Stanford currently sits at 1-3 and is just getting into the heart of a schedule deemed to be the most difficult in the nation preseason. To say the least, the Cardinal’s ten-year run of bowl appearances is in jeopardy. Entering the season, however, it was always a possibility that Stanford would start the season 0-4. Although an opening day victory over Northwestern lifted the spirits of the Cardinal faithful, the three consecutive losses have disheartened many. Now, the game that casual fans and pundits alike pointed to as the first likely win has presented itself: a trip to take on Oregon State. The Daily’s King Jemison, Shan Reddy and Daniel Martinez-Krams talk expectations for the defense, quarterbacks and the Beavers rushing game.
Top-ranked women’s volleyball (6-2, 0-0 Pac-12) opens conference play this week at No. 21 Cal (10-0, 0-0 Pac-12) on Thursday before hosting No. 8 Washington (9-1, 0-0 Pac-12) on Sunday. Even though the Cardinal dropped their last game against No. 12 BYU, the win over then-No. 1 Nebraska was deemed enough to propel them back into first place.
Despite a slow start, No. 1 men’s soccer (7-0, 1-0 Pac-12) exploded for three second-half goals in a win over San Jose State (0-7, 0-0 WAC) last night. This is the best starting record for the Cardinal since 2002. At halftime, a 0-0 scoreline felt eerily similar to the 2018 season opener — the most…
It was back-and-forth early, but Catarina Macario’s free kick goal in the 77th minute squashed the chances of upstart Santa Clara on Sunday evening. With the score locked at two, the junior midfielder floated a ball into the back of the net, and keeper Courtney Ogren could do nothing but watch.
Stanford football (1-2, 0-1 Pac-12) is in a dark place after two consecutive blowout defeats. King has three keys to sending the Class of 2023 football fans home happy with a win in their first home game on the Farm.
No. 2 men’s soccer (5-0, 0-0 Pac-12) heads across the Bay on Friday to take on rival Cal (3-1-1, 0-0 Pac-12) and open the conference schedule. The start is the Cardinal’s best since reeling off seven consecutive wins in 2002.
No. 25 Stanford opens its 125th season with a home matchup against Northwestern, the defending Big Ten West champion. The Cardinal have won 11 consecutive home openers and are ranked in the AP preseason poll for the ninth-straight year.
Stanford women’s volleyball has nowhere to go but down. The preseason favorites are coming off their eighth National Championship, the most in NCAA history. Everyone expects them to make it nine this season, and it’s easy to see why.