The No.6 ranked Stanford’s women’s basketball team is currently a dominant force no one wants to reckon with, and they look to wreak havoc this weekend against two more Pac-12 foes. Coming off a weekend in which they beat Washington and Washington State by a combined score of 176- 118, the Cardinal (16-1, 6-0 PAC-12) look to extend their 10 game winning streak by two this weekend as they hit the road to face Utah and Colorado.
After a slow start in conference play, the Stanford men’s basketball team (9-9, 2-4 Pac-12) seek their first back-to-back Pac-12 wins of the season against the Utah Utes (9-8, 3-2 Pac-12) this Thursday at Maples Pavilion at 6PM PST.
No. 6 ranked Stanford women’s basketball (16-1, 6-0 Pac-12) and Stanford men’s basketball (9-9, 2-4 Pac-12) No. 6 ranked Stanford women’s basketball are nearly halfway through their Pac-12 conference schedules, and while both teams have vastly different overall narratives, they both are in the middle of exciting seasons. With matches for both teams against Colorado and Utah on the horizon, the Daily’s Sally Egan and Daniel Martinez-Krams share their thoughts about the women’s hot start, the men’s high variance season, and the most valuable player for each team.
On Sunday, No. 9 Stanford men’s volleyball (5-1, 0-0 MPSF) fell short to No. 2 University of California, Irvine (6-1, 0-0 Big West) after a hard fought four sets. Despite it being Stanford’s first loss of 2019, the Cardinal’s performance was admirable and proved that they are a force to be reckoned with this season.
With a weekend sweep of the Washington schools, head coach Tara VanDerveer became just the fifth Division I basketball coach to reach 900 victories at one school. No. 6 ranked Stanford (16-1, 6-0 Pac-12) was unrelenting in a 91-54 win over Washington (8-10, 1-5 Pac-12) on Friday in anticipation of a career performance by senior forward Alanna Smith on Sunday to defeat Washington State (7-11, 2-5) by a score of 85 to 64.
In an upset for the ages and the unquestioned game of the season thus far, No. 9 Stanford men’s volleyball (5-0) took down the second-ranked UC Irvine (5-1) in four sets. This victory marks the third consecutive ranked win for the team, and the Stanford Revenge Tour rolls onward.
The No. 6 ranked Stanford women’s basketball (14-1, 4-0 Pac-12) returns to Maples to defend its eighteen game home winning streak against Washington (8-9, 1-4) and Washington State (7-9, 2-3) this weekend.
“With the first pick, in the first round of the 2019 NWSL college draft the Chicago Red Stars select Tierna Davidson from Stanford University.”