Tag: Stanford Athletics

David Mills

Five Cardinal football players drafted to play in the National Football League

by Stanford Athletics on May 3, 2021 11:58 am
Five Cardinal were drafted during the National Football League draft over the weekend. That number is tied for the most in the Pac-12 Conference and 11th-most nationally. Stanford has had a total of 274 draft picks in school history and has now had at least five players selected in the draft in five of the… Read more Five Cardinal football players drafted to play in the National Football League

Stanford Athletics checks in on the 470 trees staged in Stanford Stadium

by Stanford Athletics on April 22, 2021 3:06 pm
Where are they now? In the fall of 2020, Stanford Athletics created a home-forest advantage for the football program by staging 470 trees in Stanford Stadium. Lowe’s donated the locally sourced, native trees, and Stanford watered and cared for the trees throughout the season. At the conclusion of the 2020 campaign, all 470 trees were… Read more Stanford Athletics checks in on the 470 trees staged in Stanford Stadium

Kiana Williams becomes 27th Cardinal drafted to play in the WNBA

by Stanford Athletics on April 16, 2021 3:56 pm
KIANA WILLIAMS became the 27th Stanford player to hear her name called in the WNBA draft when the Seattle Storm recently selected the guard with the sixth pick in the second round. The 13th All-American in program history, Williams etched her name as one of the greatest in program history and cemented her legacy as a… Read more Kiana Williams becomes 27th Cardinal drafted to play in the WNBA
Shane Griffith

Wrestler Shane Griffith wins 165-pound title at NCAA finals

by Stanford Athletics on March 22, 2021 4:54 pm
Wrestler SHANE GRIFFITH is a national champion, having won the NCAA final at 165 pounds. Griffith is the second wrestler in program history to win an individual national title, joining Stanford Hall of Famer MATT GENTRY (2004). He was also named Most Outstanding Wrestler for the Tournament – the first Cardinal to receive the honor. The… Read more Wrestler Shane Griffith wins 165-pound title at NCAA finals

Stanford women's soccer duo drafted

by Stanford Athletics on January 20, 2021 3:26 pm
Stanford women’s soccer saw two players recently drafted in the 2021 NWSL Draft. KIKI PICKETT was drafted fourth overall by Kansas City, while MADISON HALEY was drafted seventh overall by the Chicago Red Stars. The NWSL received a waiver from the NCAA to allow drafted players to retain their collegiate eligibility with the NCAA season moving to the… Read more Stanford women's soccer duo drafted
Tara VanDerveer

Tara VanDerveer becomes winningest coach in women's college basketball history

by Stanford News Service on January 2, 2021 7:52 pm
Coach TARA VANDERVEER, the Setsuko Ishiyama Director of Women’s Basketball, became the winningest coach in Division I women’s college basketball history during the winter break. VanDerveer, in her 35th season at Stanford, surpassed the late Tennessee coach Pat Summitt for the most victories with 1,099 as a result of a victory over the University of… Read more Tara VanDerveer becomes winningest coach in women's college basketball history
Axe

After a Big Game victory, the Stanford Axe returns home

by Stanford News Service and Stanford Athletics on November 30, 2020 4:19 pm
The Cardinal blocked a would-be tying extra point by the Cal in the final minute of Big Game Nov. 27 to take back the Axe trophy and beat the Bears 24-23. The victory was achieved at Cal’s Memorial Stadium without the benefit of the traditional crowds because of safety precautions designed to stem the spread… Read more After a Big Game victory, the Stanford Axe returns home

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