Vanderbilt kept Stanford coach Mark Marquess from career win No. 1,500 in his first attempt, beating the Cardinal 4-1 on Friday in the opener of a three-game series in Nashville, Tenn.

Only six baseball coaches in NCAA history have reached that milestone. Marquess' record is 1,499-786-7.

Stanford (4-5) had just four hits against the Commodores (8-2), who are ranked No. 4 by Collegiate Baseball.

Santa Clara (5-6) fell to Oklahoma 8-4 in the Sanderson Ford Classic in Surprise, Ariz., despite Casey Munoz's three-run homer in the eighth inning.

San Jose State (2-8, 1-3 Mountain West) lost 6-4 at Nevada. Trailing 6-1, the Spartans closed the gap with three runs in the seventh inning.

Rain forced the postponement of Cal-Baylor in San Diego and San Diego State-Saint Mary's in Moraga.

  • Cal and Stanford combined to sweep the six swimming events on the third day of the Pac-12 women's championships in Federal Way, Wash. Missy Franklin (200-yard freestyle) and Rachel Boostma (100 backstroke) won individual events and Cal took the 400 medley relay. Stanford's Maya DiRado (400 IM), Katie Olsen (100 breaststroke) and Felicia Lee (100 butterfly) also won individual events. Cal leads with 1,019.5 points -- 52.5 ahead of Stanford.

    Stanford's Kristian Ipsen won the 1-meter event in the diving portion of the Pac-12 championships in Federal Way, a day after placing second behind Arizona State's Riley McCormick in the 3-meter event.

  • No. 15 Stanford (15-4) beat Central Arkansas 7-3 and fell to South Florida 3-2 at softball's Under Armour Invitational in Tampa. Fla. Kayla Bonstrom and Leah White combined for seven of the Cardinal's 14 hits.

    Santa Clara (0-9) jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the second inning but fell 8-4 to Boston College in the Santa Clara Marriott Invitational.

    Inclement weather forced postponement of Cal's games against Sacred Heart and Loyola Chicago at the Mizuno Invitational in Riverside. San Jose State's game against UTEP in Stockton was canceled.

  • Long Beach State (10-4, 9-4 MPSF) posted a 25-27, 25-23, 25-18, 25-23 men's volleyball victory over Stanford (9-7, 6-7), which got 21 kills from Brian Cook.

  • In its third meet ever, San Jose State has zero points after two days of the Mountain West women's track and field championships in Colorado Springs, Colo. Melanie Fujiwara was SJSU's top finisher at 12th in the mile in 5:43.78.