PRINCETON, N.J. - No. 3 Stanford jumped out quick and never looked back, defeating St. Francis Brooklyn 17-6 to open up the Princeton Invite on Friday.
No. 3 Stanford 17 - St. Francis Brooklyn 6
The Cardinal shot out early, scoring five goals in the opening quarter, each from a different player. On the other side of the pool, Stanford held the Terriers scoreless until the 2:47 mark of the second quarter, but by that point the Cardinal was ahead 9-0.
Larsen Weigle and Troy Gleason paced the potent Stanford offense with three goals each, marking a career best for Gleason. In all, nine different players scored for the Cardinal, including six multi-goal performances.
Nolan Krutonog and Liam Harrison split time in goal, with Krutonog making seven saves in the first half and Harrison making six in the second half.
Stanford returns to action with two games on Saturday, facing the host No. 12 Princeton Tigers at 8:45 a.m. on ESPN+ and Navy later at 5:30 p.m.
No. 3 Stanford vs. St. Francis Brooklyn
Sept. 10, 2021 • Princeton, N.J.
SFBK 0 – 2 – 2 – 2 = 6
STAN 5 – 5 – 4 – 3 = 17
St. Francis Brooklyn Goals: Baptiste Oliveri (2), Josep Jodra Munoz (1), Riyad Shehadeh (1), Adonis Vlassis (1)
Stanford Goals: Troy Gleason (3), Larsen Weigle (3), Andrew Churukian (2), Soren Jensen (2), Beck Jurasius (2), AJ Rossman (2), Riley Pittman (1), Walker Seymour (1), Quinn Woodhead (1)
Saves: Nolan Krutonog (7), Liam Harrison (6)