Stanford Fall Athletics: Sports Season Kicks Off in Stanford, CAStanford University is beautiful in the Fall, with seasonally warm temperatures, a lushly landscaped campus and panoramic views from the famous Hoover Tower landmark. Students will return to the classroom, starting the flurry of activities that attract alumni, friends and family to visit. While football is a major draw for most, Stanford boasts a variety of sporting programs for cheering fans to follow. As one of the most prestigious and top-ranked higher learning facilities in the world, Stanford has an array of athletic clubs outfitted in the school\'s signature cardinal and white.
Men\'s Water Polo - Find your way to the Avery Aquatic Center, where the Men\'s Water Polo team will make a splash while competing for the NCAA Men\'s Water Polo National Championships title. The Competition Pool, which can hold up to 2,530 fans, is the main attraction for the school\'s aquatic athletics.
Cross Country - Rated one of the finest courses in the world, the Stanford Golf Course will hold the traditional Cross Country Stanford Invitational on Saturday, September 27, 2014.
Field Hockey - Head to Varsity Field Hockey Turf for Women\'s Field Hockey, which will begin a full schedule of dates both at home and away once school is back in session.
Soccer - The Men\'s and Women\'s teams will be kicking off their season by early September. Both programs have home games at Maloney Field at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium, with its latest round of renovations completed in 2011.
Volleyball - Enjoy some volleys while you visit at Maples Pavilion, known as one of the best facilities of its kind nationwide. In fact, this is often where NCAA tournament and champion events take place.
See the full Fall 2014 schedule for all your favorite Stanford teams at http://www.gostanford.com/.