Stanford Cardinal

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Stanford Cardinal
Logo
UniversityStanford University
ConferencePac-12 Conference (primary)
America East (field hockey)
Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (men's gymnastics, men's volleyball, water polo, fencing)
PCCSC (sailing)
CSA (women's squash)
NCAADivision I (FBS)
Athletic directorBernard Muir
LocationStanford, California
Varsity teams38 (16 men’s, 20 women’s, 2 co-ed)
Football stadiumStanford Stadium
Basketball arenaMaples Pavilion
Baseball stadiumKlein Field at Sunken Diamond
Softball stadiumSmith Family Stadium
Soccer stadiumMaloney Field at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium
Aquatics centerAvery Aquatic Center
Rowing venueArrillaga Family Rowing and Sailing Center
Sailing venueArrillaga Family Rowing and Sailing Center
Tennis venueTaube Tennis Center
Other venues
MascotStanford Tree (unofficial)
NicknameCardinal[1]
Fight song
ColorsCardinal and white[2]
   
Websitewww.gostanford.com

The Stanford Cardinal are the athletic teams that represent Stanford University. As of the summer of 2023, Stanford's program has won 134 NCAA team championships, the most of any university. Stanford has won at least one NCAA team championship each academic year for 47 consecutive years, starting in 1976–77 and continuing through 2022–23. Stanford athletes have won 544 individual NCAA titles.

Stanford has won 26 of the 29 NACDA Directors' Cups, awarded annually to the most successful overall college sports program in the nation, including 25 consecutive Cups from 1994–95 through 2018–19. 177 Stanford-affiliated athletes have won a total of 296 Summer Olympic medals (150 gold, 79 silver, 67 bronze), including 26 medals at the 2020 Tokyo games.[3][4]

Stanford's teams compete at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I (Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) for college football) level as a member of the Pac-12 Conference, along with other schools from the western third of the United States.

Stanford will join the Atlantic Coast Conference at the start of the 2024–25 academic year. [5]

Nickname and mascot history[edit]

Cardinal red was chosen as Stanford's official color by an assembly of the university's first students in 1891.[1] White was adopted as a secondary color in the 1940s.[1]

Following Stanford's win over California in the first-ever Big Game on March 19, 1892, the team was metonymically referred to as the "Cardinal" by sportswriters in the next day's San Francisco Chronicle.[6] The university's athletic teams continued to be referred to as the "Cardinal" or "Cardinals" even after the adoption of the "Indians" name.[7]

1930 football ticket stub depicting the Stanford Indian mascot

On November 25, 1930, following a unanimous vote by the Executive Committee for the Associated Students, the athletic department adopted the mascot "Indian".[8]

On March 3, 1972,[9] a few months after the football team's second straight win in the Rose Bowl, the Indian symbol and name were dropped by Stanford president Richard Lyman[9] after objections from Native American students and a vote by the student senate.[1][10]

From 1972 to 1981, the official nickname returned to "Cardinals," a reference to the color, not the bird.[1][11] During the 1970s, a number of suggestions were put forth as possible nicknames: Robber Barons (a sly reference to Leland Stanford's history),[11] Sequoias, Trees, Railroaders, Spikes, Huns and Griffins. The last suggestion gained enough momentum to prompt the athletics department to move two griffin statues from the site of the former Stanford Home for Convalescent Children to near the athletic facilities.[1][12]

On November 17, 1981, school president Donald Kennedy declared that the athletic teams be represented by the color cardinal in its singular form.[1]

Stanford has no official mascot, but the Stanford Tree, a member of the Stanford Band wearing a self-designed tree costume, appears at major Stanford sports events. The Tree is based on El Palo Alto, a redwood tree in neighboring Palo Alto that appears in the Stanford seal and athletics logo.

