Stanford field hockey kicks off NorPac opener with visit to California, while Cardinal softball announces its 2013 season schedule
After a heartbreaking 1-0 loss at Alabama left the No. 12 Stanford softball team one game short of the Women’s College World Series, junior shortstop Ashley Hansen found a reason to celebrate when she was just the second position player ever to be named USA Softball’s Collegiate Player of the Year on Tuesday.
Stanford softball dropped two of three in Eugene over the weekend, snapping the Cardinal’s 10-game win streak over Oregon and returning both teams to .500 in conference play.
The Stanford softball team stretched its winning streak to nine over the weekend, going 4-0 in the DeMarini Invitational in Fullerton, Calif.
The No. 16 Cardinal (8-2) hosts a tournament that includes No. 24 Kentucky, Colorado State, Memphis, North Dakota State and UC Davis.
Although school is out and the spring collegiate season has ended, the competition hasn’t stopped for some Stanford athletes and alumni. During the 12th ISF Women’s World Softball Championships in Caracas, Venezuela, running from June 23 to July 3, Stanford University was well represented…
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After opening its Pac-10 season with a win on Thursday night, the Stanford softball team played two more games to wrap up its series with rival California. The No. 9 Cardinal (27-5, 2-1 Pac-10) and the No. 14 Golden Bears (29-8, 1-2) split the final two games of the series. Stanford won Friday night’s contest, while the Bears took Saturday’s game.