No. 7 Stanford men’s soccer (8-1-2, 2-1-1 Pac-12) broke out of a three-game slump to hand UCLA (5-5-1, 1-3-0 Pac-12) its first loss in three matches 1-0 in Westwood. The Bruins have not beaten the Cardinal in the past eleven meetings.
No. 3 men’s soccer (5-0, 0-0 Pac-12) put on a shooting clinic with 25 shots, while allowing just one in a 3-0 win against American (0-5-1, 0-0 Patriot League) on Sunday. The Cardinal found the back of the net three times for the team’s third straight shutout and best start in 17 years.
The defending conference champions, No. 5 Stanford men’s soccer found its stride against a struggling Penn State (0-1, 0-0 Big Ten) offensive as five different Cardinal athletes contributed to the 5-0 victory at University Park.
This year, an experienced squad returns eight starters, including redshirt senior center back Tanner Beason.
Ninth-seeded Stanford men’s soccer (17-2-2) didn’t wait for penalties to decide the game this time around against first-seeded Wake Forest (19-2-2) but instead goals by seniors defender Tomas Hilliard-Arce and midfielder Sam Werner propelled the Cardinal to 2-0 victory in Winston-Salem on Saturday afternoon.
Eighth-ranked Stanford men’s soccer (9-2, 3-0 Pac-12) utilized passing prowess and a balanced offensive attack to overpower one of the best goalies in the league Sunday afternoon, as they defeated 24th-ranked Cal (7-3, 2-1) by a 3-0 margin on the road.
No. 5 Stanford men’s soccer (12-3-4) opened its NCAA Tournament with a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Pacific (13-4-2) on Sunday evening at a rainy Cagan stadium. The win means that Stanford will advance to the third round of the NCAA Tournament after having a bye week for the first round.
Junior forward Foster Langsdorf’s 66th minute goal on Sunday evening lifted No. 12 Stanford men’s soccer (9-2-4, 6-0-1 Pac-12) over No. 24 UCLA (7-6-1, 3-4) in a 3-2 affair at Drake Stadium.