Nov. 18, 2009
|FOUR TEAMS TO COMPETE IN NCAA TOURNAMENT|
All WCC teams ended conference play last weekend. San Diego clinched the conference crown with a 0-0 draw at Saint Mary's and earned the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. On Monday, the NCAA announced that three other WCC teams would be joining the Toreros on their road to the College Cup. Saint Mary's, who took second in the WCC standings, will be traveling to Stanford for the Gaels' first ever NCAA Tournament, while Loyola Marymount will be hosting Sacramento State. Portland travels south to New Mexico in the first round of play.
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|AROUND THE WCC|
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2009 All-WCC Men's Soccer Teams Announced
WCC Players of the Week: Logan McDaniel, Loyola Marymount University
Player of the Month, October 2009: Patrick Wallen, Fr., F, San Diego
Wallen recorded 19 shots and 10 shots on goal for a .526 SOG%. He had two game winning goals, the first on October 4th versus USF at Torero Stadium in San Diego's conference opener and the second on October 16th against Saint Mary's at home. His third and fourth goals were against Loyola Marymount, the first at home and the other on the road. Wallen also tallied one assist at Portland and two at Loyola Marymount.
Wallen has been involved in seven of the team's 17 goals in October and was a key factor in San Diego entering major national polls as a ranked team.
San Francisco Selected as Preseason Favorite in 2009 WCC Men's Soccer Poll
2009 WCC Men's Soccer Preseason Poll
The WCC landed two players on the 2009 Men's Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy Watch List. 2008 WCC Player of the Year Conor Chinn from San Francisco was selected, as was Loyola Marymount's Rafael Baca.
2009 WCC Preseason All-Conference
Preseason All-Conference Team
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