2009–10 Stanford Cardinal women's basketball team

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2009–10 Stanford Cardinal women's basketball
Stanford plain block "S" logo.svg
Pacific-10 Champion
Pacific-10 Tournament Champion
NCAA, Runner-up
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #2
AP #2
2009–10 record 36–2 (18–0 Pac-10)
Head coach Tara VanDerveer (25th year)
Assistant coach Amy Tucker
Associate Head Coach (25th year)
Assistant coach Bobbie Kelsey
Assistant Coach (3rd year)
Assistant coach Kate Paye
Assistant Coach (3rd year)
Home arena Maples Pavilion
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
2009–10 Pacific-10 Conference women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 †-Stanford 18 0   1.000     36 2   .947
#23 UCLA 15 3   .833     25 9   .735
USC 12 6   .667     19 12   .613
California 11 7   .611     24 13   .649
Arizona State 9 9   .500     18 14   .563
Oregon 7 11   .389     18 16   .529
Washington 7 11   .389     13 18   .419
Arizona 6 12   .333     14 17   .452
Washington State 3 15   .167     8 22   .267
Oregon State 2 16   .111     11 20   .355
2010 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
As of April 6, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Stanford Cardinal women's basketball team represented Stanford University in the 2009–10 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Cardinal, coached by Tara VanDerveer. and a member of the Pacific-10 Conference, won the conference's regular-season and tournament titles, and was the runner-up at the NCAA championship.[1]

Offseason[edit]

  • May 17: All five Stanford women's basketball players invited to the USA Basketball trials camps were named finalists for their respective teams. Freshmen Sarah Boothe and Nnemkadi Ogwumike were among the 14 finalists named for the USA Women's U19 World Championship Team. Junior Jayne Appel and sophomores Kayla Pedersen and Jeanette Pohlen were among the 14 finalists named for the 2009 USA Women's World University Games Team.
Appel, Pedersen and Pohlen will return to Colorado Springs, Colo. on June 18 for training camp. The camp will last until the team's departure on June 25 for the 2009 World University Games. The 12-woman roster will be named prior to the team's departure for the Games, which are set to take place from July 1–11 in Belgrade, Serbia.
Boothe and Ogwumike will return to Colorado Springs for training camp on July 9, where the final 12-woman roster for the U19 World Championship will be determined. The 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship is set to take place from July 23–August 2 in Bangkok, Thailand.[2]
  • July 30: The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), on behalf of the Wade Coalition, announced the 2009–2010 preseason "Wade Watch" list for The State Farm Wade Trophy Division I Player of the Year. Three players from the Cardinal, Jayne Appel, Kayla Pederson and Jeannette Pohlen, have been named to the 2009–10 preseason "Wade Watch" list,[3] which is made up of top NCAA Division I student-athletes who best embody the spirit of Lily Margaret Wade. This is based on the following criteria: game and season statistics, leadership, character, effect on their team and overall playing ability.
  • August 21: The 2009–10 preseason candidates list for the Women’s Wooden Award was released, naming 31 student athletes. Jayne Appel and Jeanette Pohlen from Stanford were two of the candidates.[4]

Regular season[edit]

  • Jayne Appel became the leading rebounder in Pac-10 history on 27 February 2010, surpassing Lisa Leslie's record of 1,214 career rebounds.[5]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site


