On Wednesday, former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer was sentenced to one day in prison and six months of home confinement for his role in the recent college admissions scandal. Judging by the headlines, there is outrage in America over this “slap on the wrist.” “Stanford Coach Avoids Prison in Admissions Scandal,” announced The New…
After accepting $610,000 in bribes to reserve athletic recruitment spots for wealthy families’ children, former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer was sentenced on Wednesday to one day in prison and six months of home confinement with electronic monitoring.
Stanford is working with a state attorney to find a worthy cause to donate the $770,000 fraudulently gained from the national college admissions scandal — including the $610,000 obtained from bribes to former head sailing coach John Vandemoer — according to a victim impact statement submitted to Boston District court. Vandemoer’s sentencing hearing will take place on Wednesday.
When she paid $6.5 million to an apparent college counselor on April 21, 2017 — three weeks after her daughter’s acceptance to Stanford — Yusi Zhao’s mother Xiaohong believed she had made a donation to the University, her lawyer Vincent Law stated on Thursday.
Over this weekend, the Stanford sailing team will tack against the wind at the PCCSC Coed Conference Championship. Meanwhile, the Stanford men’s rowing team will find itself at Redwood Shores on Saturday to compete against arch-nemesis Berkeley.
For the first time this year, sailing claimed victory in two events over the same weekend. In Los Angeles, the Cardinal (55) fended off USC (69) and UC Santa Barbara (69) en route to Stanford’s 15th straight championship title in the women’s Pacific Coast Collegiate Sailing Conference (PCCSC). The performance qualifies Stanford for the Inter-collegiate…
After brushing off 16 opponents to snatch the Thompson’s Trophy from Thames River, sailing is preparing for an even more crowded — and more challenging — weekend of racing.
Cardinal boats ranged from ocean to ocean over the weekend, as sailing and rowing won a combined three of four competitions.