The Stanford Cardinal are still alive in the 2023 Women’s College World Series after sweeping the Palo Alto Regional. Stanford continued its winning ways against Florida on Sunday.

Stanford beat Florida by a score of 11-2 to advance to the next round.

The game started off close. However, Stanford was on the board first. Kylie Chung hit a clutch two-out single to bring home a run in the first inning.

The Gators didn’t back down, as they scored two runs in the bottom of the first inning to make it 1-2 going into inning number two.

After no runs were scored in the second inning by either team, Stanford retook the lead in the third thanks to a pair of RBI singles that made it 3-2.

The Cardinal bats were hot in the fifth inning. Four more runs were scored by Stanford including two-run RBI from Aly Kaneshiro with the bases loaded.

To finish Florida off for good Stanford made sure to score four more runs in the seventh. Emily Young scored the final run for Stanford on a homer over left field.

Alana Vawter was Stanford’s starting pitcher and lasted 5.2 innings. Vawter allowed 2 runs with 4 strikeouts while allowing 7 hits. Nijaree Canady came in to close the game and recorded 3 strikeouts with 0 hits allowed.

Stanford will now face Duke in the Super Regionals. A game time has not been confirmed.