Sports sponsored[edit]

Men's sports Women's sports
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Beach volleyball
Cross country Cross country
Fencing Fencing
Football Field hockey
Golf Golf
Gymnastics Gymnastics
Rowing Lacrosse
Soccer Rowing
Swimming and diving Rowing lightweight
Tennis Soccer
Track and field Softball
Volleyball Squash
Water polo Swimming and diving
Wrestling Synchronized swimming
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Water polo
Co-ed sports
Fencing · Sailing
† – Track and field includes both indoor and outdoor

Stanford University sponsors 38 varsity sports teams — 16 men's, 20 women's, and two coed sports — competing primarily in the NCAA Division I and the Pac-12 Conference. The rowing program competes in the Intercollegiate Rowing Association, the men's and women's gymnastics, men's volleyball, men's and women's water polo, and women's lacrosse all compete in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, the field hockey program competes in the America East Conference, sailing in the Intercollegiate Sailing Association, squash program in the College Squash Association, and the synchro program in the USA Synchro.

In July 2020, due to increased financial constraints caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford Athletics announced they will be eliminating 11 varsity teams after the conclusion of the 2020–2021 academic year: men's and women's fencing, field hockey, lightweight rowing, men's rowing, co-ed and women's sailing, squash, synchronized swimming, men's volleyball and wrestling.[13][14][15] These planned cuts were canceled in May 2021.[16][17]

Football[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Baseball[edit]

The Cardinal have appeared in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament 35 times, and have appeared in the College World Series 19 times. They have won two National Championships, in 1987 and 1988.

Field Hockey[edit]

Men's golf[edit]

The men's golf team has won nine NCAA Championships: 1938,[18] 1939, 1941, 1942 (co-champions), 1946, 1953, 1994, 2007, 2019. They have crowned three individual national champions: Sandy Tatum (1942), Tiger Woods (1996), and Cameron Wilson (2014). They have won 12 Pac-12 Conference championships: 1960, 1968, 1970, 1974, 1977 (south), 1992, 1994, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2019, and 2023.[19] Other notable players include Tom Watson, Bob Rosburg, NFL quarterback John Brodie, and Notah Begay III.

Women's golf[edit]

In 1971, Shelley Hamlin won the women's national intercollegiate individual golf championship (an event conducted by the Division of Girls' and Women's Sports, which evolved into the current NCAA women's golf championship). In 2015, Stanford won the team title in the first match play championship.[20] In 2021, Rachel Heck won the NCAA individual title.[21] In 2022, Rose Zhang won the NCAA individual title, and Stanford won the team title.[22] In 2023, Zhang won the individual title again, becoming the first woman to win two NCAA individual titles.[23]

Sailing[edit]

Stanford Sailing has won the following Intercollegiate Sailing Association championship events:

  • the ICSA Open Fleet Race Championship in 2023
  • the ICSA Open Team Race Championship in 1997
  • the ICSA Women's Fleet Race Championship in 2023
  • the ICSA Men's Singlehanded Championship in 1963, 2006, and 2022
  • the ICSA Women's Singlehanded Championship in 2000 and 2018[24]

In 2023, Stanford Sailing won the Leonard M. Fowle Trophy, which the ICSA awards annually to the best overall college team.[25]

In March 2019, John Vandemoer, Stanford University's head sailing coach for 11 years, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit racketeering for accepting bribes in the 2019 college admissions bribery scandal, to hold open admission spots at the university for three applicants falsely portrayed as competitive sailors, in exchange for $770,000 in payments to the sailing program.[26] Unlike others indicted in the scheme, he did not personally benefit financially.[27] The university fired Vandemoer.[26][28] Clinton Hayes was appointed interim head coach.[29]

Men's soccer[edit]

The Cardinal have appeared in the NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Tournament 20 times, including in 8 consecutive years from 2013 through 2020. They have seven appearances in the College Cup, winning the national championship in 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Women's soccer[edit]

The Cardinal won the NCAA women's soccer championship in 2011, 2017, and 2019.

Softball[edit]

The Cardinal softball team has appeared in three Women's College World Series, in 2001, 2004, and 2023. The Cardinal program was the co-champions of the PAC-10 conference in 2005, which is their only conference championship. The current head softball coach of the Stanford program is Jessica Allister.

