Location: Stanford, Calif.
Head Coach (Season at School, Record): Tara VanDerveer (31st season, 828-174)
Arena (Capacity): Maples Pavilion (7,233)
Colors: Cardinal and White
2015-16 Overall Record: 27-8
2015-16 Conference Record (Finish): 14-4 (T-3rd)
2015-16 Postseason: Elite Eight
Letterwinners R/L: 9/5
Starters R/L: 4/1
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Stanford took down Notre Dame in last season’s NCAA tournament before being ousted by Washington in the Elite Eight, 85-76. It was the Cardinal’s 18th appearance in the Elite Eight. Head coach Tara Vanderveer added to her impressive compilation of accolades, collecting Pac-12 coach of the century. Pac-12 all-defensive team award winner Erica McCall (14.9 ppg, 9.4 rpg) will make her return for 2016, alongside 11 others. Last year’s Cardinal team set a program single-season record with 211 blocks.