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Stanford freshman earns MPSF weekly lacrosse honor

 

Stanford freshman women's lacrosse midfielder Kelly Myers was named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Rookie of the Week for the second time this season.

Myers, a native of Alexandria, Va., scored a career-high three goals, had a ground ball and caused a turnover to help lead a 16-14 victory at Colorado on Sunday, helping Stanford to a sweep of Colorado schools over the weekend.

During three games altogether, Myers totaled six goals, five draw controls, four caused turnovers and three ground balls. She had two goals, two draw controls and caused two turnovers in a 14-7 victory at Denver, and had three draws and a goal against Cornell, in a loss.

Myers and the Cardinal return to action Thursday with a 7 p.m. game at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium.

Sand volleyball

The Stanford women will play host to the Stanford Invitational, Friday through Sunday, at the new Stanford Sand Volleyball Stadium and the ACSR courts.

Stanford welcomes California, Cal Poly, Oregon, Saint Mary's, UCLA and Washington to The Farm this weekend. Dual competition begins at 2 p.m. on Friday and continues all day Saturday. The teams will compete in a pairs tournament on Sunday.

Stanford opens the tournament on Friday against Oregon at 2 p.m. The Cardinal then will face UCLA at 9 a.m. and Cal Poly at 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Competition will be played at the new sand volleyball stadium as well as at the Arillaga Center for Sports and Recreation courts, located between the Graduate School of Business and the Taube South tennis courts.

Saturday's competition coincides with Cardinalpalooza, the free Stanford sports festival. Seven teams will be in action on The Farm. All events are free.

— Stanford Athletics

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