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No. 16 USD Defeats USD, 2-0

Sept. 22, 2006

Box Score

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The 16th-ranked University of Southern California Trojans defeated the University of San Diego women's soccer team, 2-0, Friday afternoon in a non-conference match at McCallister Field.

With the loss the Toreros fall to 6-3-0 on the season and have lost back-to-back matches for the first time this season. With the win, the Trojans improve to 7-1-1.

USC jumped out to an early lead as in the 10th minute of the match Rosa Anna Tantillo took a corner kick and sent he ball into a crowded a goal box where Lauren Brown redirected the ball with her head past USD goalkeeper Brittany Cameron.

The Trojans then added to their lead in the 83rd minute of the match as Tantillo was on the receiving end of a pass and slipped the ball into the back of the net to put the match at its final of 2-0.

Veronica Ambort led the team in shots taken with two, and both Vanessa Vella and Jackie Garcia tallied one shot in the match.

The Trojans out shot the Toreros 12-4, but USD had a 5-4 advantage in corner kicks.

Cameron was charged with the loss for the Toreros as he allowed two goals and recorded one save. Her counterpart, Veronica Siminton, was credited with the win for the Trojans allowing no goals and recording one save.

USD will return to the pitch on Sunday s they host another PAC-10 opponent in Arizona State University in a 12 p.m. non-conference match at Torero Stadium.