal’s recent slate of out-of-conference games. Wednesday night’s match will be the second game in a three-game homestand for Stanford. Last week, Stanford utilized a strong second half…