Women's Basketball Announces 2008-09 Home Schedule
July 24, 2008
STANFORD, Calif. - The Stanford Women's Basketball team announced its 2008-09 home schedule Thursday, unveiling a slate that includes four non-conference opponents that reached the NCAA Tournament last season, as well as the traditional matchups against the Pac-10 schools.
The Cardinal opens things up with a pair of exhibition contests at the beginning of November, welcoming Division II Chico State to Maples Pavilion on Saturday, Nov. 1, then completing the exhibition run with a contest opposite NAIA National Champion Vanguard University Nov. 7.
Stanford will then open the 2008-09 regular season at Maples Pavilion, beginning with a with a 7 p.m. contest Friday night, Nov. 14, against the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
Home action will continue the following Thursday night, Nov. 20, as the Cardinal hosts another NCAA Tournament participant, the New Mexico Lobos, at 7 p.m. That weekend will conclude with a highly-anticipated rematch Sunday, Nov. 23, as Stanford welcomes the Scarlet Knights of Rutgers to Maples Pavilion.
The Cardinal will have a pair of afternoon home dates in December, hosting the Fresno State Bulldogs at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, then facing the UC Davis Aggies at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28.
Home Pac-10 action begins the weekend of Jan. 8-10, as the Cardinal play host to Washington on Jan. 8, and conclude things with a Jan. 10 contest against Washington State. Stanford closes the first month of the New Year with home dates Jan. 29 against USC, and Jan. 31 opposite UCLA.
February will see the Cardinal home for one week, fitting three games into a seven-day span. The stretch begins with the Battle of the Bay's annual stop at Maples Pavilion, as the California Golden Bears make a Valentine's Day visit on Saturday, Feb. 14. The week continues Thursday, Feb. 19 with a 7 p.m. contest against Oregon State, followed by the weekend finale with Oregon on Saturday, Feb. 21.
Stanford's home slate will wind up in March, as the Cardinal host Arizona Thursday, March 5, before closing things out with Senior Day on Saturday, March 7, against the Arizona State Sun Devils.
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Stanford Cardinal 2008-09 Home Schedule
**ALL DATES, TIMES, AND OPPONENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Sat., Nov. 1 - Chico State (Ex.) - 7:00 p.m.
Fri., Nov. 7 - Vanguard (Ex.)
Fri., Nov. 14 - Minnesota - 7:00 p.m.
Thurs., Nov. 20 - New Mexico - 7:00 p.m.
Sun., Nov. 23 - Rutgers - TBA
Sat. Dec. 13 - Fresno State - 2:00 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 28 - UC Davis - 2:00 p.m.
Thurs., Jan. 8 - Washington - 7:00 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 10 - Washington State - TBA
Thurs., Jan. 29 - USC - 7:00 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 31 - UCLA - TBA
Sat., Feb. 14 - California - TBA
Thurs., Feb. 19 - Oregon State - 7 p.m.
Sat. Feb. 21 - Oregon - TBA
Thurs., March 5 - Arizona - 7:00 p.m.
Sat., March 7 - Arizona State - TBA