Undefeated Streak Ends as No. 2 Tritons Narrowly Fall to No. 19 Sonoma State
ROHNERT PARK, Calif. – The No. 2 University of California San Diego women’s soccer team dropped its first contest of 2019 this afternoon, falling at No. 19 Sonoma State, 1-0. The Tritons move to 13-1-1 on the season and 8-1-1 in California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) action. Meanwhile, the Seawolves improve to 11-2-0 overall and 7-0-0 in conference play.
The contest remained scoreless until the 73rd minute. At 72:09, Alexis Espitia, who leads the conference in goals, gave Sonoma State a 1-0 lead. That was the entirety of the scoring, as the Tritons were unable to net the equalizer in the remaining time.
In the net, Triton goalkeeper Angelica Ramos made four saves and allowed one goal. Ramos played all 90 minutes.
Next, the Tritons will look to bounce back at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday. UC San Diego will head to Toro Stadium to face Cal State Dominguez Hills.
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With 30 national team championships, nearly 150 individual titles and the top student-athlete graduation rate among Division II institutions in the United States, the UC San Diego intercollegiate athletics program annually ranks as one of the most successful in the country. The Tritons sponsor 23 intercollegiate sport programs that compete on the NCAA Division I and II levels and, in summer 2020, will transition into full Division I status as a member of the Big West Conference. UC San Diego student-athletes exemplify the academic ideals of one of the world's preeminent institutions, graduating at an average rate of 91 percent. A total of 82 Tritons have earned Academic All-America honors, while 37 have earned prestigious NCAA Post Graduate Scholarships. In competition, more than 1,300 UC San Diego student-athletes have earned All-America honors.
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