Tag: Stanford Athletics

Greg Meehan

Greg Meehan has been appointed Olympic head coach for the USA women's swim team

by Stanford Athletics on December 4, 2018 3:04 pm
Stanford’s GREG MEEHAN has been named head coach of the 2020 U.S. Olympic women’s swimming team. Cal’s Dave Durden will serve as the men’s head coach. Meehan, a three-time NCAA Swimming Coach of the Year who led Stanford to national championships in 2017 and 2018, served as an assistant at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, where… Read more Greg Meehan has been appointed Olympic head coach for the USA women's swim team
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It’s Big Game Week! Go Cardinal! Beat Cal!

by Kate Chesley on November 11, 2018 3:41 pm
BIG GAME WEEK is here! Big Game Week is Stanford’s annual opportunity to impale a stuffed bear, be alarmed at the risqué nature of Gaieties and cheer on Stanford athletic teams. All activities lead up to the annual Big Game, which pits our beloved Cardinal against the Golden Bears of that rival school across the… Read more It’s Big Game Week! Go Cardinal! Beat Cal!
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Stanford institutional video features faculty research

by Stanford News Service on September 27, 2018 2:41 pm
  The new Stanford institutional video that airs during televised Cardinal athletic competitions and within Stanford Stadium is called Stanford: Pursuing the Next Great Discovery and features: CHRIS RE, associate professor of computer science JO BOALER, professor of education JOHN DABIRI, professor of civil and environmental engineering and of mechanical engineering ALLISON OKAMURA, professor of mechanical… Read more Stanford institutional video features faculty research
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Athletics Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized during USC game

by Stanford Athletics on September 6, 2018 2:29 pm
New members of the Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame will be recognized on Saturday, Sept. 8, during the Cardinal’s football game against the University of Southern California. Among the inductees receiving special recognition is SAM MCDONALD, who was a beloved figure on the Stanford campus from 1903 to 1954. McDonald was superintendent of athletic grounds… Read more Athletics Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized during USC game
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Where are they now?

by Stanford Athletics on August 20, 2018 2:22 pm
With the National Football League’s preseason underway, Stanford Athletics catches up with 35 former Cardinal football players now playing professional football. Among those highlighted is ZACH ERTZ, a tight end who helped the Philadelphia Eagles win the Super Bowl last year. Among other former Cardinal stars, Indianapolis Colts quarterback ANDREW LUCK is returning to the… Read more Where are they now?
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Four student-athletes win 15 medals at Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

by Stanford Athletics on August 15, 2018 4:30 pm
Four Stanford-affiliated swimmers accounted for 15 medals, including four golds, six silver and five bronze, at the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Tokyo last week. Psychology major KATIE LEDECKY finished with three golds, a silver and a bronze. She stood atop the podium for the 400-meter freestyle, 800 free and 1,500 free, and was third in the… Read more Four student-athletes win 15 medals at Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

25 Stanford student-athletes honored on list

by Stanford Athletics on August 7, 2018 4:30 pm
NCAA champions MACKENZIE LITTLE  and SEAN MCGORTY are among 25 Stanford student-athletes named to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s All-Academic teams for men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field. Stanford’s honorees count 16 women and nine men. Athletes are nominated if they have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25, reached NCAA… Read more 25 Stanford student-athletes honored on list
Valarie Allman

Pac-12 Woman of the Year

by Stanford Athletics on August 3, 2018 12:05 am
Stanford track and field standout VALARIE ALLMAN, a six-time All-America selection, school record holder and two-time conference champion, was named the Pac-12 Woman of the Year. The Pac-12 Woman of the Year Award honors graduating student-athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in the areas of academic achievement, athletics excellence, community service and… Read more Pac-12 Woman of the Year
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Simone Manuel named Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year

by Stanford Athletics on June 28, 2018 2:44 pm
Stanford senior and swimming standout SIMONE MANUEL has won the Honda Cup as the nation’s top collegiate women’s athlete, as awarded by the Collegiate Women Sports Awards at a nationally televised event in downtown Los Angeles. Manuel is the fourth Cardinal to win the honor, joining teammate KATIE LEDECKY who won in 2017, women’s volleyball’s OGONNA NNAMANI… Read more Simone Manuel named Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year
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Katie Ledecky wins Stanford Athletics’ Al Masters Award

by Stanford Athletics on June 17, 2018 3:39 pm
Sophomore swimmer and psychology major KATIE LEDECKY won the Al Masters Award at the annual Stanford Athletics Board Awards ceremony. Overall, 26 varsity programs were represented during the ceremony, while 39 student-athletes were honored with awards. AL MASTERS, ’24, was the athletic director at Stanford from 1925 to 1963. He is remembered as one of the… Read more Katie Ledecky wins Stanford Athletics’ Al Masters Award