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School-record 10 on Pac-12 All-Academic teams

Pac-12 all-academic record

by Stanford Athletics on March 15, 2019 5:00 pm
Stanford places school-record 10 on Pac-12 All-Academic teams. Ten Stanford women’s basketball student-athletes received recognition from the Pac-12 conference for their combined work in the classroom and on the court. MIKAELA BREWER, DIJONAI CARRINGTON, SHANNON COFFEE, MAYA DODSON, NADIA FINGALL, ALYSSA JEROME, ESTELLA MOSCHKAU, ALANNA SMITH, KIANA WILLIAMS and ANNA WILSON earned spots on the Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention squad. This year’s 10 all-academic selections surpassed… Read more Pac-12 all-academic record
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Three Cardinal athletes awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

by Stanford Athletics on February 19, 2019 2:39 pm
Three Stanford student-athletes – TAMI ALADE, BLAKE PARRISH and MICHELLE XIAO – 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 athletic eligibility and plan to pursue graduate studies within the next year. In addition to… Read more Three Cardinal athletes awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships
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Another Hall for Tara VanDerveer

by Stanford Athletics on January 31, 2019 2:34 pm
The Setsuko Ishiyama Director of Women’s Basketball TARA VANDERVEER will be enshrined in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame as part of its 2019 class, alongside such sports celebrities former Giant Dave Dravecky, tennis player Brad Gilbert, basketball player Jason Kidd and 49er Keena Turner. VanDerveer and the other four inductees will be honored at… Read more Another Hall for Tara VanDerveer
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The Cardinal dominated the first round of the National Women's Soccer League Draft

by Stanford Athletics on January 15, 2019 2:47 pm
Three Cardinal were selected in the first seven picks of the 2019 National Women’s Soccer League Draft, including TIERNA DAVIDSON going No. 1 overall to the Chicago Red Stars. Joining Davidson in the first round were JORDAN DIBIASI and TEGAN MCGRADY, who were picked third and seventh, respectively, by the Washington Spirit. They join former… Read more The Cardinal dominated the first round of the National Women's Soccer League Draft
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Soccer star Catarina Macario wins the Hermann Trophy

by Stanford Athletics on January 7, 2019 2:27 pm
Sophomore forward CATARINA MACARIO has been awarded the 2018 Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy, the highest individual honor in college soccer. Macario, who hails from San Diego, is Stanford’s fifth Hermann Trophy recipient, joining KELLEY O’HARA (2009), CHRISTEN PRESS (2010), TERESA NOVOLA (2011) and ANDI SULLIVAN (2017). “I am so happy that Catarina has been… Read more Soccer star Catarina Macario wins the Hermann Trophy
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Basketball coach Tara VanDerveer is honored by the Women’s Sports Foundation

by Stanford Athletics on December 20, 2018 2:46 pm
The Women’s Sports Foundation has created the TARA VANDERVEER Fund for the Advancement of Women in Coaching to honor Stanford’s long-time Cardinal basketball coach. The fund will honor her extraordinary legacy by providing fellowships for aspiring female coaches in all collegiate sports, creating opportunities for them to excel and become leaders. In partnership with universities… Read more Basketball coach Tara VanDerveer is honored by the Women’s Sports Foundation
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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