Men's tennis[edit]

The Cardinal have won 17 NCAA Men's tennis championships: 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1988 through 1990, 1992, 1995 through 1998, and 2000.[30]

Women's tennis[edit]

The Cardinal have won 20 of the 41 NCAA women's tennis team championships that have taken place, winning in 1982, 1984, 1986 through 1991, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004 through 2006, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2018, and 2019.[31][32] Stanford also won the 1978 women's tennis championship, awarded by the AIAW. 2023 is the first year in which Stanford held fewer than half of the NCAA team championships ever awarded.

Stanford tennis players have won the individual singles championship many times:

Years Player Sponsoring organization.
1964 Jane Albert AIAW
1979 Kathy Jordan AIAW
1982 Alycia Moulton NCAA
1985 Linda Gates NCAA
1986 and 1987 Patty Fendick NCAA
1989 Sandra Birch NCAA
1990 Debbie Graham NCAA
1991 Sandra Birch NCAA
1997 Lilia Osterloh NCAA
2000 and 2001 Laura Granville NCAA
2003 and 2004 Amber Liu NCAA
2012 and 2013 Nicole Gibbs NCAA

[33]

Stanford tennis players have also won the doubles championship many times:

Years Players Sponsoring organization.
1962 Linda Yeomans and Carol Hanks AIAW
1967 Jane Albert and Julie Anthony AIAW
1976 and 1977 Susie Hagey and Diane Morrison AIAW
1978 Barbara Jordan and Kathy Jordan AIAW
1979 Kathy Jordan and Alycia Moulton AIAW
1981 Caryn Copeland and Alycia Moulton AIAW
1984 Linda Gates and Elise Burgin NCAA
1985 Linda Gates and Leigh Anne Eldridge NCAA
1990 Meredith McGrath and Teri Whitlinger NCAA
2002 Lauren Kalvaria and Gabriela Lastra NCAA
2005 Alice Barnes and Erin Burdette NCAA
2010 Hilary Barte and Lindsay Burdette NCAA
2011 Hilary Barte and Mallory Burdette NCAA
2012 Mallory Burdette and Nicole Gibbs NCAA

[34]

Women's volleyball[edit]

The Cardinal have won 9 NCAA Women's volleyball national championships: in 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2004, 2016, 2018 and 2019. Stanford has appeared in 17 championship games, more than any other team. Stanford has qualified for 41 of the 42 NCAA tournaments, missing the postseason only during the COVID-shortened 2020–21 season.[35] Only Penn State has appeared in all 42 tournaments.[36][37][38]

Women's water polo[edit]

The Cardinal have won 9 NCAA Women's volleyball national championships, more than any other university: in 2002, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2022, and 2023.[39] Stanford is the only program that has participated in every NCAA Championship since the event began in 2001. Stanford has advanced to the title match in 12 of the last 13 championships.[40]

Wrestling[edit]

The Stanford wrestling team is coached by Rob Koll, replacing Jason Borelli after he took the head coaching job at American University in 2021. In his 13 years as head coach, Borelli led the Cardinal to 122 dual wins, making him Stanford's winningest coach. The Cardinal wrestlers practice in the Weintz Family Wrestling Room, and compete on campus at Burnham Pavilion, with a capacity of about 1,400.[41]

The Cardinal wrestling team won the Pac-12 championship once, in 2019. They have placed in the top 19 at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships eight times: in 1967 (13th), 2004 (19th), 2008 (19th), 2011 (11th), 2012 (16th), 2016 (19th), 2021 (17th), and 2022 (19th).[42] Stanford has had two individual wrestling national champions in its history: Matt Gentry at 157 pounds in 2004 and Shane Griffith at 165 pounds in 2021.

Stanford's wrestling program was one of the eleven the school planned on eliminating after the 2020–21 season. In response, the team wore solid black singlets without the school logo. Wrestling fans also led a movement to keep the program afloat, before the school ultimately reversed its decision.

