Tag: Stanford Athletics

VanDerveer, Azzi recognized

by on November 17, 2011 4:00 am
Cardinal Women’s Basketball coach TARA VANDERVEER was honored Wednesday, Nov. 16,  with a 2011 Athena award, given by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce.  The award honors the achievements of outstanding professional and business women who not only achieve success in their own careers, but who open doors for women. The awards luncheon, held at… Read more VanDerveer, Azzi recognized

Bowlsby and Ogwumike sisters to attend ESPY awards

by on July 13, 2011 4:00 am
  Athletic Director BOB BOWLSBY and women’s  basketball stars NNEMKADI and CHINEY OGWUMIKE will accept the inaugural Capital One Cup trophy on behalf of Stanford women’s athletics as part of the ESPY Awards, which will be televised live on ESPN Wednesday evening, July 13. The award will be presented by performer JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, who has… Read more Bowlsby and Ogwumike sisters to attend ESPY awards

Stanford snags another Directors’ Cup

by on July 1, 2011 11:46 am
Stanford Athletics has claimed its 17th consecutive Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, an award that is presented annually by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), Learfield Sports and USA Today to the top intercollegiate athletic program in the nation. After claiming national championships this year in the sports of men’s gymnastics, women’s water… Read more Stanford snags another Directors’ Cup

Ashley Hansen named USA Softball's Collegiate Player of the Year

by on June 2, 2011 4:00 am
Junior shortstop ASHLEY HANSEN has been selected as USA Softball’s Collegiate Player of the Year, the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA) announced Tuesday. Hansen is the first Cardinal player to earn this prestigious honor and just the second non-pitcher in the 10-year history of the award. Hansen put up career offensive numbers in her… Read more Ashley Hansen named USA Softball's Collegiate Player of the Year

Calling all kids: Super Spikers volleyball clinic dates set

by on April 28, 2011 4:00 am
Stanford women’s volleyball welcomes all kids K-8th grade to participate in the 2011 Super Spikers Volleyball Clinic Aug. 14 and 21. Each clinic runs from 2 to 5 p.m. at a cost of $20 per clinic. The clinics will focus on ball control, spiking, passing, setting, serving, digging and blocking. The Aug. 14 clinic, which… Read more Calling all kids: Super Spikers volleyball clinic dates set

Women's basketball wins 11th straight Pac-10 title; 60th consecutive win at Maples

by on March 1, 2011 4:00 am
JEANETTE POHLEN scored 20 points and KAYLA PEDERSEN had 13 points and 10 rebounds as Stanford clinched its 11th straight Pac-10 championship with a 99-60 victory over Oregon on Saturday. “It’s not easy to stay healthy, to compete. If it was easy, more people would do it,” Coach TARA VANDERVEER said of her program’s incredible… Read more Women's basketball wins 11th straight Pac-10 title; 60th consecutive win at Maples