The 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup began this past weekend with four games, chaos and a lot of red cards. Fans on Twitter have already re-named the tournament the Chaos Cup.
The Daily’s Jenna Ruzekowicz sat down with women's soccer freshman Astrid Wheeler to discuss her journey to Stanford, her experiences thus far and her long term aspirations in the sport.
Stanford women’s soccer (5-5-2, 4-4 Pac-12) fought for 110 minutes to a 0-0 draw against USC (6-3-2, 5-4 Pac-12) after an incredible defensive effort on both ends.
Stanford women’s soccer (5-5-1, 4-3 Pac-12) will take on SoCal foe USC (6-3-1, 5-3 Pac-12) on Friday for the first time since Sep. 2019. In the last Cardinal-Trojans fixture, Stanford came away with a narrow 3-2 win.
This Friday, April 9th, the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup will begin with a match between the Houston Dash, last year’s champions, and the Chicago Red Stars.
Stanford women’s soccer (5-2-1, 4-2-0 Pac-12) faces Arizona State (7-2-2, 3-1-2 Pac-12) in its second match of the week this Sunday.
Recurring struggles to capitalize on offensive opportunities were evident in Arizona on Friday. Stanford women’s soccer (5-2-1, 4-2-0 Pac-12) fell to the Wildcats (7-4, 2-4 Pac-12) 2-1 after 90 minutes of intense shooting from both sides.
Stanford women’s soccer (5-3-1, 4-1-0 Pac-12), will travel east to face Arizona (6-4, 1-4 Pac-12) on Friday. The Cardinal is coming off an overtime tie against Oregon last Sunday and hopes to add another win to its tally.
After a successful bubbled NWSL 2020 Challenge Cup, teams return to their home markets for the NWSL 2021 Challenge Cup, starting Apr. 9.
Stanford women’s soccer (5-3, 4-1 Pac-12) faces Oregon (5-3-2, 3-2-1 Pac-12) for the second time this season this Sunday, Mar. 28. Similar to Friday’s game against Oregon State, Stanford lost early in the season to Oregon and now hopes to even up the season series in the rematch.
On Friday, Stanford women’s soccer (5-3, 4-1 Pac-12) beat Oregon State (2-8, 0-6 Pac-12) in the teams' second match-up of the season with an ending result of 3-1.
On Friday, Stanford (4-3, 3-1 Pac-12) will face Oregon State (2-7, 0-5 Pac-12) in what will be the teams' second match-up this season. The first meeting of the Pac-12 pair ended in a tough 1-2 loss for Stanford and snapped a 16-game winning streak against Oregon State.
Stanford women’s soccer (4-2, 3-1 Pac-12) faces off against long-time rival Cal (3-2, 2-2 Pac-12) on Saturday in what fans can expect to be an intense battle of the Bay teams.
This Friday, Mar. 12, No. 21 Stanford women’s soccer (3-2, 2-1 Pac-12) will take on No. 22 Washington (4-0-2, 1-0-2 Pac-12) as the team searches for its fourth win of the season. In the previous 20 meetings, Stanford has won 19, losing only a single game in 1999.
This Sunday, Stanford women’s soccer (3-2, 2-1 Pac-12) faced off against Colorado (4-2-1, 1-1-1 Pac-12) for its third Pac-12 game of the season. The Cardinal narrowly defeated the Buffaloes with a final score of 2-1.
Women’s soccer (2-2, 1-1 Pac-12) is back to dominating the field after a 5-0 win over Utah (1-3-2, 0-1-1 Pac-12) this Friday. Fans who watched could feel the energy coming from the field, and saw a glimpse into Stanford’s future.
On Mar. 5, Stanford women’s soccer (1-2, 0-2 Pac-12) takes on Utah (1-2-2, 0-2 Pac-12) for what fans hope will be Stanford’s second win of the season.
Stanford (1-2, 0-2 Pac-12) women’s soccer lost its second match in a row, dropping a 1-2 result to Oregon State (2-2, 1-2 Pac-12) Sunday afternoon, leaving the Cardinal winless in the Pac-12 after a tough weekend in Oregon.
In what was a rainy Friday night match, Stanford women’s soccer (1-1, 0-1 Pac-12) lost to Oregon (2-0-1, 1-0 Pac-12) by a final score of 1-2. This marks the first loss for the Cardinal within the conference since 2016.
Stanford (1-0) starts off its Pac-12 run on the road against Oregon (1-0-1) this Friday.
Stanford women’s soccer (1-0) won its season opener 2-1, after narrowly defeating the only team that beat them last season, Pepperdine (1-2).
Goalkeeper Jane Campbell ’17, defenders Alana Cook ’19, Kelly O’Hara ’10 and Tierna Davidson ’20, midfielder Catarina Macario ’21 and forwards Sofia Smith ’22 and Christen Press ’11 have all been named to US Soccer's roster for the 2021 SheBelieves Cup.
Pending Santa Clara County guidelines, the Cardinal will play a majority of their games in March and April. Notable matches will take place back-to-back on April 9 and 11 against USC and UCLA, respectively.