Flying back to the continental United States after three slamming wins in the Rainbow Wahine Showdown in Honolulu, No. 8 Stanford women’s basketball (6-0, 0-0 Pac-12) fights to protect their undefeated season, venturing into the Pacific Northwest this Sunday to play Gonzaga (8-1) at 2 pm in Spokane, Washington.
While students across campus headed home for the holiday, Stanford women’s basketball spent their their Thanksgiving in Hawaii, competing in the Rainbow Wahine Showdown in Honolulu. They took on the Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles on Friday, the American University Eagles on Saturday, and the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors on Sunday, emerging from the weekend with three wins. The Cardinal are currently undefeated on the season.
In day two of the Rainbow Wahine Showdown in Honolulu, Hawai’i, No. 8 Stanford women’s basketball (5-0) improved their undefeated season record with a 71-49 victory over American University (3-2). Led by senior forward Alanna Smith’s career-high 25-point performance, the Cardinal produced 26 points in the fourth quarter to outscore the Eagles.
In a game reminiscent of last season’s round of 32 playoff game, No. 8 Stanford (4-0) defeated Florida Gulf Coast University (2-2) 88-65 on opening day of the Rainbow Wahine Showdown on Friday. Junior forward Nadia Fingall recorded a career-high 24 points as the Cardinal outlasted the Eagles.
Winning their first three games in the first time in three years, the No. 7 Stanford Cardinal (3-0, 0-0 Pac- 12) mercilessly crushed the University of San Francisco Dons (1-1, 0-0 West Coast Conference) with a stunning 34 point lead Thursday Night at Maples Pavilion, ending the phenomenal game with a final score of 96-62.
Coming off two stellar wins last week, the No. 7 ranked Stanford women’s basketball team looks to extend their two game win streak against University of San Francisco tonight at 7PM at Maples Pavilion.
In a Sunday afternoon blowout at Maples Pavilion, No. 7 Stanford women’s basketball (2-0, 0-0 Pac- 12) dominated the Idaho Vandals (1-1) for four straight quarters, smashing the opposition by a final score of 115-71. The score posted by the Cardinal was the 5th highest performance in school history.
Coming off a season opening win against UC Davis, No. 7 Stanford women’s basketball (1-0) plays host to Idaho (1-0) on Sunday afternoon.