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San Diego set for its NCAA Quarterfinal match at No. 3 Georgetown

Nov. 29, 2012

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- The University of San Diego will face No. 3 Georgetown on Saturday, December 1 in the NCAA Quarterfinals in Washington DC.

WCC QUICK HITS

  • San Diego defeated No. 11 Tulsa 2-1 on Sunday in the NCAA Sweet 16 in Oklahoma. Falling behind 1-0 for the third consecutive match, USD equalized in the 62nd minute on Conor McFadden's first goal of the season. Sophomore Connor Brandt put the Toreros ahead for good less than five minutes after.

  • The winner of the USD-Georgetown match on Saturday will advance to the NCAA College Cup to face the winner of No. 2 Maryland and No. 10 Louisville in Hoover, Ala. December 7.

  • San Diego clinched the 2012 West Coast Conference championship with a 3-2 win over Saint Mary's on Friday,November 9. This is the Toreros' first WCC crown since 2009. USD clinched the title on the heels of a Santa Clara tie at Loyola marymount earlier in the day.

  • USD sophomore midfielder Connor Brandt was named TopDrawerSoccer.com Men's College Soccer Player of the Week on Monday and senior midfielder Dan Delgado was named College Soccer News National Player of the Week.

  • Santa Clara finished one point behind San Diego in the final WCC standings. The Broncos were unbeaten in their final five matches and hadn't lost since a 2-1 setback to Portland on October 26th on FOX Soccer.

  • LMU ended its season on a five-match unbeaten streak following a 4-2 win over Saint Mary's in its season finale. Junior Christian Alvarado netted two goals for LMU in the win.

  • Portland ended its season on a three-match unbeaten streak. The Pilots ended their 2012 campaign with a scoreless draw at San Francisco.

  • The WCC also announced its 2012 all-academic team in conjunction with the end of the regular season. See the attached PDF for the 2012 squad.