It was a bittersweet weekend for the Cardinal softball team (32-15, 8-10 Pac-12) in their last home series of the season. Stanford upset No. 2 UCLA (45-3, 19-2 Pac-12) on Friday but then fell to the Bruins on Saturday and Sunday. While losing the series may have been disappointing, few in the nation were expecting the Cardinal to win any of the three games. Friday night’s victory could prove important for postseason seedings.
No. 2 Stanford (34-8, 17-4 Pac-12) picked up a series win at USC (20-24-1, 9-11-1 Pac-12) this past weekend. The Cardinal are now tied atop the conference standings with No. 3 Oregon State (31-14-1 17-4 Pac-12) and retain a single game lead over No. 1 UCLA (37-8, 16-5 Pac-12).
This weekend softball (31-13, 7-8 Pac-12) will take on No. 2 UCLA (43-2, 17-1 Pac-12), arguably the Cardinal’s toughest opponent yet, in Stanford’s final regular season home series.
For the fourth year in a row, Stanford women’s tennis left the Pac-12 Tennis Championships boasting the title of “champions.” The one-seed women’s team (22-1, 10-0 Pac 12) defeated two-seed UCLA (18-7, 8-2) in a 4-2 victory on Saturday with junior Emily Arbuthnott clinching the win for the Cardinal.
Stanford’s No. 1 ranked women’s water polo team (16-1, 4-0 MPSF) prepares to travel across the bay to face off against the No. 4 ranked California Golden Bears (13-5, 1-2) this Saturday at 12PM PST. Stanford is coming off two close wins against rival NCAA championship contenders, outlasting No. 3 ranked UCLA (21-4, 4-1) 7-6 last Saturday and edging out No. 2 USC (21-1, 3-1) 9-8 in overtime the weekend prior. With their toughest opponents behind them, the Cardinal seek to close out the last three games of the regular season.
Davina and Bruce Isackson of Hillsborough, CA will join a wave of parents, including actress Felicity Huffman, to plead guilty to their involvement in the college admissions scandal.
After a strong 3-2 win against Washington (6-8, 1-3 Pac-12) on Saturday afternoon at the Pac-12 North Beach Volleyball Invitational, No. 19 Stanford (9-13, 3-1 Pac-12) lost to conference foes No. 2 USC (20-4, 0-0 Pac-12), No. 1 (26-1, 1-0 Pac-12) UCLA and No. 12 UC Berkeley (16-5, 5-1 Pac-12) on the Cardinal’s home court.…
Hosting the first matchup between the top two teams in the rankings since 2000, No. 2 Stanford (20-5, 7-2 Pac-12) dropped the series to No. 1 UCLA (23-6, 9-3 Pac-12) following a 10-7 defeat on Sunday. The Cardinal suffered their first back-to-back defeats of the season, their first conference losses and their first series defeat…