No. 14 Tritons to Close Out Regular Season at Dominguez Hills, LA
LA JOLLA, Calif. – The No. 14 University of California San Diego women’s soccer team will wrap up the regular season this week with a pair of road matches.
at Cal State Dominguez Hills (5-7-2, 3-4-1 CCAA)
Thursday, Oct. 23 – 4:30 p.m.
Toro Stadium – Carson
at Cal State LA (6-5-1, 3-4-1 CCAA)
Saturday, Nov. 2 – 4:30 p.m.
University Stadium – Los Angeles
ATTENDING THE MATCHES
General admission for contests at Toro Stadium and University Stadium is $8. Tickets for visiting students and seniors are $5. In order to park on either campus, a parking permit is required.
The Tritons hold a 28-17-5 record in their all-time series with Cal State Dominguez Hills and a 2-2 mark in postseason play. Last season, the Tritons recorded a 1-0 victory over the Toros at home. Michelle Baddour scored her second goal of the season in the win, while goalkeeper Angelica Ramos came away with the shutout.
Against Cal State LA, UC San Diego is 21-11-2 in program history and 1-0 in the lone postseason matchup between the two teams. Last year, the Tritons earned a 3-0 win against the Golden Eagles at Triton Soccer Stadium. Mary Reilly netted a pair of goals, while Megumi Barber scored the third.
FOLLOW ALONG AT HOME
Cal State Dominguez Hills
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Cal State LA
Angelica Ramos had dominated in the Triton net this season. Her 12 clean sheets are the most in the nation, while her 0.328 goals-against average ranks fifth in the country.
Holly Kaemerle has excelled for Cal State Dominguez Hills this season, leading the Toros in points (14), goals (6), and assists (2). The junior is averaging 1.17 points per game, which ranks third in the conference.
Goalkeeper Jessica Neighbors has spent the majority of the time in the Toro net. Neighbors has recorded a 1.34 goals-against average and a 0.724 save percentage this season.
For Cal State LA, there has not been one player dominating their offensive efforts. Three Golden Eagles have scored a team-best two goals apiece. The team is averaging .917 goals per game, which ranks 10th in the CCAA.
In the net, Amanda Leal has started all 12 contests for the Golden Eagles. Leal has compiled a 0.88 goals-against average and a save percentage of 0.796.
Prior to facing the Tritons, the Golden Eagles will host Cal State San Marcos on Thursday evening.
UNITED SOCCER COACHES POLL
UC San Diego was ranked No. 14 in the latest United Soccer Coaches poll, which was released on Oct. 29. Neither Cal State Dominguez Hills nor Cal State LA are ranked. View the full poll results here.
The Tritons will host the CCAA semifinals and championship final at Triton Soccer Stadium. The semifinals will take place at 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Nov. 15, and the championship final will take place at 2 p.m. on Nov. 17.
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BIG WEST BOUND
UC San Diego is in its 20th and final year playing as an NCAA Division II team. In July of 2020, the entire athletics program will begin a four-year transition to NCAA Division I, culminating in full DI status as a member of the Big West Conference for the 2024-25 academic year. At that time, all sports will be eligible for conference and NCAA postseason play.
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About UC San Diego Athletics
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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