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No. 11 USD to be Featured on Nationally Televised Soccer Match Thursday Against No. 6 Portland

Oct. 22, 2007

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The 11th-ranked University of San Diego women's soccer team's Thursday West Coast Conference match against the sixth-ranked University of Portland will be aired live on a Nationally Televised Broadcast on the Fox Soccer Channel.

The Toreros are coming into the match as the hottest team in the WCC, as they are riding a program-best 11-match unbeaten streak. USD is entering the match with an overall record of 11-1-3 and are 2-0-1 in the WCC after picking up a 3-1 win over Loyola Marymout University this past Friday and battling to a 1-1 tie with Pepperdine University this past Sunday. San Diego is led offensively by the WCC's leading goal scorer, junior striker Amy Epsten, who has nine goals and one assist for a WCC-leading 19 points. USD's offense doesn't stop with Epsten, as both senior midfielder Leigh Ann Robinson and freshman forward Ashleigh Shoughro each have five goals apiece. Defensively, junior goalkeeper Brittany Cameron anchors things down with her WCC-leading 0.53 goals-against-average. USD is under the direction of fifth-year head coach Ada Greenwood. During his tenure in San Diego, Greenwood has amassed an overall record of 40-37-10.

Portland enters the nationally televised match with an overall record of 11-3-0 and a perfect 3-0-0 record in the WCC after picking up a 6-0 win over San Francisco and a 1-0 win over Saint Mary's this past week. The Pilots own a 12-2-2 overall record over the Toreros all-time. The Pilots are led offensively by Kendra Chandhoke, who has a team-leading eight goals scored for 16 points. Four of her goals came in the 6-0 win over USF this past week. Defensively, Kelsey Davis anchors things down in goal as she has a 0.53 goals-against-average. Portland is under the direction of fifth-year head coach Garrett Smith. During his tenure in Portland, Smith has amassed an overall record of 89-14-7.

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