No. 12 seed Stanford defeated third-seeded Texas A&M to win the NCAA women’s tennis championship.
Stanford won the national title for the 17th time. Stanford (22-4) also earned its seventh title under coach Lele Forood. The Cardinal were the lowest-seeded team to reach the championship match since 2007. Read More
The Stanford and Cal softball teams have both have their fair share of success on the national stage over the years. But this season, neither will be playing in a super regional.
Stanford fell 10-5 to Nebraska in the Lincoln Regional on Sunday, while Cal dropped a 3-1 game to host Michigan in the Ann Arbor Regional, ending both schools’ season.
Senior pitcher Teagan Gerhart threw her final game in a Stanford uniform, ending the year 21-13 overall. Read More
As Briana Stewart tore up the track at James Logan High School in Union City, scholarship offers poured into her mailbox. The star hurdler received letters from top Division I programs, including Oregon, LSU and Kansas.
But on decision day, she chose a school that had never participated in an NCAA track meet: Division II Academy of Art University. Read More
No. 1 Cal fired a school and course-record 23-under-par score of 265 in Thursday’s opening round at the NCAA Pullman Regional to take the lead after the first 18 holes of the 54-hole event hosted by Washington State. Cal leads the regional by two strokes over second-place St. Mary’s (267).
Joël Stalter and Michael Weaver paced the Bears with matching 7-under-par 65s. Read More
Unlike his teammates Michael Kim, Joel Stalter and Brandon Hagy, Michael Weaver has not been ranked No. 1 among NCAA golfers at any point this season. But all three members of the No. 1-ranked Cal men’s golf team would surely trade that honor for a chance to stand in his spikes this week. Read More
Geno Auriemma has never lost an NCAA championship game.Of course, his UConn Huskies haven't had to face a team like upstart Louisville, which is making an unprecedented run through the women's tournament. A victory Tuesday night over the Cardinals would be UConn's eighth title, matching them with Tennessee for the most ever in women's basketball.Auriemma didn't want to think about it. Read More
NEW ORLEANS — The more Louisville extends its remarkable run, the more coach Jeff Walz wants to make sure his Cardinals enjoy every moment.As long as they have one more upset in them for the NCAA championship game. Read More
SPOKANE, Wash. — Stanford and California were expected to settle the Spokane Regional.
Nobody told Georgia.
"Georgia basketball has a lot of pride within it and a lot of history behind it," Georgia guard Jasmine James said. "To just be able to make those steps to now be in the Elite Eight and to be in the game to be able to compete to go to the Final Four is definitely a great place to be." Read More
INDIANAPOLIS — With tears in their eyes and Kevin Ware in their hearts, there was no way the Louisville men’s basketball team was losing Sunday afternoon.
Russ Smith scored 23 points, Gorgui Dieng had 14 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks, and top-seeded Louisville put aside the shock from Ware’s gruesome leg injury to earn a second straight trip to the Final Four with an 85-63 victory over Duke. Read More
STANFORD — Tara VanDerveer had a simple message for her struggling Stanford women’s basketball team at halftime: The season could be over in 20 minutes.
Chiney Ogwumike took it to heart, along with all the others.
Ogwumike is plenty accustomed to doing a little bit of everything for Stanford — and the Cardinal needed all she had to get past the first round of the NCAA Tournament, especially the spark she brings on both ends of the floor. Read More