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Sports - March 1, 2019

Sports Shorts

CARDINAL CORNER ...The 11thy-ranked Stanford baseball team beat visiting USF, 8-3, Wednesday at Sunken Diamond. The Cardinal (7-1) open a three-game series at Cal State Fullerton Friday. Brandon Wulff, hit two home runs and drove in four. His second blast cleared the trees and landed on Stanford Field Hockey's Varsity Turf. Kyle Stowers had a season-high three hits, Maverick Handley was 2-for-4 with two runs and Duke Kinamon drove in a pair as part of Stanford's six-run fifth inning . . . Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer is one of 15 coaches named as late season candidates for the 2019 Werner Ladder Naismith Women's College Coach of the Year the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Wednesday. She previously won the award in 1990 and 2011 . . . Future Stanford student-athlete Liam Anderson of Redwood High School in Larkspur was named the 2018-19 Gatorade National Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year on Wednesday. Anderson was surprised with the trophy immediately following his AP English Literature Composition class, surrounded by teammates, friends, family and coaches.

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