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Stanford women shine on the red carpet at the ESPYs

 

Four of Stanford's 2015 NCAA champions -- Anne Walker and Casey Danielson of women's golf along with Emily Dorst and Gurpreet Sohi of women's water polo -- attended the ESPY Awards at Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday night to accept the women's Capital One Cup for Stanford, given to the nation's most successful athletics program.

The group mingled with athletes and celebrities on the red carpet prior to the show, which aired live on ABC, before Danielson went on stage to receive the award from Stanford alumna and two-time FIFA Women's World Cup champion Julie Foudy.

Highlighted by national championships in golf and water polo, the Cardinal accumulated 136.5 points to edge second-place Florida (131) and third-place Penn State (105) for its third women's Capital One Cup.

Stanford claimed three national championships in 2014-15, increasing its overall total to 127. Of those championships, 107 are NCAA titles, including 2015 crowns in women's water polo and women's golf.

Also this past season, the Cardinal captured its fifth IRA National Championship over the past six seasons in women's lightweight rowing.

The Cardinal has won at least one NCAA championship in each of the last 39 seasons, representing the longest active streak in the nation.

Stanford's professional athletes at the ESPYs also included Richard Sherman (football), Zach Ertz (football), Jeremy Guthrie (baseball), Kelley O'Hara (women's soccer) and Christen Press (women's soccer).

— Stanford Athletics

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