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.
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.
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.
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.
The Stanford men’s soccer team continues to shine. It remains undefeated in its last seven road PAC-12 matches dating back to last season, keeping the streak alive with a 1-0 win against UCLA on Sunday at Drake Stadium in Los Angeles. No. 11 Cardinal (8-2-0, Pac-12 2-0-0) have won their last seven matches against the Bruins (3-5-0, 0-2-0) over several seasons.
A weeklong break from Pac-12 play afforded the No. 11 Stanford men’s soccer team an opportunity to rekindle the Derby on the Peninsula against the University of San Francisco Dons. It was to be the 41st meeting between the two Bay Area sides, with USF leading the all-time series 19 wins to 12 and the six remaining…