In a spectacular Friday night matchup, the No. 9 ranked Stanford men’s soccer team (9-2-4, Pac-12 5-1-1) defeated the No. 11 Denver Pioneers (12-3-2, Summit League 3-0-1) in second overtime with an electric golden goal.
In the first match of a two-game road trip, No. 10 ranked Stanford (6-2-3, 3-1-0 Pac-12) was shutout by Oregon State (6-4-2, 2-2-0) and fell 1-0. Stanford had never lost to Oregon State under head coach Jeremy Gunn.
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.
At the end of another long season of Stanford athletics, The Daily’s sports staff compiled a list of the top five Stanford athletes that displayed tremendous contributions to their teams/programs.
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.
Senior midfielder Sam Werner’s 79th-minute goal gave Stanford men’s soccer (18-2-2) a more comfortable 2-0 win over Akron (18-4-2) on Friday in Philadelphia to propel the Cardinal to their third consecutive College Cup fina
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.