The back and forth match featured strong plays on both sides of the field and had the potential to have gone either way.
This Sunday, No. 9 Stanford women’s soccer (12-5-1, 6-3-1 Pac-12) fell to No. 10 USC (13-2-2, 8-0-2 Pac-12) after a 3-2 overtime victory for the home team. Stanford will return to campus having lost both of their southern California games this weekend.
The 0-1 scoreline was representative of a back and forth battle between the sides, resulting in a narrow victory for the home team.
After defending the home turf with dominant wins over Arizona State and Arizona, No. 9 Stanford women’s soccer (12-3-1, 6-1-1 Pac-12) takes on likely their hardest opponent of the season as they travel to Los Angeles to face No. 5 UCLA (13-0-3, 5-0-3 Pac-12).
On Sunday, No. 14 Stanford women’s soccer (12-3-1, 6-1-1 Pac-12) defeated Arizona (3-12-0, 0-8-0 Pac-12) in stunning fashion. The Cardinal dominated in the rain with a 4-0 victory over the Wildcats.
The Cardinal started the match off strong, going up 2-0, but were eventually matched before full-time.
No. 14 Stanford women’s soccer defeated Washington 2-1 on Sunday after a game-winning rocket from graduate student forward Madison Haley. The win closes out a successful weekend for the Cardinal on the road.
This Thursday, Stanford narrowly defeated Washington State after a stunner from star senior defender Naomi Girma.
The Cardinal hold a 12-2-1 all-time record against the Cougars, with their most recent loss coming in 2013 with a 0-1 scoreline.
The Cardinal looked calm and confident as they re-established their dominance over the Ducks, but above all else, the stadium erupted as fans saw the return of graduate student forward Madison Haley to the field for the first time this season.
In a haunting reliving of last season, No. 7 Stanford women’s soccer (7-3-0, 1-1-0 Pac-12) was handed their first loss in the Pac-12 by Oregon State (9-1-0, 1-1-0 Pac-12). Despite dominating much of the play, Stanford fell 2-1 to Oregon State at home on Thursday.
Another Pac-12 match is on its way this week as No. 7 Stanford women’s soccer (7-2-0, 1-0-0 Pac-12) takes on Oregon State (8-1-0, 0-1-0 Pac-12) on Thursday at Cagan Stadium. The Cardinal will kickoff against the Beavers at 6 p.m. P.T. in an attempt to keep their Pac-12 undefeated status alive early in the season.
Stanford women’s soccer (7-2-0, 1-0-0 Pac-12) kicked off their Pac-12 slate this Friday with a 3-0 win over Utah (5-4-1, 0-1-0 Pac-12). The Cardinal dominated the field, allowing only four shots, two on goal, throughout the entire game.
Sunday night soccer did not disappoint as the Stanford women (6-2-0, 0-0-0 Pac-12) defeated Santa Clara (3-3-2, 0-0-0) 3-1 in front of an overflowing Cagan Stadium. Even students who arrived well before the game were ushered to overflow seating, with the final students standing and watching through the fence behind the goal.
No. 11 Stanford women’s soccer (5-2-0, 0-0-0 Pac-12) defeated Loyola Marymount University (0-8-0, 0-0-0 WCC) 3-0 at home on Sunday to rack up their fifth win of the season.
No. 11 Stanford women’s soccer (4-2-0, 0-0-0 Pac-12) picked up their fourth win of the season Thursday night with a 1-0 victory over the University of San Francisco (2-2-1), returning home from their East Coast road trip. The win came from a 71st minute goal from graduate student defender Jojo Harber.
On Saturday, No. 10 Stanford women’s soccer (3-2-0, 0-0-0 Pac-12) took on the soccer dynasty, No. 2 University of North Carolina (6-0-0). The Cardinal ultimately lost in overtime to the Tar Heels, 2-1.
No. 10 Stanford women’s soccer (3-1-0, 0-0-0 Pac-12) took on No. 5 Duke (5-0-0) on Thursday afternoon for their first fixture of the team’s East Coast road trip, falling 2-1.
As we approach the midway mark of the NWSL season, no clear winners have yet to rise to the top. No team remains undefeated, and only a single team, Kansas City, has yet to pick up a win.
Last weekend had another intense five matches in the NWSL as teams traveled across the country to face their opponents. To kick off the weekend, the Orlando Pride pulled off an incredible late equalizer to tie Racing Louisville, 1-1.
On July 1 and July 5, the USWNT played its final two matches as part of the Send Off Series before heading to Tokyo. In case it wasn’t clear before, the gold is theirs to lose.
Independence weekend saw five fixtures in the NWSL that completely rocked the table.
The NSWL’s Super Saturday got started two hours later than planned after a delayed start in Chicago.
On Wednesday, the NCAA voted to adopt an interim name, image and likeness (NIL) policy for college athletes across the country, overriding previous regulations that prohibited NCAA participants from profiting off the three areas via sponsorships or endorsements.