On May 9, the University announced that it had filled three new positions in Student Affairs.
This year, Cardinal water polo returned to the NCAA championship game for the first time in a decade but fell short of its ultimate goal of reclaiming the national title, losing to embittered rival USC in the NCAA final.
In an intense game which lasted to sudden death overtime, No. 1 women’s water polo was bested 8-9 by No. 2 USC in Sunday’s MPSF title game. USC scored with just 43 seconds in the third overtime period after a double exclusion forced a 5-on-5.
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.
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.
After brushing off 16 opponents to snatch the Thompson’s Trophy from Thames River, sailing is preparing for an even more crowded — and more challenging — weekend of racing.
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.
Looking to avenge one of just three Pac-12 series losses last season, No. 5 Stanford (21-5, 7-2 Pac-12) welcomes Washington (15-12, 5-7 Pac-12) to Sunken Diamond this weekend. The Huskies nearly swept the Cardinal a year ago to claim the Pac-12 crown in the season’s final weekend, but Stanford rallied with three runs in the ninth inning of the series finale.