Cardinal women win finale of softball tournament in Florida

Madi Schreyer completed an outstanding weekend with an eight-hitter, helping the 15th-ranked Stanford softball team down Kennesaw State, 8-0, Sunday in the finale of the Under Armour Invitational in Tampa.

Bessie Noll hit a three-run homer and Cassandra Roulund also drove in three runs for thr Cardinal (17-5), which finished 3-2 in the tournament.

Schreyer (14-3) pitched in all five games, starting four of them. She gave up six runs, one earned, in 29 innings. She allowed 16 hits and walked 10, while striking out 30. Schreyer's weekend ERA was 0.24.

She holds a 1.29 ERA with 87 strikeouts and has allowed 19 earned runs in 103 1/3 innings.

The Cardinal hosts the Stanford Louisville Slugger Classic next weekend. Opponents include BYU, Portland State, North Dakota State and UC Davis.

Erin Ashby went 3-for-3 with a walk, a double and an RBI against the Owls. Kylie Sorenson reached base in three of four trips to the plate with three walks.


Vanderbilt overcame wet playing conditions to outlast Stanford, 4-2, Sunday at Hawkins Field and complete a three-game sweep of the Cardinal.

Vanderbilt has swept all three of its weekend series and improved to 10-2 on the season. Stanford fell to 4-7 overall.

The Commodores scored twice in the eighth inning off a walk and a hit batter after Stanford knotted the score in the seventh.

Cardinal pitchers allowed four runs, one earned, on four hits. Three Stanford errors proved costly.

Stanford tied the game with two runs in the top of the seventh. Wayne Taylor drove in a run with a sacrifice fly and Danny Diekroeger also plated a run.

Alex Blandino, Alex Dunlap and Austin Slater each had two hits.

The Cardinal had the bases loaded in the ninth when the game ended.

Stanford starter Cal Quantrill allowed two runs on four hits over five innings. He walked four and struck out four.

The Cardinal travels to California for a nonconference game on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Women's lacrosse

Lucy Dikeou and Kelsey Murray each scored three goals but No. 13 Stanford suffered its first loss of the season, dropping a 16-15 decision, in overtime, to visiting Vanderbilt on Sunday in a nonconference match.

The Cardinal (2-1) travels to Fresno State for a match on Wednesday.

Stanford took a 14-12 lead into the final five minutes but the Commodores tied the game and sent it to overtime.

Rachel Ozer put the Cardinal in front at 3:25 of the extra period but Vanderbilt was able to regain the lead.

— Palo Alto Online Sports/Stanford Athletics


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