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San Diego increases winning-streak to seven matches

Oct. 31, 2012

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- Entering the final two weeks of WCC play, San Diego has a three-point lead over Santa Clara. The Toreros and Broncos will face off on Sunday, November 11 in San Diego on the final day of the regular season.

WCC QUICK HITS

  • San Diego increased its winning-streak to seven matches with a 1-0 win over Loyola Marymount and a 2-1 victory against San Francisco last week. Senior Patrick Wallen scored a goal in each of the Toreros' wins.

  • Portland earned a split in its trip to the Bay Area lastweekend. The Pilots won 2-1 in double-overtime at Santa Clara in a match televised nationally by FOX Soccer. WCC Player of the Week Ricardo Carrillo netter the game-winner in the 110th minute on Friday night.

  • Entering the final two weeks of WCC play, San Diego has a three-point lead over Santa Clara. The Toreros and Broncos will face off on Sunday, November 11 in San Diego on the final day of the regular season.

  • Defending-WCC champion Saint Mary's is on a four-match winning streak. The Gaels won 2-1 over Gonzaga on Friday and topped Portland 3-2 on Sunday. Senior Nathan Arambula assisted on both of SMC's goals on Friday and scored the first goal of the match on Sunday afternoon in Moraga.

  • Santa Clara senior forward Erik Hurtado leads the WCC in several offensive statistical categories, including shots (4.47 per game), points ( 2.13 per game), and goals (0.93 per game). Hurtado's 0.93 goals per match rank fourth in the NCAA.

  • Portland junior Steven Evans is seventh in the nation with 0.87 goals per match. Evans' six goals in conference play rank him second behind Hurtado in the WCC.

  • Visit WCCsports.com each Tuesday for a new edition of the WCC Top Play Tuesday, featuring men's soccer highlights from the previous week.

  • The West Coast Conference REPRESENT campaignpromotes positive sportsmanship through its student-athletes, coaches and administrators. Each school hosted a men'ssoccer REPRESENT match this season to promote the cause.