No. 12 seed Stanford defeated third-seeded Texas A&M to win the NCAA women’s tennis championship on Tuesday.
The former starting quarterback retired from the sport Monday after a complete tear of his right chest muscle, ending a collegiate career filled with dramatic highs and devastating injuries.
A painful spring has taken a toll on football teams in the Pac-12. Stanford quarterback Josh Nunes may not be ready for the fall after suffering an undisclosed injury to his throwing arm during a workout.
Derek Mason is described as an intense man who ‘keeps everybody on point at all times.’
With his second spring practice drawing to a close, Kevin Hogan is no longer a green-behind-the ears backup-turned-starter. He’s now leading a Stanford team that is, by most accounts, a legitimate national title contender.
For California and second-year coach Lindsay Gottlieb, this is new. Now they have a shot at being the first team from the western U.S. not named Stanford to reach the Final Four since Long Beach State in 1988.
Fourth-seeded Georgia beat top-seeded Stanford 61-59 on Saturday night to reach the NCAA women’s regional finals for the first time since 2004.
Stanford used a spectacular perimeter shooting performance to rout No. 8 seed Michigan 73-40 on Tuesday night.
The eighth-seeded Wolverines (22-10) face top-seeded Stanford (32-2) on its home court in Maples Pavilion for a place in the Spokane Regional semifinals Saturday.
Stanford women’s basketball coach Tara VanDerveer plans to sit down with athletic director Bernard Muir at the end of the season to begin talks about a contract extension.