FACES IN THE CROWD ...Menlo College freshman Alleida Martinez is featured in the May 20, 2019 issue of Sports Illustrated in the "Faces in the Crowd" section. This recognition is given namely to student-athletes who have achieved a significant amount of individual achievement and prominence for their school. Martinez helped Menlo College Women's Wrestling achieve the top ranking in both the WCWA and the NAIA during the course of the season. This culminated with the Oaks winning both the WCWA and NAIA National Championships, the first national titles in the 92-year history of Menlo College.
TEE SHOT ...The seventh-seeded Stanford women's golf team came within an eyelash of advancing into the semifinals of the NCAA Championships at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Ark., dropping a 3-2 decision in match play to second-seeded Duke. Tar Heel Virginia Elena Carta edged Stanford's Emily (Ziyi) Wang on the 24th hole to clinch the Tar Heels' 3-2 victory over the Cardinal in the quarterfinals of the event that has been delayed three times by weather (including a six-hour delay Tuesday) and shortened to 54 holes of stroke play. Stanford junior Andrea Lee needed a 19th hole to edge Duke's Jaravee Boonchant and tie the match for the Cardinal. Aline Krauter won her match, edging Duke's Miranda Wang 2&1 for Stanford's first point.
LACROSSE HONOR ...Stanford senior defender Julia Massaro and sophomore attack Ali Baiocco earned spots on the first-team All-Region by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Association (IWLCA).
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