Ty Thompson completed one of the best draft classes in Stanford men’s soccer’s recent history, when the midfielder, who just graduated this fall, went 69th overall to the San Jose Earthquakes in the fourth round of the MLS SuperDraft on Tuesday. Thompson joined Stanford teammates Brandon Vincent (fourth overall) and Eric Verso (34th overall) as…
There are many great people involved with Stanford Athletics, and The Daily Sports Staff interacts with a large percentage of them. In honor of the top-10 issue, the following is a list of The Daily Sports Staff’s top 10 favorite people to interview.
Stanford senior midfielder JJ Koval was selected ninth in the MLS SuperDraft by the San Jose Earthquakes on Thursday morning, marking the second time in as many years the South Bay squad has added a Cardinal player.
At first glance, the contortion of the body and the tangle of legs associated with the flip throw-in seems gimmicky, a gymnast’s plaything dragged onto the soccer field. In the right hands, however, this maneuver, designed to launch the ball over huge distances into opposing penalty boxes, can be deadly.
Generally, if you score a goal and an assist, you’re having a great game. If that goal happens to be the winning penalty kick, then you’re having a fantastic game. If you’re a goalie, and you save a penalty kick, you’re having a stunning game. If you happen to be Stanford’s senior goalkeeper Drew Hutchins and have done all three of these things, you’re having a once-in-a-lifetime performance.
Stanford men’s soccer (8-6-3, 2-5-2 Pac-12) continued its efforts to secure a berth in the NCAA Tournament over the past weekend on its trip through the Pacific Northwest. Though the Cardinal fell to the No. 3 Washington Huskies (13-1-4, 6-1-2), it rebounded with a victory over conference cellar-dweller Oregon State (7-9-2, 0-7-2).
Zach Batteer knows the importance of scoring at the right time. The junior’s two goals Friday night against the USF Dons (5-7-2, 2-2-1 West Coast Conference), including the game winner in the first period of overtime, helped Stanford (7-4-2, 1-3-1 Pac-12) The Cardinal finishes nonconference play with an impressive 6-1-1 record, something which will definitely…
In the second 2013-14 edition of the “Senior Sit Down,” The Daily’s Sam Fisher chatted with men’s soccer senior midfielder JJ Koval.