Melanie Murphy: Taking Stock

Melanie Murphy's point guard skills are a hot commodity for Stanford heading into Pac-10 conference play in January.
December 17, 2008

Card Speed By USF

The Bootleg's Women's Hoops Columnist Sue Bair reports in on the Cardinal women's impressive 96-61 home victory over USF on Wednesday night. Superstars Candice Wiggins and Jayne Appel had a rare opportunity to play light minutes as the rest of the squad made light work of the height-disadvantaged Dons. Stanford can now prepare for Sunday's anticipated matchup vs. a fairly dangerous UC Davis team.
November 30, 2007

Rebounding from Mediocre Shooting

Multi-sport Contributing Columnist Warren Grimes takes a closer look at some of the telling statistics produced by the still officially undefeated and #4-ranked Stanford Women's Basketball team through its first few games. Heading into the Paradise Jam tourney in the U.S. Virgin Islands, improved outside shooting vs. #2 UConn on Thanksgiving night will surely will be high on the Cardinal agenda.
November 21, 2007

Why JJ Hones Will Be the Starting Point Guard

Another year, another round of debates shall ensue surrounding the Stanford backcourt. Senior Candice Wiggins is set for a fourth and final All-American season, but can Stanford's megastar play off the ball? To resolve that question, the Card turn to a trio of young point guards each with one season of college experience. Who will win that battle? We present their stats and our answer: JJ Hones.
August 19, 2007

Florida State Photo Gallery

The final result was disappointing, but the team and season were one to celebrate for Stanford Women's Basketball. For a final time, take a look at the Cardinal in action with these sensational 28 courtside photos (courtesy Mark Godi) of the NCAA Tournament game versus Florida State. All your favorites in action: Candice Wiggins, Brooke Smith, Jayne Appel, Jillian Harmon and more.
March 23, 2007

ISU Post-Game Quotes: Tara VanDerveer

As expected, Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer was pleased with her team's play in the NCAA Tournament opener against Idaho State. She talked afterward about the shooting of Cissy Pierce and Brooke Smith against the Bengals' zone, historical comparisons of Stanford's frontline, the passing of Jayne Appel, the NCAA debut of Melanie Murphy and more.
March 18, 2007

The View from Press Row: Idaho State

As bad as things went in Lexington 48 hours earlier for the men, the Stanford women enjoyed an equal magnitude of success in their NCAA opener Saturday at Maples Pavilion. Cissy Pierce got it started, and Brooke Smith kept it going... and going. Stanford smoked Idaho State in every aspect of the 96-58 first round victory, which we enjoyed from the sideline. Relive it with us, blow by blow.
March 17, 2007

Pac-10 Finals Post-Game Quotes

Ridding the taste in their mouths of last year's Pac-10 Tournament finals loss, Stanford savored Monday's victory over Arizona State in this year's championship game. Afterward Tara VanDerveer praised her players and discussed the zone defense and jumbo lineup she employed in the game. Also comments from Candice Wiggins, Brooke Smith, Jayne Appel, Kristen Newlin and Jillian Harmon.
March 7, 2007