Cardinal men hold golf tourney lead after second day


Getting a historic hole-in-one from David Boote, the Stanford men's golf team held on to its lead at the 2012 Erin Hills Intercollegiate on Monday at the Erin Hills Golf Course in Wisconsin.

Boote aced the 163-yard, par-3 sixth hole on the way to an even-par round of 72 and two-day total of 143. It was the first hole-in-one in competitive play in the eight-year history of Erin Hills.

Stanford heads into the final round following efforts of 280 and 285 for a 565 total. The Cardinal was the only team under par with SMU second at even-par 576.

Stanford's Patrick Rodgers shot 68-72-140 and was tied for first place with Bryan Dechambeau of SMU (69-71). Stanford's Cameron Wilson (69-72) and Jim Liu (72-69) were tied for third at 141 with Boote tied for eighth.

Freshman Maverick McNealy from Portola Valley was Stanford's No. 5 player at 72-75-147, tying for 25th with one round left.

Women's basketball

Stanford forward Chiney Ogwumike, a consensus All-American and national player of the year finalist last season, headlined the 2013-14 "Wade Watch" list announced Tuesday morning by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.

Ogwumike is one of three Pac-12 players on the list, being joined by California's Brittany Boyd and Gennifer Brandon. Connecticut leads all schools with four players on the list.

It is Ogwumike's third straight season on the list. Last year, she turned in a record year, becoming the first player in Pac-12 history to capture the conference's Triple Crown, leading the loop in scoring (22.4 ppg), rebounding (11.8 rpg) and field-goal percentage (58.3). Her performance helped Stanford to a 33-3 record, its 13th straight Pac-12 regular season title, seventh straight Pac-12 Tournament title and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16.

En route she earned a slew of honors, being named to the WBCA Coaches' All-America Team for the second year in a row and being voted to the Associated Press All-America First Team a year after making the second team. Ogwumike was named Pac-12 Player of the Year for the first time in her career and also nabbed her second straight Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year award. She also received a pair of votes, the second-most of any player, in the Associated Press' National Player of the Year election last March.

— Stanford Athletics/Palo Alto Online Sports


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