Welcome to “This Week in Sports activities.” We’re Kenneth King and Charis Charitsis from The Day by day’s sports activities part, and we might be strolling you thru the most important video games, occasions and tales from the previous week.
Stanford dominated the Pac-12 Cross Nation Championships on Friday. The lads’s group completed first for a record-setting seventeenth time, and the ladies took second, simply two factors behind first-place Washington. Senior Ky Robinson received the boys’s particular person title, protecting the 8-kilometer (4.97-mile) course in 22:40.2, whereas senior Cole Sprout completed third in 22:56.5.
Freshman Amy Bunnage triumphed within the girls’s 6-kilometer (3.93-mile) race, crossing the end line in 19:09.7. Senior Lucy Jenks completed 4 locations behind in 19:30.0. The lads’s group was made up of graduate pupil Liam Anderson, fifth-year pupil Evan Burke, seniors Robinson and Sprout, juniors Robert DiDonato and John Lester, sophomores Callum Sherry and Zane Bergen, freshmen Milo Skapinsky and Lex Younger and back-to-back Pac-12 males’s cross nation coach of the yr, Ricardo Santos. The ladies’s group consisted of graduate pupil Abi Archer; fifth-year pupil Grace Connolly; seniors Jenks and Zofia Dudek; sophomores Riley Stewart, Ava Parekh, Nicola Hogg and Caroline Wells and freshmen Bunnage and Sophia Kennedy. The ladies’s group was coached by the two-time USTFCCCA Nationwide Coach of the Yr and two-time Pac-12 Cross Nation Coach of the Yr J.J. Clark and assistant coach Addy Royal.
Males’s water polo
No. 3 Stanford (14-5, 2-2 MPSF) cruised to a 17-8 victory over No. 16 Pacific (11-10, 0-2 WCC) at Avery Aquatic Heart on Thursday. The Cardinal managed the sport from begin to end. Junior Tanner Pulice drove the Cardinal to a 4-2 lead on the finish of the primary interval with three objectives on 4 pictures. The group prolonged the sting to 5 objectives heading into halftime. Within the third interval, each groups scored twice, however within the closing interval Stanford outscored the Tigers 6-1. Senior Ethan Parrish discovered the again of the online 5 occasions, whereas Pulice and freshman Alex Gheorghe added three objectives every. Senior goalkeeper Nolan Krutonog logged 14 saves.
On Thursday, No. 4 girls’s soccer (14-0-4, 7-0-3 Pac-12) battled to a scoreless draw towards No. 23 USC (10-0-1, 3-0 Pac-12). Senior goalkeeper Ryan Campbell made 5 saves for the Cardinal and recorded her seventh clear sheet of the season. On Sunday, the Cardinal remained undefeated, tying No. 2 UCLA (15-1-1, 9-0-1 Pac-12) 1-1 in Los Angeles. The 2 groups have been scoreless within the first half. After the intermission, the Bruins’ Sofia Cook dinner opened the scoring within the 68th minute. The Cardinal responded a minute later when sophomore Jasmine Aikey took a free kick exterior the field and tied the sport. Stanford wanted a win to remain alive within the Pac-12 title race, however didn’t rating within the the rest of the sport. Campbell was spectacular once more, recording 4 saves.
No. 15 males’s soccer (7-2-5, 1-1-5 Pac-12) battled to a 1-1 tie towards Cal (6-5-2, 2-3-2 Pac-12) in Berkeley on Sunday. Stanford was the aggressor within the first half however couldn’t rating; the 2 groups entered the halftime break tied at 0-0. The Bears took the lead early within the second half, however the Cardinal leveled the sport within the 76th minute. Sophomore midfielder Zach Bohane took a free kick and located redshirt sophomore ahead Jackson Kiil who headed the ball into the again of Cal’s web. The Cardinal missed an opportunity to take the lead within the final minute when sophomore ahead Liam Doyle despatched the ball over the crossbar from simply exterior the field. It was an excellent battle. The Cardinal had 12 pictures (six heading in the right direction) whereas the Bears had 13 (three heading in the right direction).
Stanford (2-6, 1-5 Pac-12) fell to No. 5 Washington (8-0, 5-0 Pac-12) by a rating of 33-42. After a sluggish begin, the group trailed 7-21 however narrowed the hole to 13-21 earlier than halftime after 22-yard and 47-yard discipline objectives by senior kicker Joshua Karty. Within the third quarter, the Cardinal outscored the Huskies 13-7. Getting into the fourth quarter, the 2 groups have been separated by simply two factors earlier than Washington’s quarterback and Heisman frontrunner Michael Penix Jr. discovered Devin Culp for a 24-yard rating a minute into the interval. With 6:46 remaining, the Cardinal responded with a 2-yard speeding landing by sophomore quarterback Justin Lamson.
Shortly after, fifth-year cornerback Zahran Manley intercepted the ball within the Cardinal finish zone to offer Stanford the ball down two factors with 5 minutes on the clock. Nonetheless, Stanford’s potential go-ahead drive stalled when, on fourth-and-2 at its personal 28-yard line, freshman huge receiver Tiger Bachmeier tried a move to junior huge receiver Jayson Raines who was unable to safe the catch. Washington capitalized on the chance, scoring a landing to seal the victory 42-33.
