Tag: Stanford Athletics

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
Fran Belibi

Freshman Fran Belibi won gold at U19 women's basketball World Cup game

by Stanford Athletics on July 29, 2019 5:00 pm
Incoming student-athlete FRAN BELIBI won her third international gold medal on Sunday when the United States beat Australia in overtime at the FIBA Under-19 Women’s Basketball World Cup game in Bangkok, Thailand. The team won 74-70, making it the Cardinal’s eighth FIBA U19 World Cup title and seventh in the past eight tournaments. Belibi averaged 7.7 points… Read more Freshman Fran Belibi won gold at U19 women's basketball World Cup game
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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
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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