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.
The Stanford Cardinal athletics programs have delivered another year of high-quality production. This season, Stanford has won four NCAA national titles coming from women’s and men’s soccer, women’s swimming and diving, and women’s tennis. Here are a few of the stats showing how incredible Stanford sports were in the 2017-18 year.
The Cardinal had an amazing year in the 2017-18 calendar. Trying to describe all the incredible moments would take too long to do, so The Daily Sports Staff give their favorite moments of the past year.
Check out The Daily’s list of sporting events to attend this weekend.
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.