It seems that every day is game day on the Farm and this weekend is no exception. It’s an exciting and important weekend for Stanford sports, as the Farm will host key Pac-12 matchups on the field, on the court and in the pool. The Cardinal has five teams ranked in the top 25 in the nation, looking to help Stanford earn its 20th consecutive Director’s Cup for the 2013-14 season.
Stanford women’s soccer kicked off the defense of its four straight Pac-12 titles on a high note, as the No. 2 Cardinal (8-0-1, 1-0 Pac-12) buckled the Colorado Buffaloes (8-2, 0-1) in Boulder, Colo., by a score of 2-0 in both teams’ conference opener.
Even championship teams survive scares and close calls en route to success. That was certainly the case for the No. 2 Cardinal women’s soccer team (7-0-1) as it battled back through two overtimes to edge past No. 22 Santa Clara (4-3-1) by a score of 3-2 and remain undefeated heading into conference play. Although much…
Stanford Athletics announced on Thursday night that senior goalkeeper Emily Oliver has medically retired from the team due to a string of concussions.
For most teams, an overtime loss in the NCAA semifinals to the eventual champions would make for a successful end to the season. Most teams, however, aren’t like Stanford women’s soccer. The Cardinal has appeared in five straight NCAA College Cups dating back to 2008, and after winning the national championship in 2011, falling short in 2012 was a tough pill to swallow.