No. 3 Stanford men’s soccer (3-0, 0-0 Pac-12) will host Denver (0-3-1, 0-0 Summit) and American (0-3-1, 0-0 Patriot) over the weekend. The games offer head coach Jeremy Gunn a pair of opportunities to reach his 100th victory on the Farm in just his 8th season.
No. 4 Stanford men’s soccer (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12) opens its home slate with a matchup against UC Irvine (0-2-1, 0-0 Big West). The two teams last met in the first round of the 2018 postseason, when the Cardinal used two second-half goals to streak past the Anteaters.
The defending conference champions, No. 5 Stanford men’s soccer found its stride against a struggling Penn State (0-1, 0-0 Big Ten) offensive as five different Cardinal athletes contributed to the 5-0 victory at University Park.
This year, an experienced squad returns eight starters, including redshirt senior center back Tanner Beason.
In a spectacular Friday night matchup, the No. 9 ranked Stanford men’s soccer team (9-2-4, Pac-12 5-1-1) defeated the No. 11 Denver Pioneers (12-3-2, Summit League 3-0-1) in second overtime with an electric golden goal.
In the first match of a two-game road trip, No. 10 ranked Stanford (6-2-3, 3-1-0 Pac-12) was shutout by Oregon State (6-4-2, 2-2-0) and fell 1-0. Stanford had never lost to Oregon State under head coach Jeremy Gunn.
Following a NCAA championship winning season, Stanford’s men’s soccer team has begun another run for the crown. With a 3-1-3 record, including five shutouts, the Cardinal are set to open Pac-12 conference play tonight against San Diego State University at Cagan Stadium at 5pm.
At the end of another long season of Stanford athletics, The Daily’s sports staff compiled a list of the top five Stanford athletes that displayed tremendous contributions to their teams/programs.