No. 20 Stanford women’s lacrosse (12-4, 7-3 pac-12) will take on Oregon (3-14, 1-9 Pac-12) in the opening round of the Pac-12 Conference Tournament Thursday at Pape Field in Eugene, Oregon. The Cardinal are seeded third behind No. 19 USC and No. 22 Colorado due to conference record.
The No. 15 women’s lacrosse team (9-4) routed the San Diego State Aztecs 18-9 (8-5, 0-0 MPSF) on Thursday evening. The win comes just four days after a tough loss to USC in triple overtime on Sunday.
Carrying a four-game winning streak off of wins over Albany and Stony Brook, No. 15 Stanford women’s lacrosse (4-1, 0-0 PAC-12) gets its first taste of PAC-12 competition this season against No. 23 Colorado (1-3, 0-0 PAC-12) on Friday and Oregon (2-3, 0-0 PAC-12) on Sunday.
Last weekend, No. 13 Stanford beach volleyball (2-5, 2-0 Pac-12) earned its first victories of the season at the Pac-12 South Invitational hosted by Arizona. The Cardinal split Saturday, defeating Oregon (0-3, 0-2 Pac-12) and then dropping the duel to No. 2 USC (4-1, 1-0 Pac-12). The Cardinal returned to form on Sunday to defeat No. 14 Arizona (4-2, 1-2 Pac-12), picking up their first ranked win.
On an East Coast road trip from Friday to Sunday, No. 22 Stanford women’s lacrosse (4-1, 0-0 PAC-12) took its game to New York for impressive wins against Albany (3-1, 0-0 America East) and No. 10 Stony Brook (2-2, 0-0 America East).
On a wet chilly night at Cagan Field, No. 18 Stanford (0-1, 0-0 PAC-12) dropped its season opener against No. 19 Denver (1-0, 0-0 Big East) 8-7 in a game decided by inches in the very last seconds of play. Trailing 7-1 at the half, the Cardinal mounted a furious comeback that came up just short as senior Areta Buness fired a shot on goal in the waning moments of the game that caught a piece of Denver goalie Carson Gregg and rolled to a stop centimeters in front of the goal-line.