Even with the NCAA tournament all but officially out of reach, Stanford men’s soccer will get to end its season with a meaningful game as they travel to Berkeley to face the rival Golden Bears today.
Facing the daunting prospect of being 1-2 to start Pac-12 play, the men’s soccer team stepped up in a big way, delivering a strong message with a 2-0 win over rival California on Thursday night.
The No. 25 Stanford football team may have dominated Duke on Saturday, but Cardinal sports teams had a great all-around weekend as well.
The Stanford men’s soccer squad defeated Sacramento State 3-0 in Tuesday night’s exhibition opener at Cagan Stadium. The game remained scoreless until the 42nd minute, when freshman midfielder Ty Thompson capitalized off a well-placed low ball from another freshman midfielder, Aaron Kovar.
Standing in the last two spots of the Pac-12, the Cardinal and the Golden Bears can hardly boast about their 2011 seasons. Friday afternoon, however, the annual Stanford-California matchup is bound to bring out Herculean performances from these long-standing rivals.
The Stanford men’s soccer team opened its spring campaign with a 2-1 victory over visiting San Jose State Thursday night at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium.