The International Swimming Federation (FINA) Women’s Junior World Championship is set to kick off on Monday in Funchal, Portugal, and four Cardinal players will be in attendence. The U.S. roster includes incoming freshman Hannah Constandse, junior Sarah Klass and sophomore Ryann Neushul, while freshman Floranne Carroll is a member of the Canadian team. The seven-day…
Team USA women’s water polo secured its fifth consecutive Pan American Games gold medal with the help of six current and past Cardinal athletes. The men’s team wasn’t far behind.
Stanford had a total of five individual medal winners across three sports. Cardinal athletes were also a part of two medal-winning teams.
Stanford will be well represented at the 2019 World University Games in Naples, Italy. Representing eight programs and three countries, 20 Cardinal athletes will be competing at the 30th Summer Universiade from July 3-14.
Having conquered Division I collegiate women’s water polo, the premier domestic league in the world, the Stanford team will be expanding its horizon by heading to China for a two-week trip at the end of June.
The Stanford water polo programs continue to make waves even after the conclusions of their seasons. Junior Makenzie Fischer and redshirt sophomore Ben Hallock were each awarded the Peter J. Cutino Award. Considered the Heisman Trophy of the collegiate water polo world, the award is handed out to the best male player and best female player of each year.
For the sixth time in nine years, Stanford women’s water polo is the best program in the country. The second-seeded Cardinal topped No. 1 USC 9-8 in one of the most evenly matched games of the year.
In a game that ran the full gamut of emotion, No. 2 women’s water polo overcame No. 3 UCLA in an 8-7 overtime thriller. Stanford and No. 1 USC will face each other in the NCAA finals for the third time in four years. Sophomore Aria Fischer willed the Cardinal to victory with five of…