Hot off their first win against USC in over a year, the No. 1 women’s water polo team (15-1, 3-0 MPSF) returns home to do battle with No. 3 UCLA (20-3, 3-0 MPSF) on Saturday. After the overtime win against the Trojans, the Cardinal moved out of the No. 2 spot and regained the top ranking in the country for the first time in almost a full year.
Extending their win streak to ten, No. 2 Stanford baseball (19-3, 6-0 Pac-12) shut out Fresno State (13-9, 4-5 MW) 2-0 at home. The ‘Dogs had defeated two nationally-ranked opponents this season and were coming off their first conference series win of the season, but were unable to topple the Cardinal.
In weekend that saw each team play two dual matches each, the Stanford men’s (11-2) and women’s (8-1) tennis teams played a total of 22 individual matches. They came out of the weekend with 21 wins.
Polling the highest it has all year, No. 6 Stanford (9-2) will welcome No. 12 Texas (11-3) to the Farm for the only four-game series of the season. The Cardinal and the Longhorns first faced off in 1981 and have played every season since 1998.
There’s only one game left in the regular season for the Stanford basketball teams, when the men take on Berkeley this Thursday in Maples Pavilion. With postseason play kicking off, the nationally ranked No. 7 women have a spot in the NCAA tournament locked down, while the men head to Las Vegas for the Pac-12 tournament with a hope and a prayer. With the women kicking off play this weekend, and the men starting up next week, The Daily’s Daniel Martinez-Krams, Mark Lu, and King Jemison take a look at the Pac-12 chances of both teams, and the possible tournament MVPs from the coming weekends.
Tonight is the start of the Men’s Swimming Pac-12 Championships. No. 7 Stanford (5-1, 4-1 Pac-12) will be competing at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington.
This past weekend’s 2019 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis saw the nation’s top collegiate football players try out for NFL coaches in hopes of improving their stocks for the upcoming NFL draft in April. While players from Clemson and Michigan showed out in workouts all weekend long and exceeded expectations in the combine drills, Stanford’s seven participants put on disappointingly average performances.
Tonight, No. 22 Stanford softball (16-2, 0-0 PAC-12) takes on Sacramento State (8-7, 0-0 Big Sky) in a double-header looking to extend its win streak to twelve games heading into another home tournament, the Cardinal Classic, this weekend.