Girls’s volleyball (18-3, 11-1 Pac-12) had a combined week. On Friday, the group beat host Arizona (6-17, 1-11 Pac-12) in straight units (25-23, 25-17, 25-22). Fifth-year reverse hitter Kendall Kipp led the group with 14 kills, two blocks and two digs; she posted a formidable season-best .525 hitting share. Sophomore exterior hitter Elia Rubin added 11 kills, 5 digs, a block and an ace, whereas redshirt senior McKenna Vicini and outdoors hitter Caitie Baird tallied one other seven kills every. On Sunday, the Cardinal, on the highway for a second consecutive week, didn’t play as much as their common excessive requirements and fell 0-3 (16-25, 21-25, 14-25) to Arizona State (21-3, 9-3 Pac-12). The group was beforehand undefeated since mid-September. The loss was its first in Pac-12 play and third total this yr, placing an finish to a formidable 12-match win streak.
On Friday, Stanford knocked off U.C. Santa Barbara 165-88 at Avery Aquatic Heart, successful each occasion. 5 seniors and three underclassmen posted NCAA B commonplace occasions. Seniors Luke Maurer received the 200 freestyle in 1:34.09, Aaron Sequeira the 100 backstroke in 47.01, Ethan Dang the 200 breaststroke in 1:56.32, Ethan Hu the 100 butterfly in 46.86 and Rick Mihm the 400 particular person medley in 3:49.02. Junior Matt Fenlon received the five hundred freestyle in 4:19.32, and sophomores Andres Dupont and Josh Zuchowski received the 100 freestyle in 42.65 and the 200 backstroke in 1:42.67, respectively.
On Friday, Stanford beat Arkansas 161-133 at Avery Aquatic Heart. Freshman Caroline Bricker posted three private bests, swimming 1:54.60 within the 200 fly, 2:07.15 within the 200 breaststroke and 4:05.51 within the 400 particular person medley. Junior Lauren Burch and sophomore Emilie Moore, each of whom competed within the 3-meter dive, captured first and second respectively. The following day, the Cardinal beat Washington State 117-65, sweeping all ten occasions of their Pac-12 opener. Junior Lillie Nordmann received the 50 freestyle (23.44) and 150 backstroke (1:26.26). Sophomore Sophie Duncan received the 300 freestyle (2:51.68) and 600 freestyle (5:53.80), whereas Bricker added one other victory within the 150 breaststroke (1:36.46). Junior Aurora Roghair completed first within the 150 freestyle in 1:17.95 and freshman Lucy Thomas received the 150 particular person medley in 55:89. Sophomore Natalie Mannion added the remaining Cardinal particular person win, clocking 1:25.87 within the 150 fly. Nordmann, Mannion, senior Janelle Rudolph and sophomore Gigi Johnson received the 400 medley relay in 3:41.64. Mannion, Johnson and juniors Anna Shaw and Meghan Lynch closed the day with a 500 freestyle relay win in 4:23.64.
Stanford (4-11, 1-7 America East) closed out its season with two video games on the highway. On Friday it dropped a 2-0 bout to Bryant (8-9, 2-6 America East). Sophomore goalkeeper Kendall Dowd posted a career-high seven saves. Though the group’s protection was stable once more, the offense struggled, recording two pictures on purpose on 5 pictures total. Sunday’s recreation adopted an identical sample when Stanford took on No. 18 UMass Lowell (14-3, 7-1 America East). The River Hawks prevailed 3-0 and clinched the America East common season title. The primary interval was scoreless, however Stanford gave up an unanswered purpose in every of the remaining three durations. Sophomore goalkeepers Daisy Ford (first half) and Dowd (second half) mixed for six saves.
Sophomore Samir Banerjee reached the ultimate on the ITA Northwest Tremendous Regional Championships final week and certified to the ITA Fall Nationwide Championships. Banerjee, who didn’t drop a set on his technique to the ultimate, misplaced 6-3, 6-4 within the title match towards Oregon’s Quinn Vandecasteele. Banerjee additionally reached the semifinals in doubles alongside senior Aryan Chaudhary, ultimately shedding in a tiebreak after splitting the primary two units with Pacific’s Peter Alam and Justas Trainauskas.
Stanford males took seventh place within the Open ACC Finals, hosted by Saint Mary’s Faculty of Maryland on October 21-22. The occasion had a extremely aggressive discipline of 18, together with Harvard, Yale and Brown. The Cardinal had a number of sturdy races, incomes wins in a single A division and three B division races. Stanford ended the competitors tied on factors (237) with Yale for sixth place, however misplaced the head-to-head tiebreaker. On the identical time in Connecticut, Stanford girls earned bronze within the Yale Girls’s Regatta. Stanford tied Boston Faculty (150 factors) however Boston Faculty took second attributable to a head-to-head victory, leaving Stanford in third.