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.
The men’s soccer team dropped another match in overtime, falling 2-1 at the hands of LMU on Friday. Despite outshooting the Lions 29-13, Stanford slipped below .500 on the season and faces another stiff test this weekend when No. 12 UCLA comes to the Farm for the Pac-12 opener.
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.
After an action-packed couple of weeks that saw the Stanford men’s soccer team dismantle and blow out a ranked opponent, lose heavily to the conference champions on Senior Day and shut out and dominate its fiercest rivals on the road in the last game of the season — all before its coach of 11 years resigned — the Cardinal now goes into hibernation for the winter. That’s not to say that the players will be slacking off, but after an intense (albeit shortened) season, it’s time to take a little break, eat some turkey and ace those finals.
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Tonight, the Cardinal will head across the Bay to take on its rival, No. 8 California (11-2-3, 7-1-1 Pac-10), in the last regular season game of 2010. At stake for Stanford (8-9-0, 4-5-0) on Veterans Day is mostly pride, as a postseason bid is all but impossible, but Simon says that it won’t be difficult for the players to get fired up for the match.
The men’s soccer team fought off injuries and sickness on a tough weekend road trip, but still lost two tight matches at UCLA (10-4-1, 5-2-0 Pac-10) on Friday night and San Diego State (8-5-2, 2-4-1) on Sunday.