In its first games of conference play this season, No. 15 Stanford women’s lacrosse (5-2, 1-1 Pac-12) split a two-game home set over the weekend, bouncing back from a 19-11 blowout loss to No. 23 Colorado (3-3, 2-0 Pac-12) with a convincing 15-8 victory over Oregon (2-5, 0-2 Pac-12).
Carrying a four-game winning streak off of wins over Albany and Stony Brook, No. 15 Stanford women’s lacrosse (4-1, 0-0 PAC-12) gets its first taste of PAC-12 competition this season against No. 23 Colorado (1-3, 0-0 PAC-12) on Friday and Oregon (2-3, 0-0 PAC-12) on Sunday.
Last weekend, No. 13 Stanford beach volleyball (2-5, 2-0 Pac-12) earned its first victories of the season at the Pac-12 South Invitational hosted by Arizona. The Cardinal split Saturday, defeating Oregon (0-3, 0-2 Pac-12) and then dropping the duel to No. 2 USC (4-1, 1-0 Pac-12). The Cardinal returned to form on Sunday to defeat No. 14 Arizona (4-2, 1-2 Pac-12), picking up their first ranked win.
This weekend, No. 12 beach volleyball (0-4, 0-0 Pac-12) will travel to Bear Down Beach at the University of Arizona to square up against No. 2 USC (1-1, 0-0 Pac-12), Oregon (0-0, 0-0 Pac-12) and the host No. 14 Wildcats (3-0, 0-0 Pac-12) in the Pac-12 South Invitational. Saturday and Sunday will give the Cardinal their first look at the rest of the conference — aside from No. 1 UCLA (6-0, 0-0).
After taking on the Oregon teams this past weekend, Stanford men’s and women’s basketball move on to a slate of USC and UCLA, as the two squads attempt to maintain their positions in the Pac-12.
It took seven minutes for Stanford men’s basketball (12-11, 5-6 Pac-12) to score against Oregon (15-9, 6-5 Pac-12). The rest of the game wasn’t much better; the Cardinal lost 69-46 to the Ducks and never led.
After a rocky start to their conference season earlier this winter, men’s basketball (11-10, 4-5 Pac-12) seem to be gaining ground with their recent exploits both at home and away.
In his final collegiate cross country race, nine-time All-American senior Grant Fisher finished second at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, matching the highest placing by any Stanford runner in the history of the championships. The No. 5 men’s and No. 6 women’s teams each placed fifth in the freezing conditions in Verona, Wisconsin, on Saturday morning.