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Fourth-quarter rally not enough in loss to Irish

Original post made on Oct 5, 2008

Missed opportunities cost the Stanford football team a chance to beat Notre Dame on Saturday. Tavita Pritchard had a spectacular fourth quarter, but the first three weren't so good. It wasn't just Pritchard. Too many penalties, too many turnovers and too much Jimmy Claussen led to the Irish's 28-21 win over the Cardinal.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, October 4, 2008, 3:59 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by Philip James, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Oct 5, 2008 at 12:46 am

Come on! Stanford performed poorly, at best. If they're ever going to really improve, they, we, you need to be honest.


Posted by Irish Fan, a resident of another community
on Oct 6, 2008 at 9:48 am

That's 'Jimmy Clausen', one 's'. Don't they teach spell-checking at Stanford?


Posted by jerry, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Oct 6, 2008 at 5:17 pm

Interfering with a fair catch that was crucial? The ball hit a Stanford player. Down 3 touchdowns in the 4th quarter was the reason for the loss. Both teams have more work to do - especially Stanford's play selection - should have kept running the ball.


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