Macario’s goal was the 14th of No. 1 Stanford’s (19-1, 11-0 Pac-12) 15 in a shutout of the overmatched Prairie View A&M (13-8, 9-1 SWAC) in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Stanford’s goal total is a program and NCAA postseason record by four and five goals, respectively.
On Tuesday, Stanford women’s soccer (18-1, 11-0 Pac-12) learned its fate for the 2019 NCAA tournament. The Cardinal did not need to wait long.
No. 2 Stanford (18-1, 11-0 Pac-12) controlled possession, dictated the run of play and poured on four goals to close out the regular season with a 4-0 win over Cal (13-4-2, 5-3-3 Pac-12) and a perfect conference record. With goal contributions from two seniors, Stanford’s class of ’20 can now claim an 8️1-5️-2️ record, including 4️5️-1️-2️ in Cagan Stadium and 4️2-1️-2️ in Pac-12 play.
Protecting its perfect conference record and picking up a share of their fifth straight Pac-12 championship, No. 2 Stanford women’s soccer (17-1-0, 9-0-0 Pac-12) breezed by the Arizona State Sun Devils (6-9-3, 0-7-2 Pac-12) in a 3-0 decision Wednesday night. The win was also the Cardinal’s 36th consecutive home victory at Cagan Stadium.
No. 2 women’s soccer (15-1, 8-0 Pac-12) will take on conference opponent Arizona State (6-8-3, 0-6-2 Pac-12) at home this Thursday. Entering this Halloween matchup, the Cardinal are the only Pac-12 team that remains undefeated in conference play this season.
Stanford has raced to a perfect 8-0 conference record, most recently with a dominant 4-0 win over Utah (6-5-4, 1-4-3 Pac-12) in Salt Lake City on Sunday. Now, Stanford has a chance to close out Pac-12 play undefeated with a three-game homestand at Cagan Stadium.
No. 2 women’s soccer (14-1-0, 7-0-0 Pac-12) overwhelmed Colorado (10-5-1, 2-4-1 Pac-12) with three second-half goals in a 4-0 victory in Boulder, CO. Four different Cardinal players found the back of the net, but it was junior forward Catarina Macario’s first-half penalty score that will go down in the history books.
No. 2 women’s soccer (13-1, 6-0 Pac-12) will head to the Rockies to do battle with Colorado (10-4-1, 2-3-1 Pac-12) on Thursday and Utah (6-5-4, 1-2-3 Pac-12) on Sunday. Stanford sits atop the conference rankings as the only undefeated team left in the Pac-12.