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WCC Weekend Update - October 21

Oct. 21, 2014


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VB | Toreros Stun #9 Cougars, 3-2

VB | Toreros Stun #9 Cougars, 3-2 | WCC Weekend Updates | Scoop.it

 

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Behind a career-high 22 kills from Alaysia Brown and a career-high 16 kills from Jayden Kennedy, the University of San Diego women's volleyball team dealt No. 9 Brigham Young University a 3-2 loss Friday evening in a West Coast Conference match at the Jenny Craig Pavilion.

With the win, the Toreros improve to 13-7 overall, have won their fourth straight match and pull to within one match of the Cougars for first place in the WCC. With the loss, the Cougars fall to 16-3 overall, move to 7-1 in the WCC and saw its 11-match winning streak come to an end.

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MSOC | Dons Open WCC Play 2-0

MSOC | Dons Open WCC Play 2-0 | WCC Weekend Updates | Scoop.it

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. —Freshman Aaron Lombardi made an immediate impression. In only his second collegiate game, Lombardi scored to give the Dons the lead and again in double overtime to give them the 2-1 West Coast Conference win over Gonzaga on Sunday afternoon.
 
 "He's a kid that's coming long," San Francisco head coach Eddie Soto said. "We knew what type of player he was going to be and the impact he would be on this team. This is why we brought him on. He's a dynamic kid who can make plays, who can score goals."

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WSOC | Toreros Get Big Win Over #7 Pepperdine

WSOC | Toreros Get Big Win Over #7 Pepperdine | WCC Weekend Updates | Scoop.it

 

MALIBU, Calif. - Sophomore midfielder Jacqueline Altschuld's third goal of the season lifted the University of San Diego women's soccer team to a thrilling 2-1 win over No. 7 Pepperdine University Saturday afternoon in a West Coast Conference match.

With the win, the Toreros improve to 6-6-2 overall, move to 2-2-0 in the WCC and have snapped a four-game losing streak to the Waves. USD also dealt Pepperdine their first home loss of the season, and this win marked USD's fourth against a ranked opponent this season.

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WSOC | #19 Cougars Extend Winning Streak to Nine

WSOC | #19 Cougars Extend Winning Streak to Nine | WCC Weekend Updates | Scoop.it

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The No. 19 BYU women’s soccer team extends its winning streak to nine with a strong 3-0 team win over Loyola Marymount on the road on Saturday night. 

"A great effort from our girls on the road in a very physical match," BYU women's soccer head coach Jennifer Rockwood said. "Our team defense continues to improve, tonight we didn't allow a single shot on goal." 

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VB | Perseverance Pays Off In Five-Set Win For Gaels

VB | Perseverance Pays Off In Five-Set Win For Gaels | WCC Weekend Updates | Scoop.it

PORTLAND, Ore. - Through any trying moments or times when the desired outcome has eluded its grasp this season, the Saint Mary's volleyball team has continued to do what it knows best when it comes to working hard and persevering.

So, when the Gaels were faced with a significant deficit to overcome midway through what could have been a decisive fourth set Thursday at Portland, those impulses kicked into gear yet again. 

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VB | Critical Road Win Goes To The Tigers In Five At Gonzaga

VB | Critical Road Win Goes To The Tigers In Five At Gonzaga | WCC Weekend Updates | Scoop.it

SPOKANE, Wash. - Keeping the big night for those in the orange and black, the Tigers came up with a comeback effort of their own on the road at Gonzaga as Pacific downed the Bulldogs in five on Thursday, Oct, 16. The win against the red-hot Bulldogs gave the Tigers (15-5) their 15th win of the year as they matched their win total from a season prior. Pacific's win snapped the Bulldogs (13-5) four-match win streak as both teams moved to 4-3 in the WCC standings.

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MSOC | Lions Win 4-0 Over Tigers in First WCC Match

MSOC | Lions Win 4-0 Over Tigers in First WCC Match | WCC Weekend Updates | Scoop.it

 

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - LMU men's soccer began its defense of the West Coast Conference crown with a 4-0 shutout of the league's newest member, Pacific, Friday night at Sullivan Field.

The Lions move to 7-3-3 overall and 1-0-0 in the WCC with their fourth straight win, also extending their unbeaten streak to six straight. Pacific fell to 2-10-0 overall and 0-1-0 in league play.

Alvaro Madrigal put the Lions on the board just six-and-a-half minutes into the match with his first collegiate goal. the freshman ran onto a through ball from Sebastian De Rada into the box and drove a shot into the far post netting.

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MSOC | Zags Start Conference Play with Win

MSOC | Zags Start Conference Play with Win | WCC Weekend Updates | Scoop.it

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—The Gonzaga University men’s soccer team started West Coast Conference play Friday night, and the Zags opened with a bang, beating Santa Clara 2-1 at Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.

“It was a good win for the guys tonight,” said Gonzaga head coach Einar Thorarinsson. “You have to give Santa Clara credit for fighting back, our guys were pressured for the better part of 30 minutes in the second half. We found a way to battle back, though.”

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