The No. 2 Cardinal men defend Burnham Pavilion from a stealth mission by the No. 13 Air Force squad on Friday, the night before the No. 23 Cardinal women visit No. 2 UCLA in a chance to close the regular season with a major conference upset.
Parent’s Weekend is a time to show off all our lovely campus has to offer. While your parents may or may not be impressed with the academics, it’s difficult to argue with 24 straight Director’s Cups and the most NCAA Division I team championships of any school in the nation. Eight teams will be on campus this weekend, and you won’t want to miss any of them.
Last Saturday at Berkeley, the No. 2 Stanford men’s gymnastics team recorded a convincing 415.800-404.00 win over No. 9 California, with the highlight of the event coming when the Cardinal recorded the best pommel horse score in the nation this year (69.000) despite being ranked eighth in the category.
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.
Last night No. 21 Stanford’s women’s gymnastics (0-2, 0-2 Pac 12) fell short to No. 2 UCLA (2-0, 2-0 Pac 12) 195.125 – 197.225 in the Cardinal’s home opener. An inconsistent balance beam performance by Stanford proved to be the deciding factor, but the exhilarating sold out crowd foreshadowed a promising season to come.
The Stanford Cardinal athletics programs have delivered another year of high-quality production. This season, Stanford has won four NCAA national titles coming from women’s and men’s soccer, women’s swimming and diving, and women’s tennis. Here are a few of the stats showing how incredible Stanford sports were in the 2017-18 year.
Stanford women’s gymnastics was unable to defeat Washington on Saturday, wrapping up the night with 196.475-195.450 all-around scores at the Hec Edmundson Pavilion. No. 22 Stanford put up an outstanding fight with multiple gymnasts earning titles in their events, but the No. 10 Huskies were able to come out on top regardless. Senior all-around Cardinal…
Stanford student-athletes must balance dual responsibilities: their academic coursework and their sporting commitments. While some believe student-athletes are held to lower academic standards than their non-athlete peers, both coaches and academic advisors alike say they work to promote a culture of academic rigor and integrity amongst student-athletes.