Looking to win their first game on the road, No. 8 Stanford men’s volleyball (11-5, 3-2 MPSF) travels to Provo, Utah to take on No. 9 Brigham Young University (7-4, 3-2 MPSF) tonight. BYU is yet to lose a home game this season, but this statistic should not deter the Cardinal — who enter the game on a win streak.
Despite their third consecutive loss to Pac-12 competition in Friday’s Pink Night — a meet intended to raise awareness for breast cancer — No. 24 women’s gymnastics showed improvement on the beam and floor, two events head coach Tabitha Yim said the team fell short on in last week’s meet against No. 3 UCLA.
After a long fall season filled with practices and invitationals, the Stanford men’s swimming and diving team will open their winter dual meet season this morning against the University of the Pacific.
Stanford football (4-2, 2-1 Pac-12) enters this Thursday’s matchup with Arizona State (3-3, 1-2) unranked for the first time this year thanks to two straight losses. The season has taken a sharp turn after such a promising 4-0 start that raised expectations to Andrew Luck era levels. The exhilarating comeback victory over Oregon and Top 10 ranking feels like a different season at this point, and yet the Cardinal still control their own destiny in the Pac-12 North. With a Pac-12 Championship and Rose Bowl appearance still on the table, Stanford can turn 2018 into a success. The sky is not falling. But it might be if the Cardinal lose to Arizona State Thursday night.
For the first time in October, No. 1 Stanford women’s soccer (12-0-1, 5-0 Pac-12) will be playing on the farm. The Cardinal play Utah (7-6-1, 4-2) tonight and will face No. 15 Colorado (12-0-3, 4-0-2) on Sunday.
Stanford is coming off an unusual road trip. Last Friday, they traveled to Tempe, Arizona where they were scheduled to play Arizona State University. Due to rain, the Cardinal returned home on Sunday without even playing a game. ASU and Stanford have rescheduled their match for November 4th.
The Stanford Cardinal football team now sits unranked in the AP poll, following a blowout loss against now No. 4 Notre Dame and their unfortunate home upset at the hands of Utah. Following a week off to rest and reflect, the Cardinal charge back into the fray, taking on unranked Arizona State and head coach Herm Edwards in a Thursday night showdown. Daily writers Julio Ballista, King Jemison, and Shan Reddy share their thoughts on the improvements of Stanford position groups, the health status of Bryce Love, and the state of the Pac-12.
The now unranked Stanford football team (4-2, 2-1 Pac-12) suffered a second consecutive crushing defeat, this time at the hands of unranked Utah (3-2, 1-2) in their home stadium. The home crowd sat stunned as the powerful Stanford rushing attack crumbled, the Stanford rushing defense disappeared, and the play of junior quarterback K.J. Costello fluctuated. Still sitting somewhat comfortably atop the Pac-12 north, Stanford is afforded their much needed bye this week, as they prepare for a difficult slew of conference games. Writers King Jemison, Daniel Martinez-Krams and Julio Ballista discuss the sorry state of the Stanford offensive line, the murky future of Bryce Love, and the best way to win the defensive front in the trenches.
On Tuesday afternoon at Avery Aquatics Center, Stanford (1-0, 1-0 Pac-12) ousted Utah (0-1, 0-1) in their season-opening meet by an aggregate score of 190-105 . After the Cardinal football team suffered a crushing defeat on the gridiron at the hands of Utah on Saturday night, the men’s swimming team took to the pool to drown away Stanford’s sorrows and exact revenge on the Utes.