Fireworks will explode above and around every city in America tonight, though most Cardinal fans are still reliving the sight of the late-May verbal commitment from the nation's #4 women's basketball recruit. Kayla Pedersen singularly electrified the start of Stanford's 2007 recruiting, for both the program and its fans. We trace the story here of how and why that commitment came to be.
July 4, 2006
The WNBA does not have a history of blockbuster trades, so when one team swaps a starter for three other players it's a big deal. Such a trade went down on March 3 when Sacramento sent Tangela Smith and its second round pick to Charlotte for Erin Buescher and Stanford alumnae <b>Nicole Powell</b> and <b>Olympia Scott-Richardson</b>. Let's take a look at what this deal means for the teams and players involved.
March 16, 2005
The graduating senior class for Stanford Women's Basketball was special - no doubt. We know how much they lifted the program every year the played on The Farm, but their departure does not mean the end for Tara's troops. In fact, we can think of five fantastic reasons you can and should get excited about the 2004-05 season just around the corner, with plenty of breakout talent ready to elevate Stanford hoops.
June 17, 2004
VandyMania's Whitney D. was on the road again last weekend-- she brings back this photo gallery from the WNBA's Charlotte Sting training camp, where rookies Jenni Benningfield (Vanderbilt), Kelly Mazzante (Penn State) and Nicole Powell (Stanford) are working hard to try to land roster spots.
May 5, 2004
Lost in the myriad of Stanford sporting news today around campus and beyond, Cardinal senior guard/forward Nicole Powell was taken with the third overall pick today in the WNBA Draft in New Jersey by the Charlotte Sting. For her quotes and those of the Sting GM/head coach who made the pick that puts a lot of pressure on the Stanford superstar, read on...
April 17, 2004
Some say Tennessee is lucky to be in the Midwest Regional final against Stanford tonight because the Lady Vols benefitted from a foul called at the end of the Baylor game that sent Tasha Butts to the line with 0.2 seconds remaining.
March 30, 2004