This Week in Sports activities: Girls’s volleyball and girls’s soccer dominate

Welcome to “This Week in Sports activities.” We’re Kenneth King and Charis Charitsis from The Each day’s sports activities part, and we will likely be strolling you thru the most important video games, occasions and tales from the previous week.

Girls’s volleyball

Girls’s volleyball improved its report to 11-2, 4-0 Pac-12 final week. Stanford is but to drop a set in Pac-12 motion. Final Sunday, the group beat Colorado (9-6, 2-3 Pac-12) on the street in straight units (25-20, 25-21, 25-20). Fifth-year reverse hitter Kendall Kipp recorded 18 kills, 4 blocks and two aces, and junior center blocker Sami Francis added a season-high 11 kills and a season-best eight blocks. On Friday, the Cardinal returned to the Farm, the place they swept No. 25 Arizona State (15-1, 3-1 Pac-12) by scores of 25-19, 25-18, 25-12 at Maples. Kipp led the group with 15 kills, a season-high 11 digs, three blocks and two aces.  Sophomore exterior hitter Elia Rubin additionally turned in a double-double with 12 kills and 11 digs. Redshirt senior McKenna Vicini hit a profession milestone, registering her four-hundredth block. On Sunday, Stanford overpowered Arizona (5-10, 0-4 Pac-12) in three units by scores of 25-8, 25-1 and 25-23, in entrance of an enthusiastic dwelling crowd. Kipp recorded 20 kills, eight blocks and two aces, whereas Rubin added 17 kills, two blocks and 15 diggs in her fifth double-double for the season.

Girls’s soccer

On Thursday, No. 3 ladies’s soccer (10-0-1, 3-0 Pac-12) beat Arizona State 2-1 at Cagan Stadium. Freshman ahead Erica Grilione opened the scoring after capitalizing on a cross from senior ahead Samantha Williams. The Solar Devils managed to even the competition earlier than sophomore midfielder Jasmine Aikey scored the successful aim for the Cardinal with eight minutes remaining. Three days later, the group had a convincing 3-0 dwelling victory over Arizona. Fifth-year midfielder Maya Doms, freshman ahead Maryn Wolf and sophomore defender Elise Evans scored the targets within the Cardinal’s blowout.


Stanford (1-4, 0-3 Pac-12) fell to No. 9 Oregon (5-0, 2-0 Pac-12) by a rating of 6-42. The Cardinal protection stored the Geese with out a first down for practically 20 minutes. Nevertheless, their early 6-0 lead was short-lived, as they have been unable to search out solutions for the Duck’s explosive offense, led by Heisman-trophy candidate, quarterback Bo Nix.


On Sept. 24, sophomore skipper Jack Baldwin captured the PCCSC Single-Handed Open Championship. This previous weekend, Stanford took first place after 17 races in each the A and B divisions of the Girls’s ACC Championships in Maryland. Sophomore Vanessa Lahrkamp and senior Gwendolyn Donahue took cost within the A division with 57 factors, leaving Dartmouth in second with 64 factors. Then, senior Hannah Freeman and sophomore Isabelle McNabb completed first within the B division. The pair scored 86 factors, 13 lower than Boston Faculty, which completed second.

Males’s water polo 

No. 4 Stanford (9-4, 0-1 Pac-12) misplaced 12-13 in extra time in opposition to No. 3 USC (10-2, 0-1 Pac-12) in Los Angeles. The Cardinal held the sport’s largest lead at 11-8 with 5:23 left within the fourth quarter, however USC responded with three targets within the subsequent three and a half minutes, which despatched the sport to extra time. The Trojans scored their successful aim with a second left on the clock. Seniors Ethan Parrish and Jackson Painter every scored three targets for the Cardinal. 5 days later, Stanford bounced again with a 20-11 win in opposition to No. 14 Santa Clara in its dwelling opener. Painter scored 5 targets, senior Tanner Pulice and freshman Alex Gheorghe added three targets every.

Males’s soccer

No. 6 males’s soccer (5-1-3, 0-1-3 Pac-12) battled to a 2-2 tie in opposition to UCLA (4-2-2, 1-0-1 Pac-12) in Los Angeles. The Cardinal fought again twice from one aim deficit. Redshirt sophomores Shane de Flores and Jackson Kiil scored the targets for Stanford. On Sunday, the group fought to a scoreless draw on the street in opposition to No. 17 San Diego State.

Cross nation

On Friday, every week after the ladies’s group positioned third within the Virginia Invitational, freshman Milo Skapinsky positioned fourth within the Pacific Collegiate Invitational in his collegiate debut.

Subject hockey

Stanford (3-8, 0-4 Pac-12) confronted Cal twice this previous week. On Friday, the Cardinal dropped the away leg of the home-and-home tilt, falling to the Golden Bears 5-1. Nevertheless, the group bounced again on Senior Day, beating their rivals 4-3 on dwelling soil. Within the second half, the Cardinal fought their approach again after a two-goal deficit, with freshman Star Horlock scoring twice. That leveled the rating earlier than senior Haley Mossmer netted the group’s successful aim.

Males’s and girls’s golf

Males’s and girls’s golf dropped the annual Massive Match in opposition to Cal at Menlo Nation Membership. With the rating tied 3-3, it got here right down to the ultimate pairing, however Cal was capable of escape and reclaim the trophy with a 4-3 victory. The match was highlighted by senior Karl Vilips’s hole-in-one on the par-three, 120-yard sixteenth gap, prolonging the competition.

Girls’s tennis

The preseason motion continued for girls’s tennis. Junior Connie Ma received the singles title within the Milwaukee Tennis Basic with a 7-6 (5), 6-1 victory over Forty fifth-ranked Amelia Honer of U.C. Santa Barbara. Ma and graduate pupil Angelica Blake completed as runners-up in doubles, dropping 8-5 to within the last to Oklahoma State. This previous weekend, freshman Eleana Yu had a formidable debut within the Cal Fall Invitational at Berkeley, the place she reached the semifinals. She additionally reached the semifinals in doubles alongside junior Valencia Xu.