Clutch play from junior David Snyder and freshman Daulet Tuleubayev helped Stanford men’s golf punch its ticket to the NCAA Championship Final, which will be held on Tuesday at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The sixth-seeded Cardinal took down No. 3 Wake Forest and No. 2 Vanderbilt in the quarterfinals and semifinals, respectively. Stanford will match up against No. 5 Texas in the final looking for its ninth national title and first since 2007.
Sunday’s tournament match for Stanford men’s soccer can be summarized in just two words– ANDREW THOMAS. The redshirt senior goalkeeper denied one Saint Mary’s (18-0-2, 6-0-1 WCC) penalty kick and watched another clang off the crossbar as the No. 9 seeded Stanford (12-3-5, 7-2-1 Pac 12) advanced 4-2 on penalties over the eight seed in the third round of the NCAA tournament.
Stanford’s men’s tennis team headed to the University of Tulsa for the Saint Francis Health System ITA Men’s All-American Championship this week. The first round began with singles and doubles matches in the rounds of sixty-four on Friday.
Ninth-seeded Stanford men’s soccer (17-2-2) didn’t wait for penalties to decide the game this time around against first-seeded Wake Forest (19-2-2) but instead goals by seniors defender Tomas Hilliard-Arce and midfielder Sam Werner propelled the Cardinal to 2-0 victory in Winston-Salem on Saturday afternoon.
Although the match was in doubt in the first half, ninth-seeded Stanford men’s soccer (16-2-2) showed its experience and resilience against Coastal Carolina (14-7-1) to win 2-0 on Sunday at Cagan Stadium.
Stanford men’s tennis’ 2016-17 campaign came to an end after dropping a 4-0 contest to No. 1 Wake Forest on Thursday in the NCAA Round of 16. Despite a strong start, the sixteenth-ranked Cardinal could not keep up with the Deacs, winners of 22 of their last 23 matches (before falling to UNC in the semis).
The only thing harder than reaching the top, is staying there. For the first time in program history, Stanford won a consecutive national championship today, thanks to two incredible saves from senior goalkeeper Andrew Epstein in penalty kicks.
Stanford men’s soccer (14-3-5) advances to its second consecutive College Cup final after defeating ninth-seeded UNC (14-3-4) in ten rounds of penalty kicks at BBVA Compass Stadium on Friday night.