Tag: Stanford Athletics

Two Cardinal athletes receive NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

by Stanford Athletics on May 20, 2020 3:12 pm
MATT ANDERSON and DAVID JESSEN have been awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships for their academic and athletic achievements. NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship winners receive a one-time grant of $10,000. To qualify, they must be in their final year of eligibility and plan to pursue graduate studies within the next year. In addition to maintaining at least a… Read more Two Cardinal athletes receive NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

Three Cardinal stars are heading to the National Football League

by Stanford Athletics on April 27, 2020 3:56 pm
Cardinal football stars COLBY PARKINSON, CASEY TOOHILL AND CAMERON SCARLETT were given their chance in the National Football League (NFL) over the weekend. Parkinson was drafted in the fourth round by the Seattle Seahawks, Toohill the seventh round by the Philadelphia Eagles and Scarlett signed with the Tennessee Titans as a free agent following the… Read more Three Cardinal stars are heading to the National Football League
Fast Five

Fast Five: Impact freshmen

by Stanford Athletics on April 6, 2020 5:00 pm
This edition of Fast Five from Stanford Athletics takes a closer look at five freshmen standouts who were making an immediate impact prior to the nationwide cancellation of the NCAA’s winter/spring seasons because of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Stanford teams across the board boasted incredible rookie talent during the 2019-20 campaign, but today we’re taking… Read more Fast Five: Impact freshmen

Basketball coach Tara VanDerveer marks another milestone

by Stanford Athletics on January 13, 2020 3:26 pm
  TARA VANDERVEER has become the first women’s basketball coach with 500 regular-season wins in a single conference. Vanderveer reached the milestone Friday, Jan. 10, when the Cardinal beat California 73-40 at Maples Pavillion. About a half-dozen former Stanford players were in attendance at Maples Pavilion. The game also marked the debut matchup for first-year… Read more Basketball coach Tara VanDerveer marks another milestone
Catarina Macario

Soccer star Catarina Macario again wins Hermann Trophy

by Stanford Athletics on January 6, 2020 4:44 pm
Junior CATARINA MACARIO has become the fifth woman in history to win the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy twice in a row as the nation’s top collegiate woman soccer player. The MAC Hermann Trophy, a 10-pound crystal soccer ball awarded annually since 1967, honors the United Soccer Coaches National Players of the Year in NCAA… Read more Soccer star Catarina Macario again wins Hermann Trophy
The Axe

It's Big Game Week. Go Stanford. Beat Cal.

by Kate Chesley on November 19, 2019 4:14 pm
Puzzled by that hourly train whistle emanating from White Plaza? Get used to it. It’s members of the STANFORD AXE COMMITTEE marking every hour leading up to BIG GAME on Saturday at Stanford Stadium. The 122nd Big Game will take place at 1 p.m. Buy tickets here. Alumni worldwide will also be gathered at watch… Read more It's Big Game Week. Go Stanford. Beat Cal.
Jet Toner

Cardinal kicker Jet Toner has the coolest name in college football

by Stanford Athletics on October 10, 2019 3:22 pm
JET TONER possesses arguably the coolest name in college football. The senior kicker is clutch, too. The youngest of six children, he was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and his true name is John Edward Toner V. At the hospital, a doctor mentioned his initials spelled Jet, and he’s been called that ever since. “I didn’t know… Read more Cardinal kicker Jet Toner has the coolest name in college football
Connor Wedington

Football player Connor Wedington recognized for community service

by Stanford Athletics on September 12, 2019 2:46 pm
Cardinal football player CONNOR WEDINGTON has been recognized for service to the community through the organization Hope Given By. Wedington is one of 22 student-athletes and one honorary coach who were selected to the 2019 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, which recognizes college football players for the impact they make off the field. Wedington, a… Read more Football player Connor Wedington recognized for community service
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George Shultz among those honored by Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame

by Stanford Athletics on August 19, 2019 2:08 pm
Eight former Cardinal student-athletes have been elected to the Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame. They are baseball’s JEFF AUSTIN, volleyball’s FOLUKE AKINRADEWO, wrestling’s TANNER GARDNER, tennis’ SUSAN HAGEY WALL, basketball’s MARK MADSEN, tennis’ DIANE MORRISON SHROPSHIRE, football’s BILL TARR and gymnastics’ TABITHA YIM. In addition, former U.S. secretary of state GEORGE SHULTZ will receive special… Read more George Shultz among those honored by Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame
Stanford men's gymnastics

All-around best men’s gymnastics program

by Stanford Athletics on August 9, 2019 5:00 pm
Stanford not only proved itself as the top men’s gymnastics program in the gym by winning the 2019 NCAA title, but it also has been named the 2019 College Gymnastics Association national academic team champion with a team grade point average of 3.435. The national academic title is the seventh for the Cardinal since the… Read more All-around best men’s gymnastics program