In this episode of 23 Stories, presented by Volkswagen, U.S. WNT defender Abby Dahlkemper shares the influence her mother has had on her soccer career and life. Her mom was a talented basketball player "back in the day" but didn't have the opportunities that Abby has been provided, and when the Menlo Park, Calif., native steps on the field this summer at the World Cup, she'll have her mom with her as she gets the chance to fulfill her athletic dreams.
In this episode of 23 Stories, Presented by Volkswagen, U.S. defender Tierna Davidson reminisces about her dreams of becoming an astronaut. While still harbors hopes of space travel one day, her upbringing on the Stanford campus watching multitudes of sporting events fueled her academic and soccer aspirations, and led to a spot on the World Cup Team as the squad's youngest player. Her current goals are decidedly based on terra firma, specifically the green soccer cathedrals of France that will host games of the 2019 Women's World Cup.
A special mural has gone up in San Francisco as the excitement builds for the FIFA Women's World Cup in France next month. SHP’s own, defender Abby Dahlkemper, is featured alongside midfielder Julie Ertz, on a mural at Duboce Ave. and Stevenson St!
SHP student-athletes took home four Player of the Year awards, while another 55 were selected for All-League teams across 7 WBAL Spring sports. Finn O'Kelly was named the WBAL Golfer of the Year, Sasha Bellack the WBAL Girls Lacrosse Defender of the Year, Emma Briger the WBAL Girls Lacrosse Goalkeeper of the Year, and Sloane Reinstein the WBAL Girls Swimming Most Valuable Swimmer.
Stanford junior first baseman Andrew Daschbach, the former Sacred Heart Prep standout, earned Pac-12 Baseball Player of the Week honors it was announced Monday. He became the first Stanford player to hit four home runs in a game.
Sacred Heart Prep grad Sara Choy, inserted into Stanford's starting singles lineup for Saturday's NCAA National Women's Tennis semifinal, never missed a beat, helping the third-seeded Cardinal beat No. 2 North Carolina 5-2, and then capture the National Championship on Sunday by defeating Georgia.