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Cardinal corner: Lacrosse, men's tennis each win at home

With three Cardinal recording a hat trick, the 18th-ranked Stanford women's lacrosse cruised to an 18-9 victory over San Diego State in the nonconference finale at Cagan Stadium on Thursday afternoon.

Junior Mikaela Watson (four goals), sophomore Ali Baiocco (four goals) and junior Jacie Lemos (three goals) led the Cardinal offensively. Watson finished with a career-high five points, while Lemos had a career-best four points.

Sophomore Trudie Grattan made six saves and allowed just five goals (.545 save percentage) in 40 minutes of action. Freshman Julia Cooper made three saves in 20 minutes of relief.

Stanford (9-4) scored the first three goals and led 4-2 after the first 10 minutes.

The Cardinal tallied the next six goals and led 10-2 after sophomore Katherine Gjertsen buried one of her two goals on the day at the 15:06 mark of the first half.

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Stanford's lead grew to 14-5 at the break, and a running clock started when Baiocco made it 15-5 with 27:46 to go.

Sophomore Gabby Noto was assisted by Gjertsen to give Stanford its biggest lead, 18-5, with 13:06 to play. San Diego State (8-5) scored the last four to close the gap to nine at the final buzzer.

Senior Julia Massaro led the Cardinal with five draw controls and four ground balls. Juniors Daniella McMahon and Kyra Pelton also scooped four ground balls each. Pelton had a team-high three caused turnovers and contributed to three draw control wins. Senior Genesis Lucero won three draw controls and caused two turnovers.

Stanford had eight different goal scorers and six different Cardinal contributed to seven assists.

Stanford outshot the Aztecs, 28-25, and won 17 of 29 draw controls. The teams each scooped up 25 ground balls.

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Stanford closes the 2019 regular season with three Pac-12 contests, beginning with a trip to Colorado next Friday and Oregon on April 14. Senior Day is set for April 19 against Cal.

Men's tennis

No. 12 Stanford returning to its winning ways with a 4-0 victory over Cal Poly Thursday afternoon in the regular-season home finale at Taube Tennis Stadium.

The Cardinal (13-4) posted its ninth shutout of the season.

Stanford captured the doubles point with a 6-1 victory from Jack Barber and William Genesen at No. 2 and 6-4 win from Sameer Kumar and Timothy Sah at No. 3.

The Cardinal continued its momentum in singles, winning the first set in five of the six matches. Michael Genender gave Stanford its second point with a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 6 – his third straight victory.

Kumar inched the Cardinal closer with a 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 4.

Sah won his fifth consecutive match, and more importantly clinched the victory for Stanford. He posted a 6-3, 6-3 win at No. 5 to seal it for the Cardinal.

Stanford returns to Pac-12 play, traveling to Salt Lake City to face Utah on Sunday at

1 p.m.

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Cardinal corner: Lacrosse, men's tennis each win at home

Uploaded: Fri, Apr 5, 2019, 12:15 am

With three Cardinal recording a hat trick, the 18th-ranked Stanford women's lacrosse cruised to an 18-9 victory over San Diego State in the nonconference finale at Cagan Stadium on Thursday afternoon.

Junior Mikaela Watson (four goals), sophomore Ali Baiocco (four goals) and junior Jacie Lemos (three goals) led the Cardinal offensively. Watson finished with a career-high five points, while Lemos had a career-best four points.

Sophomore Trudie Grattan made six saves and allowed just five goals (.545 save percentage) in 40 minutes of action. Freshman Julia Cooper made three saves in 20 minutes of relief.

Stanford (9-4) scored the first three goals and led 4-2 after the first 10 minutes.

The Cardinal tallied the next six goals and led 10-2 after sophomore Katherine Gjertsen buried one of her two goals on the day at the 15:06 mark of the first half.

Stanford's lead grew to 14-5 at the break, and a running clock started when Baiocco made it 15-5 with 27:46 to go.

Sophomore Gabby Noto was assisted by Gjertsen to give Stanford its biggest lead, 18-5, with 13:06 to play. San Diego State (8-5) scored the last four to close the gap to nine at the final buzzer.

Senior Julia Massaro led the Cardinal with five draw controls and four ground balls. Juniors Daniella McMahon and Kyra Pelton also scooped four ground balls each. Pelton had a team-high three caused turnovers and contributed to three draw control wins. Senior Genesis Lucero won three draw controls and caused two turnovers.

Stanford had eight different goal scorers and six different Cardinal contributed to seven assists.

Stanford outshot the Aztecs, 28-25, and won 17 of 29 draw controls. The teams each scooped up 25 ground balls.

Stanford closes the 2019 regular season with three Pac-12 contests, beginning with a trip to Colorado next Friday and Oregon on April 14. Senior Day is set for April 19 against Cal.

Men's tennis

No. 12 Stanford returning to its winning ways with a 4-0 victory over Cal Poly Thursday afternoon in the regular-season home finale at Taube Tennis Stadium.

The Cardinal (13-4) posted its ninth shutout of the season.

Stanford captured the doubles point with a 6-1 victory from Jack Barber and William Genesen at No. 2 and 6-4 win from Sameer Kumar and Timothy Sah at No. 3.

The Cardinal continued its momentum in singles, winning the first set in five of the six matches. Michael Genender gave Stanford its second point with a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 6 – his third straight victory.

Kumar inched the Cardinal closer with a 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 4.

Sah won his fifth consecutive match, and more importantly clinched the victory for Stanford. He posted a 6-3, 6-3 win at No. 5 to seal it for the Cardinal.

Stanford returns to Pac-12 play, traveling to Salt Lake City to face Utah on Sunday at

1 p.m.

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