On Saturday afternoon, No. 1 Stanford men’s water polo (21-3, 2-1 MPSF) romped to a 16-7 destruction of No. 7 UC San Diego (20-6, 6-1 WWPA) in the NCAA semifinals to advance to the championship game. Yet the next day at Avery Aquatics Center, the Cardinal fell to No. 2 USC (30-3, 2-1 MPSF) 12-14, continuing a sixteen year championship drought for the Stanford program.
No. 21 Stanford wrestling (1-0, 0-0 Pac-12) took a day-trip to CSU Bakersfield (3-3, 0-0 Pac-12) this past Sunday for the Roadrunner Open, where 13 out of 18 Cardinal wrestlers placed. Sophomore Dominick Mandarino and freshman Shane Griffith also took the top spots in the 157-pound and 165-pound weight classes, respectively. For comparison, only six Cardinal placed and no Cardinal won a 1st-place title at last year’s tournament.
Democrats gained a majority in the House of Representatives while Republicans retained the Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections.
I like to call WonderCon Anaheim the little sibling of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) partly because it’s run by the same organization, Comic-Con International, and partly because I like to think that I’m getting the full SDCC experience. WonderCon originally was held in Oakland from 1987-1982 and then at the Moscone Center in San Francisco…
Shake Shack, a fast food restaurant chain specializing in burgers and shakes, will be opening a new location at the Stanford Shopping Center in fall 2018. While the chain already has 43 restaurants in the Northeast, this will be Shake Shack’s first location in the Bay Area.
Stanford men’s volleyball (2-8) had a split weekend, taking a loss at UC Irvine on Friday and then coming back to beat UC San Diego on Saturday, breaking a four-game losing streak for the Cardinal. Both games were on the road, where Stanford will stay for another four games.
No. 12 Stanford men’s soccer (8-2-3, 5-0 Pac-12) gets ready to extend its five-game unbeaten streak at San Diego State (7-3-3, 2-2-1) this Thursday in its second match against the Aztecs this season.
On the heels of a five-game losing streak spanning the team’s 12-day final exam break, Stanford (10-11, 0-3 Pac-12) finally got back into the win column with a 7-3 win over San Diego (13-9). “It was a good win for us against a good opponent,” said head coach Mark Marquess. “We had been struggling lately. Logan…