Notable non-varsity sports[edit]

Rugby[edit]

Stanford rugby team playing the All Blacks in 1913

Stanford has fielded a college rugby team since 1906, and replaced football entirely until 1917. Stanford achieved one of the most surprising victories of American rugby's early history by beating a touring Australian club team in 1912.[43] Rugby remained a varsity sport at Stanford until 1977.[44] Despite the loss of varsity status, the Stanford Rugby Foundation covers many of the team's expenses from an endowment fund. Rugby is one of the largest sports programs on campus with over 100 players.[44] Stanford Rugby is led by Director of Rugby Matt Sherman, who has served as an assistant coach for the U.S. men's national team.[45]

From 1996 to 1998 Stanford reached the national semifinals in three consecutive years, finishing second in 1998.[46] During the 2010–11 season, Stanford was champion of the Northern California conference, reached the national quarterfinals, and finished the season ranked 4th in D1-AA rugby.[47] Following the 2011–12 season, Stanford were promoted to Division 1-A and played in the California conference, but have since returned to Division 1-AA and now play in the Pacific Western conference. Stanford won the Pacific Western conference in 2014, earning a berth in the D1-AA national playoffs, where they defeated Oregon 24–12 at home in front of a strong crowd,[48] before losing to Arizona 27–24 in the quarterfinals.

Championships[edit]

NCAA team championships[edit]

Stanford has won 134 NCAA team national championships, the most of any Division 1 school in the NCAA.[49][22] Stanford has won these NCAA team championships in 20 different sports.

  • Men's (70)
    • Baseball (2): 1987, 1988
    • Basketball (1): 1942
    • Cross country (4): 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003
    • Golf (9): 1938, 1939, 1941, 1942, 1946, 1953, 1994, 2007, 2019
    • Gymnastics (9): 1992, 1993, 1995, 2009, 2011, 2019, 2021, 2022, 2023
    • Outdoor track & field (4): 1925 (unofficial), 1928, 1934, 2000
    • Soccer (3): 2015, 2016, 2017
    • Swimming (8): 1967, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1998
    • Tennis (17): 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000
    • Volleyball (2): 1997, 2010
    • Water polo (11): 1976, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1993, 1994, 2001, 2002, 2019
  • Women's (64)
    • Basketball (3): 1990, 1992, 2021
    • Cross country (5): 1996, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007
    • Golf (2): 2015, 2022
    • Rowing (2): 2009, 2023
    • Soccer (3): 2011, 2017, 2019
    • Swimming (11): 1983, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2017, 2018, 2019
    • Tennis (20): 1982, 1984, 1986 through 1991, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2018, 2019
    • Volleyball (9): 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2004, 2016, 2018, 2019
    • Water polo (9): 2002, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2022, 2023
† The NCAA started sponsoring the intercollegiate golf championship in 1939, but it retained the titles from the 41 championships previously conferred by the National Intercollegiate Golf Association in its records.

Other national team championships[edit]

Below are 39 national team titles in NCAA sports that were not bestowed by the NCAA:

  • Men's (17)
    • Basketball (1): 1937 (retroactive Helms[50] and Premo-Porretta[51] selectors)
    • Football (2): 1926,[52] 1940[53]
    • Tennis (1): 1942
    • Tennis (12) (indoor): 1973, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1985, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1998, 2000, 2002 (ITA)
    • Water polo (1): 1963 (coaches' poll)
  • Women's (22)
    • Rowing (9) (lightweight): 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 (IRA)
    • Swimming (1): 1980 (AIAW)
    • Tennis (1): 1978 (AIAW)
    • Tennis (10) (indoor): 1989, 1990, 1993, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011 (ITA)
    • Water polo (1): 1985 (USA Water Polo)
‡ Unofficial by virtue of winning both the collegiate individual and doubles crowns of the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association

Below are 42 national team titles won by Stanford varsity and club sports teams at the highest collegiate levels in non-NCAA sports:

