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Currently Cardinal, 3/24/20: Women in Sports, postseason honors and more

Cardinal women are making headlines during Women’s History Month

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The Stanford Cardinal are making headlines in the sports world that is currently void of sports. From former student Hannah Gordon’s new job with the San Francisco 49ers to assistant coach Desiree Reed-Francois taking the job at UNLV, Cardinal women are making their mark on the sports world, appropriately during Women’s History Month.

In today’s Currently Cardinal roundup, we take a look at what’s been going on during the coronavirus pandemic and during our times of quarantine. If you’ve got some Stanford-related news that you don’t see below, feel free to drop it in the comments so we can all see and discuss.

Women in Sports: 49ers admin Hannah Gordon J.D. ‘08 jumps from press box to front office | The Stanford Daily

Not much of a gamble: Stanford grad hired to coach at UNLV | Palo Alto Online

Desiree Reed-Francois is leading her assistant coach position at Stanford for the lead role at UNLV.

Record All-America Haul | GoStanford

Their season was cut short but Stanford earned a program-record 16 CGA All-American honors.

Stanford guidelines set precedent for coronavirus pandemic | The Stanford Daily

Stanford’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and quarantine guidelines have set forth precedents utilized across the state during the outbreak.

Oscar da Silva earns NABC Second-Team All District | GoStanford

Oscar da Silva named second-team All-District 19 by NABC | GoCreighton

Da Silva was named to the second-team All-District 19 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

Shane Griffith named a finalist for the Dan Hodge Award | GoStanford

Redshirt freshman Shane Griffith was named one of eight finalists for the Dan Hodge Trophy, given annually to the nation’s top collegiate wrestler.

Yes, there will be a Cutino Award this year | Swimming World Magazine

Stanford’s Ben Hallock was named one of three finalists for the Cutino Award, given to the top male and female water polo athletes. Hallock won the award last year.

Mentioned by the USBWA | GoStanford

Kiana Williams earned an All-American honorable mention by the United States Basketball Writers Association.

Scholars of Distinction on the Field Hockey team | GoStanford

Both Kelsey Bing and Isabelle Pilson were each named to the Zag Field Hockey Scholars of Distinction list, two of 167 student-athletes named nationally.