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Women's Soccer Cracks Into Top-10

Nov. 13, 2007

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The University of San Diego women's soccer team has cracked into the top-10 for the first time in program history, as they check in at No.9 in the latest Soccerbuzz top-30 poll. San Diego is also up five spots in the latest Soccer America top-25 poll to No. 12, and remained at No. 12 in the Soccer Times top-25 poll. The Toreros also held steady at No. 17 in the final NSCAA top-25 poll.

This past week, the Toreros concluded their season with 3-0 win over the University of San Francisco. In the match, junior forward Amy Epsten tallied the first two USD goals, to push her career total to 30, breaking an 11-year old record held by Michele Kennedy (1993-96). Senior Vanessa Vella scored the final USD goal on a penalty kick situation. With the win, the Torero moved their season record to 15-2-3 and took sole possession of second place in conference with a 5-1-1 record.

San Diego will now head to Los Angeles on Friday for a 8 p.m. match against Oklahoma State University in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.