  • Men's (5)
    • Rugby (1) (Div. II): 2002
    • Sailing, offshore large boats (2): 1967, 1968
    • Ultimate (2): 1984, 2002
  • Women's (24)
    • Archery (2) (recurve): 2006, 2007
    • Rugby (4): 1999, 2005, 2006, 2008
    • Synchronized swimming (9): 1998, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013, 2016, 2021 (USA Synchro collegiate championships)
    • Table tennis (1): 2006
    • Ultimate (8): 1997, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2016
  • Combined (13)
    • Badminton (3): 1997, 1998, 1999
    • Canoe/Kayak (4) (flatwater): 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
    • Cycling (4) (road): 1995, 1996, 1997, 2007
    • Sailing (1) (team race): 1997 (ICSA)
    • Taekwondo (1): 2013

Consecutive years winning NCAA team championships[edit]

Stanford has won at least one NCAA team championship each academic year for 47 consecutive years, starting in 1976–77 and continuing through 2022–23. This is the longest such streak in NCAA history. The second-longest NCAA championship streak ever was 19 years, achieved by USC from 1959–60 through 1977-78. As of the summer of 2023, the second-longest active streak was five years.[54]

The most NCAA team championships Stanford has won in a single year is six in 1996–97 (men's and women's cross-country, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's volleyball) and again in 2018–19 (men's golf and gymnastics and women's volleyball, swimming, tennis and water polo). Stanford has won five NCAA team championships in a year three times (1991–92, 1994–95, and 1997–98). Stanford won 3 of the 7 NCAA team championships awarded in the 2019-2020 academic year, when, due to COVID, only the fall sports were contested.

Stanford has won two NCAA team championships in a single day three times: in men's and women's cross-country on November 25, 1996; in men's and women's cross-country on November 24, 2003; and in men's water polo and women's soccer on December 8, 2019.

NCAA individual championships[edit]

Stanford athletes have won 540 NCAA individual championships as of January 23, 2023.[55]

Stanford's 540 individual championships are the most individual championships won by any school in NCAA Division I. No other Division I school is within 100 of Stanford's total.

Directors' Cups[edit]

Stanford won the NACDA Directors' Cup in 25 consecutive academic years, from 1994–95 through 2018–19, and won again in 2022–2023. Stanford was the runner-up the other years the Directors'Cup has been awarded: 1993–94, 2020–21, and 2021–22.

The Directors' Cup recognizes the most successful overall sports program in NCAA Division I.[56] It is awarded annually by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). The Directors' Cup rewards broad-based success in both men's and women's college sports. Points are awarded based on post-season success in NCAA-sponsored sports.[57]

Stanford finished second in the first Directors' Cup competition in 1993–94, behind North Carolina. Stanford won its first Directors' Cup the following year, 1994–95. From 1994–95 through 2018–19, Stanford won 25 Directors' Cups in a row. When the Directors' Cup was next awarded, in 2020–21, Stanford finished second, behind Texas.[58]

Athletic facilities[edit]

Rivals[edit]

The Cardinal's rivals consist of California, Notre Dame, San Jose State, and USC, which all primarily evolved from American football.

Olympics representation[edit]

Stanford athletes have traditionally been very well represented at the Summer Olympics.[59] 175 Stanford-affiliated athletes have won a total of 296 Summer Olympic medals (150 gold, 79 silver, 67 bronze). In the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Stanford sent 47 current or former student athletes, 32 of whom competed for the United States, 14 for other countries, and one as a coach for the United States softball team.[60] In all, Stanford athletes won 25 medals:[61] For the 2012 London Olympics, 39 athletes were from Stanford and 26 represented Team USA.[62] Stanford athletes won 27 medals at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro games and 26 medals at the 2020 Tokyo games.[63]

Stanford does not compete at the varsity level in any events contested at the Winter Olympics. Stanford students and alums who have won Winter Olympic medals include John Coyle, Eileen Gu, Eric Heiden, Sami Jo Small, and Debi Thomas.

Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame[edit]

The Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame was established on December 21, 1954. Envisioned by Walt Gamage, sports editor of the now-defunct Palo Alto Times, the first class of inductees consisted of 34 Stanford sports greats. New members are inducted annually and are recognized during halftime of a home Stanford football game. The Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame Room is located on the first floor of the Arrillaga Family Sports Center on the Stanford campus.[64]

Sport Hall of Fame members
Baseball Mike Aldrete, Jeff Austin, Jeff Ballard, Bob Boone, Joe Borchard, Bobby Brown, Paul Carey, Joe Chez, Steve Davis, Bert Delmas, Mike Dotterer, Frank Duffy, Steve Dunning, Chuck Essegian, Dutch Fehring (coach), John Gall, Warren Goodrich, Jeffrey Hammonds, Eric Hardgrave, Jim Hibbs, A. J. Hinch, Ralph Holding, Ken Lilly, Jim Lonborg, Rick Lundblade, Mark Marquess (player and coach), David McCarty, Jack McDowell, Dave Melton, Lloyd Merriman, Pete Middlekauff, Bob Murphy, Mike Mussina, Kyle Peterson, Larry Reynolds, Randy Rintala, Jack Shepard, Stan Spencer, Ed Sprague, Cook Sypher, Zeb Terry, Sandy Vance, Ray Young
Men's basketball Forddy Anderson, John Arrillaga, Kimberly Belton, Mike Bratz, John Bunn (coach), Don Burness, Josh Childress, Jarron Collins, Jason Collins, Bill Cowden, Howie Dallmar (player and coach), Ken Davidson, Tom Dose, Everett Dean (coach), Don Griffin, Art Harris, Casey Jacobsen, Keith Jones, Adam Keefe, Rich Kelley, Brevin Knight, Arthur Lee, Todd Lichti, Hank Luisetti, Mark Madsen, Nip McHose, Mike Montgomery (coach), Bryan "Dinty" Moore, Paul Neumann, Jim Pollard, John Revelli, Swede Righter, Harlow Rothert, George Selleck, Art Stoefen, Claude Terry, Ron Tomsic, Sebron "Ed" Tucker, Ed Voss, Jim Walsh, Don Williams, Howard Wright, George Yardley
Women's basketball Jayne Appel, Jennifer Azzi, Kristin Folkl, Sonja Henning, Jeanne Ruark Hoff, Nneka Ogwumike, Nicole Powell, Olympia Scott, Kate Starbird, Katy Steding, Trisha Stevens, Tara VanDerveer (coach), Val Whiting, Candice Wiggins
Men's cross country Brad Hauser, Don Kardong, Bob King, Harry McCalla, Duncan Macdonald
Women's cross country Monal Chokshi, Alicia Craig, Lauren Fleshman, Ceci Hopp, Arianna Lambie, PattiSue Plumer, Kim Schnurpfeil-Griffin, Alison Wiley Rochon
Men's diving Rick Schavone (coach)
Women's diving Cassidy Krug, Eileen Richetelli, Rick Schavone (coach)
Fencing Nick Bravin, Al Snyder, Felicia Zimmermann
Field hockey Nancy White-Lippe
