Tag: Stanford Athletics

AVCA award

Cardinal receives the American Volleyball Coaches Association award for indoor and beach teams

by Stanford Athletics on July 22, 2019 5:00 pm
Stanford’s indoor women’s and beach teams were recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) as recipients of the AVCA Team Academic Award. Stanford programs have time and again proven their commitment to academic excellence. The indoor team boasted a 3.81 team cumulative GPA for the 2018-19 academic year. All 16 players carried a 3.50… Read more Cardinal receives the American Volleyball Coaches Association award for indoor and beach teams
Academic All-American 2019

Five Cardinal named to CoSIDA Academic All-America teams

by Stanford Athletics on June 27, 2019 3:18 pm
Five Stanford student-athletes were named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America teams on Friday, led by MAKENZIE FISCHER (women’s water polo), who was named Team Member of the Year for Division I at-large programs. Alongside Fischer, juniors EMILY ARBUTHNOTT (women’s tennis) and ALBANE VALENZUELA (women’s golf) were named first-team honorees, while senior ELLA EASTIN (women’s… Read more Five Cardinal named to CoSIDA Academic All-America teams
basketball player

Stanford Cardinal KZ Okpala selected in the NBA draft

by Stanford Athletics on June 24, 2019 3:07 pm
Cardinal basketball forward KZ OKPALA was selected with the 32nd overall pick of the NBA Draft. “We are so happy for KZ,” Stanford head coach JEROD HAASE said. “This is such a special time for him as he realizes his dream of playing in the NBA. We look forward to watching him excel at the next… Read more Stanford Cardinal KZ Okpala selected in the NBA draft
Brandon Wu

Graduating senior Brandon Wu got a surprise at the U.S. Open

by Alex Kekauoha on June 20, 2019 3:33 pm
While most members of the Class of 2019 were packing Stanford Stadium for Commencement this past Sunday, June 16, Stanford golfer and product design major BRANDON WU was competing with the pros at the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Although missing Commencement wasn’t ideal for Wu, Stanford Athletics officials and tournament organizers made sure his… Read more Graduating senior Brandon Wu got a surprise at the U.S. Open
Conrad Ray

Golf coach Conrad Ray named national coach of the year

by Stanford Athletics on June 4, 2019 2:33 pm
CONRAD RAY, Knowles Family Director of Men’s Golf, has received the 2019 Dave Williams Award as the Division I National Coach of the Year. Ray previously earned the honor in 2007. Just completing his 15th year of coaching on the Farm, Ray recently guided the Cardinal to the national title. Sixth-seeded Stanford defeated fifth-seeded Texas in… Read more Golf coach Conrad Ray named national coach of the year
Ben Hallock

Ben Hallock and Makenzie Fischer are named the nation's top water polo players

by Stanford Athletics on June 3, 2019 2:31 pm
Redshirt sophomore BEN HALLOCK and junior MAKENZIE FISCHER were honored with Peter J. Cutino Awards, which recognize the nation’s most outstanding men’s and women’s water polo players, as voted by Division I coaches. It’s the fourth time one school has swept both men’s and women’s Cutino Awards and the third time Stanford has done it.… Read more Ben Hallock and Makenzie Fischer are named the nation's top water polo players
Bobby Okereke

Twelve Cardinal football players earn NFL opportunities

by Stanford Athletics on April 29, 2019 3:19 pm
Twelve Cardinal football players earned opportunities in the National Football League (NFL) over the weekend. Five Cardinal were drafted during the three-day NFL Draft , while five more signed as undrafted free agents following the draft and two received rookie mini-camp invites. JJ ARCEGA WHITESIDE was selected in the second round with the 57th overall… Read more Twelve Cardinal football players earn NFL opportunities
Kathryn Plummer

Kathryn Plummer named U.S. top amateur athlete

by Stanford Athletics on April 24, 2019 12:21 pm
Cardinal volleyball star KATHRYN PLUMMER, a human biology major from Aliso Viejo, CA, has been named the winner of the AAU James E. Sullivan Award as the most outstanding amateur athlete in the United States. Plummer becomes just the second women’s volleyball player to receive the honor. The AAU Sullivan Award has been presented annually since… Read more Kathryn Plummer named U.S. top amateur athlete
Alanna Smith WNBA draft

Alanna Smith selected in WNBA draft

by Stanford Athletics on April 11, 2019 4:21 pm
ALANNA SMITH became the 26th Stanford player to hear her name called in the WNBA Draft when the Phoenix Mercury selected the forward with the eighth overall pick on Wednesday night at Nike NYHQ in New York. Smith is the program’s 12th first-round selection and first since Chiney Ogwumike went No. 1 overall to the… Read more Alanna Smith selected in WNBA draft
Stanford Pro Day

Fifteen Cardinal football players participated in Pro Day

by Stanford Athletics on April 9, 2019 2:48 pm
Representatives from 32 National Football League (NFL) teams, totaling more than 100 personnel and including more than 20 position coaches, four general managers and San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan visited campus last week for the Cardinal’s annual Pro Day. Fifteen Cardinal football players ran, jumped and showed off their football skills with the… Read more Fifteen Cardinal football players participated in Pro Day