Sept. 12, 2006
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The good news just continues to roll in for the University of San Diego women's soccer team has they have cracked into the nation's elite, making their 2006 debut in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) top-25 poll at No. 22.
This past week USD (5-1-0) registered a upset 2-1 win over, then No. 19, Cal State Fullerton in double overtime and followed that win with a 3-0 crushing of the University of Idaho. USD has now won three consecutive matches.
Earlier this week, USD senior midfielder Veronica Ambort was honored by Top Drawer Soccer by being named to their Team of the Week as she registered two goals this past week, one of the them a game-winner against Cal State Fullerton. Ambort now is tied for second on the team in goals scored with two and tied for third in total points with four.
The 22nd-ranked Toreros will return to the pitch this Friday as they continue their four-match home stand with a 5 p.m. match against the Rebels of UNLV. This will be the first match of a double header with the USD men's team, who will face Long Island University in the nightcap.