Football Frankie Albert, Frank Alustiza, Bruno Banducci, Benny Barnes, Guy Benjamin, John Brodie, Jackie Brown, George Buehler, Don Bunce, Chris Burford, Ernie Caddel, Gordy Ceresino, Jack Chapple, Toi Cook, Bill Corbus, Murray Cuddeback, Ed Cummings, Dud DeGroot, Steve Dils, Pat Donovan, Mike Dotterer, John Elway, Chuck Evans, Skip Face, Hugh Gallarneau, Bobby Garrett, Ron George, Toby Gerhart, Bobby Grayson, Bob "Bones" Hamilton, Ray Handley, Walt Heinecke, Tony Hill, Biff Hoffman, Brian Holloway, Dick Horn, Dick Hyland, Alex Karakozoff, Gary Kerkorian, Gordon King, Pete Kmetovic, Jim Lawson, Pete Lazetich, Vic Lindskog, James Lofton, Andrew Luck, John Lynch, Norm Manoogian, Ken Margerum, Ed McCaffrey, Bill McColl, Duncan McColl, Hal McCreery, Glyn Milburn, Phil Moffatt, Bob Moore, Sam Morley, Monk Moscrip, Wes Muller, Brad Muster, Darrin Nelson, Ernie Nevers, Dick Norman, Blaine Nye, Don Parish, John Paye, Jim Plunkett, Seraphim Post, John Ralston (coach), Bob Reynolds, Don Robesky, Ken Rose, Harlow Rothert, John Sande III, Clark Shaughnessy (coach), Harry Shipkey, Ted Shipkey, Jeff Siemon, Bob Sims, Malcolm Snider, Norm Standlee, Steve Stenstrom, Roger Stillwell, Bill Tarr, Chuck Taylor (player, coach and athletic director), Dink Templeton, Keith Topping, Tommy Vardell, Randy Vataha, Garin Veris, Bill Walsh (coach), Pop Warner (coach), Gene Washington, Bob Whitfield, Paul Wiggin (player and coach), Kailee Wong, Dave Wyman
Men's golf Notah Begay, Warren Berl, Bud Brownell, Bob Cardinal, Art Doering, Don Edwards, Bud Finger (coach), Wally Goodwin (coach), Lawson Little, Dick McElyea, Malcolm MacNaughton, Bob Rosburg, Charles Seaver, Steve Smith, Frank "Sandy" Tatum, Eddie Twiggs (coach), Tom Watson, Tiger Woods
Women's golf Patricia Cornett, Larissa Fontaine, Shelley Hamlin, Kathleen McCarthy-Scrivner, Mhairi McKay, Anne Quast-Sander, Sally Voss Krueger, Mickey Wright
Men's gymnastics Steve Hug, Jon Louis, Jair Lynch, Ted Marcy, Josh Stein
Women's gymnastics Larissa Fontaine, Carly Janiga, Tabitha Yim
Men's rowing Dan Ayrault, James Fifer, Conn Findlay (coach), Duvall Hecht, Kent Mitchell, Edward P. Ferry, Kurt Seiffert
Women's rowing Elle Logan, Grace Fattal Luczak, Cathy Thaxton-Tippett
Rugby Marty Feldman, Joe Neal, Dick Ragsdale
Sailing Anika Leerssen
Skiing Bob Blatt
Men's soccer Klas Bergman, Harry Maloney (coach), Ryan Nelsen
Women's soccer Nicole Barnhart, Rachel Buehler, Jessica Fischer, Julie Foudy, Sarah Rafanelli, Kelley O'Hara, Christen Press
Softball Ashley Hansen, Lauren Lappin, Jessica Mendoza, Dana Sorensen
Men's swimming Bob Anderson, Ernie Brandsten (coach), Mike Bruner, Greg Buckingham, Emmet Cashin, Austin Clapp, Pete Desjardins, Dave Fall, John Ferris, Wade Flemons, James Gaughran, Kurt Grote, Paul Hait, George Harrison, Tom Haynie (coach), John Hencken, Marty Hull, Brian Job, Skip Kenney (coach), Jeff Kostoff, John Moffett, Robin Moore, Pablo Morales, Jay Mortenson, Anthony Mosse, Sean Murphy, Wally O'Connor, Clarence Pinkston, Brian Retterer, Jeff Rouse, Dick Roth, Ralph Sala, Al White, Ted Wiget, Tom Wilkens
Women's swimming Marjorie Gestring Bowman, Elaine Breeden, Sharon Stouder Clark, Marybeth Linzmeier Dorst, Catherine Fox, Sharon Geary Gee, George Haines (coach), Brenda Helser De Morelos, Misty Hyman, Jenna Johnson-Younker, Janel Jorgensen, Tara Kirk, Lea Loveless Maurer, Susan Rapp von der Lippe, Eileen Richetelli, Shelly Ripple, Chris von Saltza Olmstead, Summer Sanders, Julia Smit, Jenny Thompson
