Stanford's Maggie Steffens, a 2012 Olympic gold medalist and London Games MVP, was named Best Female Water Polo Player of 2012 by the Federation Internationale De Natation (FINA).

Steffens scored a record 21 goals at the 2012 London Olympics. Steffens, a freshman at Stanford, scored five goals in the gold-medal match, an 8-5 U.S. victory over Spain.

SJSU football

Dave Forman, the Spartans' strength and conditioning coach, will follow former football coach Mike MacIntyre to Colorado, according to the Denver Post.

Miscellany

Stanford, led by Nicole Dayton's meet-best individual score of 9.995, won a four-way women's gymnastics meet at The Event Center. SJSU was second.

Stanford's Ivana Hong and Amanda Spinner tied for first on the balance beam, and the Cardinal's Ashley Morgan tied for the top spot in the uneven bars. San Jose State's Julia Greer won the floor exercise.

  • Brian Cook had 13 kills to lead No. 3 Stanford past Grand Canyon in a season-opening men's volleyball match.

    Staff writer Jimmy Durkin contributed to this report.