Stanford men’s and women’s cross country teams will be competing against on Friday at the Nuttycombe Invitational in Madison, Wisconsin.
“We are focusing on getting in good work before the championship part of the season arrives,” head coach J.J. Clark wrote of the teams' upcoming meet.
Haywood's Maui upbringing led to multiple NCAA and American records in swimming, world records in surfing and sailing, and now, an autobiography called Racing With Aloha, which is set to be released on August 24.
Both the Stanford men and women placed in seventh at the conclusion of the meet on Sunday evening.
Athletes from eight of the teams that will be eliminated allege that Stanford violated their rights and misled them into joining the programs. In a separate legal challenge, female athletes on five of the women’s teams accused the University of Title IX sex discrimination stemming from the cuts.
The Cardinal swept the Golden Bears, starting the 2021 season on a high note on Saturday.
Men’s rowing swept Oregon State and Santa Clara but lost to Cal in a two-day, three-race meet over the weekend.
Women’s basketball played arguably its worst half of basketball this season against Louisville in the Elite Eight on Tuesday, but stormed back with a 52-25 second half to secure a 15-point victory. The Cardinal will face off against South Carolina in the Final Four on Friday, and a victory would set up either a Pac-12 showdown with Arizona or a battle between the two winningest coaches in Division I women’s basketball history in Geno Auriemma’s UConn Huskies. Do the Cardinal get past the Gamecocks, and if so, does it lift the trophy Sunday afternoon?
Stanford men’s swim and dive finished 14th at this year’s NCAA championships in Greensboro, N.C. to extend a streak of consecutive top-15 finishes that dates back to the 1978-79 season.
No. 9 Stanford wrapped up the shortened 2021 season with another top 10 finish at the four-day NCAA Championships in Greensboro, N.C.
Some infectious disease experts at Stanford remain optimistic that the ongoing vaccine rollout will be enough to fend off a fourth COVID-19 surge, but others are taking a more cautious stance.
Senior Ella Donaghu finished 10th overall in 20:26.7 and the fourth-ranked Cardinal women took third at the 2021 NCAA Cross Country Championship. On the men’s side, the team’s fifth place finish marked the seventh year in a row that the Cardinal have finished among the top six.
For the first time since 2010, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams are Pac-12 champions.
Smith earned a scholarship to play tight end at Stanford, spent over 10 years in the NFL and recently won his first Super Bowl as a pro scout with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
In addition to extending Stanford’s streak to four years with a player drafted in the top five, Pickett and Haley were part of a history-making first round that saw a record six Black women drafted.
Senior Brooke Forde won two events for the Cardinal as No. 10 Stanford scored 1,445 points to earn a runner-up finish at the 2021 Pac-12 Championships.
Senior and four-time All American Ella Donaghu picked up right where she left off, winning her second race in as many meets this season with a first place finish on Friday in the 6k at the UNLV Battle Borne Challenge.
Since the teams’ first matchup five weeks ago, Stanford has lost twice while Oregon has played just six games due to numerous COVID-19 related postponements.
The Golden Bears won nine of 16 events at the Avery Aquatic Center on Saturday as No. 10 Stanford fell to their cross-bay rival 178-117 on Saturday.
After a short two-game return to Maples, No. 5 Stanford will travel north to face Oregon State on Saturday and No. 11 Oregon on Monday for the team’s final road trip of an unusual season.