Stanford Memories


Did you compete on a Stanford team? Have a favorite Big Game experience? Share your memories from Stanford Athletics. Go Cardinal!

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Big Game '90

Big Game ’90 at Cal. I had a really cool new Stanford windbreaker. Stanford won in the last 20 seconds. Walking out of the game … Cal students were throwing paintballs … a bright yellow blob on the back of my new Stanford gear.

Magnus ChristonClass of '90

Humble pie

Wiped out on the tennis court after 15 minutes of playing a student athlete. I was humbled by an extraordinary athlete, Carolyn McVeigh.

Rob ReichProfessor, political science

My life as Tree

Great memories as Tree No. 2. Also re-engaging with the Tree community after the 50th anniversary of the Band and the Tree union.

Robert Siegel'76, MA '77, MD '90, professor

Stanford football game

Throughout high school, sports were never a big deal since our team wasn’t very well-known within the state. Coming to Stanford meant I was suddenly surrounded by unconditional Cardinal love and spirit. Attending my first game — even though it was only a “viewing” on…

Niki SaelouClass of 2020

First Stanford Activities Fair

I remember the first time I came to the Activities Fair, for Admit Weekend. I was overwhelmed by all the clubs and sports and programs. Six months later I am no less overwhelmed. But that’s good.

TylerClass of 2020

Eric LutkinBS '82

Bob Simon (photo)AB '53; MBA '59

97 Pound Weakling Turned Athlete

Much to my surprise, and his, in my junior year in high school our track coach discovered a new miler. I also ran the half-mile at times, and, by graduation, had the school record in both events. Enter Stanford, where I received a full tuition…

Bob SimonAB '53; MBA '59

Sydnee Journel & Erika BustamanteBS '11, MS '11 & Phd '11

Scott StockerAB 1990

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