Tag: Stanford Athletics

Bryce Love

Website promotes Heisman candidacy of running back Bryce Love

by Kate Chesley on November 13, 2017 4:39 pm
Junior running back and human biology major BRYCE LOVE bolstered his candidacy for the Heisman Trophy on Friday when he rushed for 166 yards and a career-high three touchdowns. His performance helped the Cardinal beat No. 9 Washington. Love’s play also drew more attention nationwide to his remarkable season thus far. Love, for instance, is… Read more Website promotes Heisman candidacy of running back Bryce Love
Bernard Muir

Bernard Muir appointed to Olympic advisory committee

by Stanford Athletics on November 2, 2017 4:43 pm
BERNARD MUIR was recently selected as a member of the Collegiate Advisory Council of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). The USOC announced the formation of the Collegiate Advisory Council to guide and strengthen Olympic sport programming at the collegiate level. The 11-member council is the first of its kind and represents the latest step… Read more Bernard Muir appointed to Olympic advisory committee
Ledecky

Katie Ledecky is Sportswoman of the Year

by Stanford Athletics on October 19, 2017 3:08 pm
Sophomore KATIE LEDECKY was recently named the Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year. Ledecky begins her season with the No. 1-ranked Cardinal at the Pac-12 vs. USA Swimming Challenge in Los Angeles this weekend, Oct. 21-22. Some of Ledecky’s highlights in 2017: U.S. and International Competition • Won six medals, including five gold medals… Read more Katie Ledecky is Sportswoman of the Year
Kevin Hogan

Catching up with Cardinal players in the NFL

by Stanford Athletics on September 5, 2017 3:33 pm
The National Football League season is about to begin, so Stanford Athletics caught up with Cardinal players who are playing for NFL teams. Among them is recent Cardinal quarterback KEVIN HOGAN, who starred in the Cleveland Brown’s 25-0 win at Chicago during the preseason. He completed 13 of 18 passes for 180 yards and two… Read more Catching up with Cardinal players in the NFL

First-year student has impressive showing at Bank of the West

by Stanford Athletics on July 31, 2017 3:01 pm
Incoming first-year student and tennis player MICHAELA GORDON had a surprising and impressive qualifying run at the Bank of the West Classic. The women-only professional tennis tournament, the first stop of the U.S. Open Series, is being held at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium through Sunday, Aug. 6. The tournament has been held at Stanford… Read more First-year student has impressive showing at Bank of the West
Solomon Thomas

Catching up with Cardinal football players in the NFL

by Stanford Athletics on July 24, 2017 4:18 pm
Training camp begins this week for most teams in the National Football League. Stanford Athletics has caught up with the 33 former Cardinal football players signed to NFL teams, including SOLOMON THOMAS, who was the first-round draft choice of the San Francisco 49ers. Among the other players highlighted by athletics were wideout FRANCIS OWUSU, who… Read more Catching up with Cardinal football players in the NFL
Austin Slater

Catching up with Stanford's professional baseball players

by Stanford Athletics on July 11, 2017 2:57 pm
Stanford Athletics recently caught up with the former Cardinal baseball players now playing in the minor and major leagues. Among them is STEPHEN PISCOTTY, who plays outfield for the St. Louis Cardinals. Piscotty signed a six-year contract extension just one day after starting on Opening Day for the Cardinals. In his first full season as… Read more Catching up with Stanford's professional baseball players
Esquer and Muir

David Esquer back on the Farm as baseball coach

by Stanford Athletics on June 21, 2017 2:45 pm
Stanford alumnus DAVID ESQUER was welcomed back to the Farm this week as Stanford’s Clarke and Elizabeth Nelson Director of Baseball. Esquer is the 21st head coach in program history, succeeding MARK MARQUESS, who retired after 41 years at the helm of the Cardinal. Esquer played under Marquess on Stanford’s 1987 national championship team and… Read more David Esquer back on the Farm as baseball coach
Nicole Stafford

Swimmer Nicole Stafford wins the Honda Inspiration Award

by Stanford Athletics on May 15, 2017 2:37 pm
Senior swimmer NICOLE STAFFORD was named the Honda Inspiration Award winner by the Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) Inspiration Award committee. “I am extremely humbled to receive the 2017 Honda Inspiration Award, and I want to thank the CWSA for providing this opportunity,” Stafford said. “I would like to recognize the other two finalists, Jesse… Read more Swimmer Nicole Stafford wins the Honda Inspiration Award
Jordan playing baseball

Ray Purpur retells the story of Stanford athletics' early days

by Kate Chesley on February 11, 2017 12:00 pm
RAY PURPUR, deputy athletic director, traced the early days of Stanford athletics back to 1891 during a recent talk to the Stanford Historical Society. It’s unlikely JANE and LELAND STANFORD could have ever imagined today’s intercollegiate athletics program. But, Purpur noted, the Stanfords apparently believed in the value of exercise. Their Founding Grant notes that… Read more Ray Purpur retells the story of Stanford athletics' early days