Stanford rolls by Princeton in first round to advance to NCAA semifinals
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Maggie Steffens and Kiley Neushul each scored three times and Stanford defeated Princeton 7-2 in NCAA quarterfinal action at Avery Aquatic Center on Friday afternoon. The Cardinal advance to the NCAA semifinal on Saturday evening against Southern California.
The Cardinal took advantage of their man-up and penalty opportunities. Steffens converted on two of Stanford’s 6-on-5 chances, once in the first quarter and once in the second, and Neushul put home two of her scores on five-meter penalty shots.
Dani Jackovich tallied Stanford’s other goal of the day, scoring her 28th of the year with 1:42 on the clock in the first quarter.
Gabby Stone made eight saves in the cage for the Cardinal.