Roundup: Stanford playing for ANOTHER national championship
Stanford women’s tennis is on to the NCAA finals after upsetting Ohio State 4-3 Monday night in Atlanta in thrilling fashion, winning on a third-set tiebreaker after the clincher, Taylor Davidson, erased third-set deficits of 4-1, 5-4 and 6-5. This whole team seemingly has the clutch gene.
Arizona State golfer Monica Vaughn won the NCAA individual title as her Sun Devils, Stanford and USC are the three Pac-12 women’s golf teams advancing to match play.
Elizabeth Hernandez of BuffZone.com writes that it is now on University of Colorado President Bruce Benson to decide how to handle the university’s failure to report domestic violence accusations against former football assistant Joe Tumpkin. The CU Board of Regents passed the decision on to Benson after a Monday meeting at CU headquarters in Denver.
Over the weekend, Oregon State baseball set a Pac-12 record with 27 conference wins after completing a sweep of Washington State by defeating the Cougs 14-3 (yes, baseball not football) on Sunday.
Zack Rosenblatt of the Arizona Daily Star tells us that Arizona softball player Katiyana Mauga has been “nonchalant” about breaking the Pac-12 home runs record. At 91, she is also just four homers shy of tying the NCAA mark of 95 career blasts.
NBA Draft expert Jonathan Givony has Markelle Fultz going No. 1 to the Boston Celtics in his latest mock draft, with Lonzo Ball going second to the Lake Show, just as LaVar has predicted all along…
Tom Fornelli of CBS Sports believes that UCLA football has the toughest schedule in the Pac-12 for the upcoming 2017 season. The Bruins start the 2017 campaign with Texas A&M and begin Pac-12 play with Stanford and Colorado; have fun with that.
Jon Becker of the Bay Area News Group informs us that former Cal quarterback Davis Webb has been making a good first impression with the New York Giants. Webb was drafted in the third round by the Giants in April.
Paul Myerberg of USA TODAY Sports thinks that Oregon’s Mario Cristobal and Jim Leavitt are two of the 10 most likely assistants in college football who will be head coaches again. Cal’s Tim DeRuyter also makes the list.
Read the latest USC women’s volleyball blog entry about its European tour, penned by middle blocker Jordan Dunn.
Doug Robinson of the Deseret News whips up this feature story on former Utah men’s basketball player Mitch Smith, who was recently named the head basketball coach at East High School in the SLC.
Kyle Bonagura ponders over these three offseason questions for Washington State football.
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