Cal graduate Alex Morgan and four former Stanford stars were named to the U.S. women's soccer team for the prestigious Algarve Cup on March 6-13 in Portugal. The Cardinal players are Nicole Barnhart, Rachel Buehler, Kelley O'Hara and Christen Press.
Barnhart will compete for the starting goalkeeper position, with Hope Solo out because of a wrist injury.
Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike was one of five women's basketball players named to the 2012-13 Capital One Academic All-America Division I team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday. Ogwumike has a 3.41 cumulative GPA while majoring in international relations.
In men's basketball, Saint Mary's Matthew Dellavedova made the second team and Santa Clara's Marc Trasolini the third team.