On Sunday, No. 18 Stanford men’s soccer (6-1-3, Pac-12 3-0-0) traveled north to the University of California (5-4-2, Pac-12 1-2-0) and defeated the Golden Bears 4-2. Junior defender Tanner Beason, the Pac-12’s leader in assists, scored two to lead the Cardinal to victory.
Stanford No. 18 men’s soccer (5-1-3, Pac-12 2-0-0) takes the battle to Berkeley to face off against California (5-3-2, 1-1-0) on Sunday in the two programs’ first meeting of the season.
It’s no exaggeration to say that Stanford soccer has been absolutely unstoppable, and this past weekend was no exception, as both teams played a home match in Cagan Stadium. The women’s team (10-0-1, 3-0-0 Pac-12) is unbeaten this season, and is currently ranked first in the nation. They extended a 33 game unbeaten streak with a 1-0 extra time victory against No. 2 ranked USC on Sunday (9-1-1, 2-1-0). The men’s team (5-1-3, 2-0-0), while not ranked at the moment, dominated UCLA (5-4-0, 1-1-0) right after the conclusion of the women’s match, blasting them 3-0 in regulation.
Following a NCAA championship winning season, Stanford’s men’s soccer team has begun another run for the crown. With a 3-1-3 record, including five shutouts, the Cardinal are set to open Pac-12 conference play tonight against San Diego State University at Cagan Stadium at 5pm.
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Senior co-captain defender Tomas Hilliard-Arce was drafted No. 2 overall by the LA Galaxy in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft on Friday morning.
Senior midfielder Sam Werner’s sudden-death goal in overtime earned Stanford men’s soccer (19-2-2) its third consecutive NCAA title after defeating Indiana (18-1-6) 1-0 on Sunday morning in Philadelphia. The victory put Stanford atop the all-time national championships list with 115 to UCLA’s 114.
Senior midfielder Sam Werner’s 79th-minute goal gave Stanford men’s soccer (18-2-2) a more comfortable 2-0 win over Akron (18-4-2) on Friday in Philadelphia to propel the Cardinal to their third consecutive College Cup fina