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
For Joslyn Tinkle, basketball is an everyday part of life, like eating, sleeping and breathing. She grew up in a hoops house — her father is a coach and her mother is a Hall of Fame player — and now her family is converging in the Bay Area for March Madness.
Wayne Tinkle isn’t traveling far to see his daughter and the Stanford women’s basketball team (31-2) take on Tulsa (17-16) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Maples Pavilion today. Read More
While it’s not the NCAA Tournament, the Stanford men’s basketball team will be playing in the postseason, and in a familiar setting.
A year after winning the NIT, the Cardinal (18-14) will look to defend their title this time around and earn another trip back to Madison Square Garden.
Coach Johnny Dawkins’ squad earned a No. 4 seed in the tournament and will host Stephen F. Austin (27-4) at Maples Pavilion on Tuesday at 8 p.m. Read More
SEATTLE (AP) — Amber Orrange capped a career-high 20-point performance scoring on a spinning drive with 8.3 seconds left, and No. 4 Stanford won its seventh-straight Pac-12 Conference tournament title rallying past No. 14 UCLA 51-49 on Sunday night. Read More
The Pac-12 Conference women’s basketball season appears to be headed for a photo finish and the winner of the horse race will be in a good position land a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Read More
BERKELEY — As the final seconds ticked off the clock at Maples Pavilion on Jan. 19, the Cal and Stanford men’s basketball teams appeared to be headed in opposite directions. The Cardinal snagged a crucial win and seemed poised for a turnaround, while the Bears continued to sink, dropping their seventh game in 11 outings. Read More
STANFORD — Imagine everyone agreed you were the best at what you did. Imagine enough people told you that you believed it. Imagine you planned on starting your professional career by being recognized as the best in front of the whole world. Now imagine that the one person whose opinion of you matters most decides someone else is better. And eventually it appears seven people are better. Now what do you do? Read More
Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points, Sara James added a career-high 18 and No. 4 Stanford defeated Utah 70-56 on Sunday.
The Cardinal (13-1, 2-0 Pac-12) extended their conference winning streak to 80 games and improved to 15-0 against the Utes. Ogwumike entered the game having posted 10 straight double-doubles, but she managed just six rebounds against the Utes. Read More
On a trainer’s table, Nina Watkins lay, attempting to defy both the physical and emotional pain. She could not lift her right leg.
“I was definitely heart-broken,” said the Stanford women’s soccer defensive midfielder, recalling the demoralizing MRI results from this spring.
It was her senior season, and her hip labrum had torn all the way through. Her hopes of finishing her collegiate career on the soccer field were nearly in tatters. Nearly. Read More
The day David Shaw became Stanford’s coach almost two years ago, he said he never wanted to interview for another football job again. He walked out of his first news conference and up to his new office, where he spent about 90 minutes reflecting with his father, Willie Shaw, who had lost out on the same position to Bill Walsh two decades prior.
“There was a tear or two shed in there,” Willie Shaw said. Read More