Synchronized swimming Sara Lowe, Heather Olson
Men's tennis Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan, Joe Coughlin, Jim Davies, Laurence Dee, Jim Delaney, Bennett Dey, John Doeg, Jack Douglas, Jack Frost, Keith Gledhill, Dan Goldie, Paul Goldstein, Dick Gould (coach), Alan Herrington, Cranston Holman, Alex Kim, Sam Lee, Alex Mayer, Tim Mayotte, Ralph McElvenny, John McEnroe, Patrick McEnroe, Matt Mitchell, R. Lindley Murray, Philip Neer, Alex O'Brien, Jared Palmer, Ted Schroeder, William Seward, Roscoe Tanner, James Wade, John Whitlinger
Women's tennis Jane Albert Willens, Julia Anthony, Sandra Birch, Frank Brennan (coach), Patty Fendick-McCain, Linda Gates, Nicole Gibbs, Laura Granville, Debbie Graham, Susan Hagey Wall, Carol Hanks, Julie Heldman, Barbara Jordan, Kathy Jordan, Amber Liu, Diane Morrison Shropshire, Meredith McGrath, Alycia Moulton, Lilia Osterloh
Men's track and field Terry Albritton, Gaylord Bryan, Otis Chandler, Ernie Cunliffe, Gordon Dunn, Hec Dyer, Ben Eastman, Ward Edmonds, Tiny Hartranft, Brad Hauser, Bud Held, Clyde Jeffrey, Gabe Jennings, Payton Jordan (coach), Don Kardong, Bob King, Morris Kirksey, Sam Klopstock, Eric Krenz, Henri Laborde, Hugo "Swede" Leistner, James Lofton, Leo Long, John Lyman, Harry McCalla, Duncan MacDonald, Ray Malott, Bob Mathias, August Meier, Bill Miller, Ted Miller, Larry Questad, Jim Reynolds, Bill Richardson, Harlow Rothert, Bud Spencer, Toby Stevenson, Bob Stoecker, Dink Templeton (coach), Jack Weiershauser, Dave Weill, Pete Zagar
Women's track and field Lisa Bernhagen, Carol Cady, Kori Carter, Monal Chokshi, Alicia Craig, Pam Dukes, Jackie Edwards, Lauren Fleshman, Ceci Hopp, Arianna Lambie, Tracye Lawyer, Erica McLain, PattiSue Plumer, Kim Schnurpfeil-Griffin, Alison Wiley Rochon
Men's volleyball Canyon Ceman, Scott Fortune, Dan Hanan, Michael Lambert, Jon Root
Women's volleyball Foluke Akinradewo, Kristin Klein Keefe, Alix Klineman, Ogonna Nnamani, Beverly Oden, Kim Oden, Wendi Rush, Lisa Sharpley-Vanacht, Don Shaw (coach), Teresa Smith-Richardson, Logan Tom, Kerri Walsh, Cary Wendell Wallin
Men's water polo Tony Azevedo, James Bergeson, Doug Burke, Jody Campbell, Austin Clapp, Dante Dettamanti (coach), Chris Dorst, Charles K. Fletcher, John Gansel, James Gaughran, Marty Hull, Craig Klass, Drew McDonald, Alan Mouchawar, Wally O'Connor, John Parker, Gary Sheerer, Ted Wiget
Women's water polo Margie Dingeldein, Ellen Estes, Jackie Frank, Melissa Seidemann, Brenda Villa
Wrestling Tanner Gardner, Matt Gentry, Vern Jones
Service Ted Leland (athletic director), Don Liebendorfer (sports information director), Linda Meier, Sam MacDonald (grounds superintendent), Al Masters (athletic director), George Shultz

See also[edit]

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