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.
Although the match was in doubt in the first half, ninth-seeded Stanford men’s soccer (16-2-2) showed its experience and resilience against Coastal Carolina (14-7-1) to win 2-0 on Sunday at Cagan Stadium.
Coming off of a dominant 1-0 victory over Oregon State on Sunday, the No. 8 Stanford men’s soccer team (10-2-1, 4-0-1 Pac-12) heads to Seattle on Thursday for a showdown with the No. 21 Washington Huskies (9-4-1, 2-2-1).
Hilliard-Arce’s 65th minute goal elevated No. 8 Stanford men’s soccer (10-2-1, 4-0-1 Pac-12) over Oregon State (4-9-0, 1-4-0) in a 1-0 victory on Sunday afternoon. The Cardinal dominated the Beavers in shot attempts (23 to 8) and in shots on goal (9 to 2), but Stanford had trouble converting outside of the one goal.
Despite a statistical domination of rival No. 19 Washington (9-3-1, 2-1-1 Pac-12) for the majority of a cold, hazy Thursday night at Cagan Stadium, a sluggish start by Stanford’s strikers yielded an early Huskies goal, and No. 8 Stanford (9-2-1, 3-0-1) had to settle for a 1-1 draw against its toughest competition for the Pac-12 crown.
The back-to-back national champion Stanford men’s soccer look to start their season with a win at San Jose State as they take on the Spartans Friday Aug. 25.
No. 5 Stanford men’s soccer (14-3-4) advanced to its second consecutive College Cup after defeating No.4 Louisville (14-6-2) 2-0 on Saturday afternoon at Lynn Stadium.
A 106th-minute header from Foster Langsdorf proved the deciding score as No. 5 Stanford men’s soccer (13-3-4) was able to best the University of Virginia Cavaliers (11-4-5), with a 1-0 overtime win. Thanks to Langsdorf’s seventh game-winner, Stanford’s dreams of defending its 2015 national title are very much alive. “It was an incredible game with two ultra-competitive…