No. 4 Stanford women’s golf came in at fourth place at the NCAA East Lansing Regional, which took place Monday to Wednesday, and will continue onto the NCAA National Championship in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on May 17-22.
Stanford baseball hosts an NCAA Regional after earning a top-16 national seed. The three teams invited to the regional are the Baylor Bears, Cal State Fullerton Titans and Wright State Raiders.
The bracket and seeding for the NCAA Division 1 Baseball Tournament was revealed on Monday morning.
As one of the eight national seeds (the Cardinal are second overall), Stanford baseball (44-10) will host a regional and if it wins the regional, then it will have a chance to host a super regional.
The magic of the dreamlike final season faded on a chilly Saturday night at Sunken Diamond when senior Jack Klein grounded out to second base to seal a 4-2 loss to No. 2 seed Cal State Fullerton that officially ended No. 1 seed Stanford’s 2017 campaign.
Stanford plated nine runs from the sixth inning on and launched three homers to finally make an ineffective BYU pitching staff pay for its mistakes as the No. 1 seed Cardinal staved off elimination and pulled away to a 9-1 victory over No. 3 seed BYU behind a vintage brutally efficient performance by senior lefty Chris Castellanos.
A back-and-forth final hole between senior Mariah Stackhouse and USC’s Tiffany Chan ultimately caused No. 12 Stanford women’s golf to tie with the No. 2 Trojans for first in the NCAA Stanford Regional Championship at the Stanford Golf Course on Saturday.
Freshman shortstop Tommy Edman’s two-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth sent the Cardinal into a frenzy and propelled them into the NCAA Super Regional in dramatic fashion. The 5-4 Stanford victory marked the second consecutive game in which a timely late Stanford home run had pushed the Cardinal over host and top-seeded Indiana.
In advance of Stanford baseball’s upcoming NCAA Regional in Bloomington, Indiana, The Daily’s Michael Peterson chatted with Steve Wilaj, a sports editor at The Jambar, to get perspective on the Youngstown State Penguins, one of the Cardinal’s three opponents this weekend. Michael Peterson (MP): One of the most striking things when first examining this has…