This Week in Sports activities: Softball reaches Supers, Rose Zhang wins NCAA title, males’s golf reaches NCAA Championships

Welcome to “This Week in Sports activities.” We’re The Every day’s sports activities editors, Madeline Grabb and Ells Boone, and we’ll be strolling you thru the key video games, occasions and tales from the previous week, in addition to offering a quick preview of what’s developing this week.

No. 7 Stanford softball hosted a regional this previous weekend, going 3-0 and shifting on to the Tremendous Regionals for the second straight 12 months. The Cardinal performed a nervy first recreation in opposition to Lengthy Seashore State, profitable 1-0 off of robust pitching from senior Alana Vawter, and overpowered Florida in two separate match-ups to arrange a weekend collection with Duke in North Carolina subsequent weekend. 

Males’s golf punched its ticket to the NCAA Championships with its second-place end on the Las Vegas Regional final week. Fifth-year Ethan Ng completed fourth total on the regional, adopted carefully by junior Michael Thorbjornsen, who tied for fifth place. Total, the Cardinal set a college document with a 57-under rating. The NCAA Championships will start on Friday in Scottsdale, Ariz. 

Over the weekend, ladies’s golf started play on the NCAA Championships and overtook Wake Forest to safe the No. 1 total seed heading into match play Tuesday. Sophomore Rose Zhang made historical past, profitable the person NCAA title for the second straight 12 months. She is the primary lady to ever win a number of particular person nationwide titles. The Cardinal will start match play in opposition to No. 8 Pepperdine on Tuesday. 

No. 7-seed ladies’s tennis made it to the NCAA Semifinals this previous week earlier than bowing out to No. 3 NC State and world No. 107 Diana Shnaider. Within the quarterfinals, the Cardinal upset No. 2 Texas A&M 4-0. Senior Angelica Blake, sophomore Valencia Xu and freshman Alexis Blokhina gained the singles matches to clinch the match for Stanford. The Cardinal’s luck ran out within the subsequent spherical, as the women have been swept 4-0 by the Wolfpack. 

No. 3 baseball solidified its place because the No. 1 seed for the Pac-12 Event with its highway sweep of Washington State. The Cardinal wanted additional innings within the opener to complete the job, however junior Tommy Troy pulled via with a solo homer within the tenth inning to tug forward. Junior Carter Graham additionally had a productive collection, hitting two house runs within the third recreation and going 3-for-4 within the second match-up. Stanford is trying to repeat as Pac-12 Event champions within the second-ever version of the match.