Result Record
Pre-Season Schedule
November 1* 2:00 PM Vanguard #2 Maples PavilionStanford, California W 107–49 
November 8* 2:00 PM UC San Diego #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 107–55 
Non-Conference Regular Season Schedule
November 13* 4:00 PM at Old Dominion #2 Ted Constant Convocation CenterNorfolk, Virginia W 89–56  1–0
November 15* 11:00 AM at #25 Rutgers #2 Louis Brown Athletic CenterPiscataway, New Jersey W 81–66  2–0
November 19* 7:00 PM Pepperdine #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 99–50  3–0
November 22* 2:00 PM at UC Davis #2 The PavilionDavis, California W 76–51  4–0
November 27* 1:00 PM Utah #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 60–41  5–0
November 29* 2:00 PM Gonzaga #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 105–74  6–0
December 13* 2:00 PM DePaul #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 96–60  7–0
December 15* 7:00 PM #7 Duke #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 71–55  8–0
December 19* 11:30 AM #3 Tennessee #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 67–52  9–0
December 23* 2:30 PM at #1 Connecticut #2 XL CenterHartford, Connecticut L 68–80  9–1
December 30* 7:00 PM at Fresno State #2 Save Mart CenterFresno, California W 68–46  10–1
Pacific-10 Conference Regular Season Schedule
January 2 12:00 PM California #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 79–58  11–1 (1–0 Pac-10)
January 8 7:00 PM at USC #2 Galen CenterLos Angeles, California W 82–62  12–1 (2–0 Pac-10)
January 10 2:00 PM at UCLA #2 Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, California W 65–61  13–1 (3–0 Pac-10)
January 14 7:00 PM Washington State #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 80–43  14–1 (4–0 Pac-10)
January 16 2:00 PM Washington #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 66–51  15–1 (5–0 Pac-10)
January 21 7:00 PM at Oregon State #2 Gill ColiseumCorvallis, Oregon W 63–47  16–1 (6–0 Pac-10)
January 23 11:30 AM at Oregon #2 McArthur CourtEugene, Oregon W 100–80  17–1 (7–0 Pac-10)
January 28 7:00 PM Arizona State #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 71–48  18–1 (8–0 Pac-10)
January 30 2:00 PM Arizona #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 82–63  19–1 (9–0 Pac-10)
February 4 7:00 PM UCLA #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 74–53  20–1 (10–0 Pac-10)
February 7 1:00 PM USC #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 77–39  21–1 (11–0 Pac-10)
February 12 7:00 PM at Washington #2 Bank of America ArenaSeattle, Washington W 58–36  22–1 (12–0 Pac-10)
February 14 12:00 PM at Washington State #2 Beasley ColiseumPullman, Washington W 98–67  23–1 (13–0 Pac-10)
February 18 7:00 PM Oregon #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 104–60  24–1 (14–0 Pac-10)
February 20 8:00 PM Oregon State #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California W 82–48  25–1 (15–0 Pac-10)
February 25 6:00 PM at Arizona State #2 Wells Fargo ArenaTempe, Arizona W 62–43  26–1 (16–0 Pac-10)
February 27 2:00 PM at Arizona #2 McKale CenterTucson, Arizona W 75–48  27–1 (17–0 Pac-10)
March 6 12:30 PM at California #2 Haas PavilionBerkeley, California W 63–48  28–1 (18–0 Pac-10)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

Postseason[edit]

Pac-10 Basketball Tournament[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site


Result Record
Pacific-10 Conference Tournament
March 12 1:15 PM vs. Arizona #2 Galen CenterLos Angeles, California W 72–52  29–1
March 13 2:30 PM vs. California #2 Galen Center • Los Angeles, California W 64–44  30–1
March 14 3:00 PM vs. #23 UCLA #2 Galen Center • Los Angeles, California W 70–46  31–1
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

NCAA Basketball Tournament[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site


Result Record
NCAA Tournament
March 20* 7:30 PM vs. UC Riverside #2 Maples PavilionStanford, California
(First Round)
W 79–47  32–1
March 22* 6:30 pm vs. #8 Iowa #2 Maples Pavilion • Stanford, California
(Second Round)
W 96–67  33–1
March 27* 6:00 pm vs. #5 Georgia #2 Arco ArenaSacramento, California
(Regional Semifinals - Sweet Sixteen)
W 73–36  34–1
March 29* 6:00 pm vs. Xavier #2 Arco Arena • Sacramento, California
(Regional Final - Elite Eight)
W 55–53  35–1
April 4* 4:00 PM vs. #12 Oklahoma #2 AlamodomeSan Antonio, Texas
(Semifinals - Final Four)
W 73–66  36–1
April 6* 5:30 PM vs. #1 Connecticut #2 Alamodome • San Antonio, Texas
(Championship)
L 53–47  36–2
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

Awards and honors[edit]

Team players drafted into the WNBA[edit]

Round Pick Player WNBA Club
1 5 Jayne Appel San Antonio Spurs

See also[edit]

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