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Sports - February 19, 2010

Sports Shorts

CARDINAL CORNER . . . The eighth-ranked Stanford women's tennis team defeated visiting Boise State, 7-0, in a nonconference match Wednesday, extending the longest active home winning streak in any collegiate sport to 155 matches. The last time the Cardinal lost at home, Monica Lewinsky was still in the news. It was also the only time (Feb. 27, 1999) California beat the Cardinal at Taube Tennis Center. Among Stanford's singles' sweep was a 6-3, 6-1 win on court six from Jennifer Yen, who was making her first appearance overall since Jan. 16. Stanford (6-0) returns to action next Wednesday against visiting Hawaii at 1:30 p.m. The Stanford men's tennis team will host Boise State on Friday at 1:30 p.m., before hosting Cal on Saturday at 1 p.m.

NEW COACHES . . . Former Stanford coach Ron Turner is back in town and joins Jim Harbaugh on the Cardinal football coaching staff along with Derek Mason, it was announced Wednesday. In addition, three other current coaches had their duties redefined. Turner, a former assistant coach at Stanford and the former head coach at San Jose State and Illinois, will serve as quarterbacks and wide receivers coach. Mason, who spent the last three seasons as the assistant defensive backs coach with the Minnesota Vikings, will serve as defensive backs coach. Greg Roman has been promoted to associate head coach and will also serve as assistant head coach of the offense. He will continue to work with the offensive tackles and tight ends. David Shaw, who has worked with the wide receivers for the past three seasons, will work with running backs in addition to continuing as offensive coordinator. Lance Anderson, who has worked with the defensive tackles for the last three seasons, will assume coaching responsibilities with the outside linebackers and will continue in his role as recruiting coordinator.

HELP WANTED . . . Priory is looking for a track and field coach plus an assistant lacrosse coach for the spring season. Those interested should contact Athletic Director Mark Stogner at . . . Menlo-Atherton is looking for a new head football coach as well as coaches for track and field, swimming and a head frosh-soph baseball coach. Anyone interested can contact Mary Podesta at or 650-322-5311 ext 5708 . . . Castilleja is looking for an assistant softball coach for this spring. Those interested should contact Athletic Director Jez McIntosh at . . . Pinewood is looking for a head coach for boys' and girls'swimming. Contact Athletic Director Matt Stimson at 941-6044 or at . . . Sacred Heart Prep is seeking assistant coaches in its girls' lacrosse program.Interested applicants please contact AD Frank Rodriguez at or at (650) 473-4031. Mountain View is taking applications for the varsity football head coach position. Other open positions include varsity boys' water polo and head swim coach plus head varsity track coach and JV boys'volleyball coach. Those interested should contact Athletic Director Rob Friedrich at 940-4626


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