Starting guard Toni Kokenis ended her Stanford basketball career Friday by taking a medical retirement because of head injuries that limited her minutes last season.

The school also announced Aly Beebe suffered a torn knee ligament during a recent workout and will miss the 2013-14 season. It is Beebe's third ACL injury -- the others coming during her high school career in Santa Maria.

Kokenis, an Oak Brook, Ill., native, will remain with the team for her senior year as she works toward a degree in human biology.

"Toni Kokenis has been an integral part of our program's continued success and even though she won't be on the court, we know she'll continue to provide leadership and guidance in her new role," coach Tara VanDerveer said in a statement.

Kokenis suffered a concussion during spring workouts in 2012 and sustained a second head trauma during Stanford's 65-45 win at Oregon State on Feb. 3. She missed the final 14 games of the 2012-13 season.

Kokenis was named to the All-Pac-12 team as a sophomore.

Aquatics

Stanford's Kristian Ipsen (De La Salle High) finished 12th in the men's 3-meter springboard at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. He had 413.35 points, highlighted by 84 points on a reverse 3½ tuck. He Chong won a third straight 3-meter title with 544.95 points.


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  • Stanford's Alex Bowen had three goals as the U.S. beat Canada 8-7 and placed second in Group B at the water polo World Championships in Barcelona. Cal grad John Mann had two goals, and Stanford alums Tony Azevedo and Janson Wigo had one each. Matt DeTrane (Campolindo High) also had a goal.

    Golf

    Bethany Wu beat Livermore's Casie Cathrea 4 and 3 in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Girls' Junior Amateur at Sycamore Hills (Ind.). Also, Lakareber Abe beat Benicia's Kathleen Scavo 4 and 3.

    Tennis

    The top-ranked doubles team of former Stanford twins Bob and Mike Bryan pulled out of next week's Citi Open in Washington, citing an injury to Bob's shoulder.

    Basketball

    Gabby Green of St. Mary's High had four points and five rebounds, and the unbeaten U.S. women's team routed Japan 108-67 to clinch a spot in the semifinals of the FIBA Under-19 World Championships in Lithuania.

    Wire services contributed to this report.