After two weeks of competition between some of the best college athletes in the world, the 2019 World University Games drew to a close last Sunday. Stanford sent 21 athletes to Naples, Italy, where they represented eight athletics programs and four different countries. There were a total of five individual medal winners across three sports.…
Claiming their second consecutive NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis Championship was simply the latest triumph for the 2018-2019 Stanford women’s tennis team (28-1, 10-0 Pac-12) in a season full of individual and team accomplishments.
This article is part of a running series The Daily sports staff will be publishing on graduating seniors.
Senior Sameer Kumar was a captain on the 2018-2019 Stanford men’s tennis team, which recently concluded its winningest season since 2001. Carrying a 3.92 cumulative grade-point average, the economics major was named Pac-12 Men’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year and helped lead the Cardinal to a No. 12 national ranking.
Repeating their success of 2018, Stanford women’s tennis traveled to Orlando for the final rounds of the NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis Tournament and claimed their 20th NCAA championship title with a 4-0 shutout victory over No. 1 Georgia (28-1, 13-0 SEC) on Sunday.
After a clutch 4-3 win by No. 3 Stanford women’s tennis (25-1, 10-0 Pac-12) in their final home match of the season against No. 14 Kansas (21-5, 7-2 Big 12), the team heads to the USTA National Campus in Orlando Florida for the quarterfinals NCAA Division 1 Women’s Tennis Championship.
Stretching their winning streak to 14 games, No. 3 Stanford women’s tennis (19-1, 10-0 Pac-12) concluded their regular season with a 6-1 win against No. 14 Cal (12-7, 6-4 Pac-12) on Saturday. The Cardinal now head to Ojai, California as the No. 1 seed in the Pac-12 tournament, which kicks off on Wednesday, though the…
No. 3 Stanford women’s tennis (18-1, 9-0 Pac-12) extended their winning streak to thirteen matches with wins over No. 46 Utah (12-9, 2-6 Pac-12) and Colorado (10-12, 3-6 Pac-12) over the weekend. No. 12 Stanford men’s tennis (14-5, 3-3 Pac-12) won a tight battle over arch-rival No. 40 California (11-10, 3-3 Pac-12) on Sunday.
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.