Sept. 18, 2013
Sunday, Sept. 22 | 3:00 pm
Coverage: Live Stats | Live Video
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The Toreros (1-3-1) continue their 2013 campaign when they host UC Davis at Torero Stadium on Friday, Sept. 20 at 7 pm and Sacramento State on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 3 pm. Live stats and live video will be available for these games via links on the USD men's soccer schedule page at www.usdtoreros.com.
The UC Davis Aggies (3-3-0) are coming off wins over Saint Mary's (1-0) and San Francisco (1-0) this past weekend. Matt Sheldon leads UC Davis with a pair of goals on the year, while Ryan Gross is the only other Aggie to score thus far. Omar Zeenni has seen every minute in goal and boasts a 0.83 goals against average and 16 saves to go along with three shutouts. As a team, the Aggies are being outscored 5-3 by their opponents, but are outshooting opponents 100-56.
UC Davis won the only other previous meetings between these teams, 2-1 in San Diego on Sept. 18, 2008 when the Aggies were ranked No. 23 at the time.
The Sacramento State Hornets (1-1-3) tied San Francisco (1-1) and Saint Mary's (0-0) this past weekend, giving them three consecutive ties. Gabe Silveira, Isaac Ikyurav, and Chimdum Mez have Sac State's three goals so far this season. Cesar Castillo has a 0.86 goals against average in goal and has registered 27 saves and two shutouts on the year.
The all-time series between USD and Sac State is tied at 2-2-0. Sac State won last season's contest 2-1 in overtime in Sacramento.
LAST TIME OUT...
USD battled UC Riverside to a 0-0 draw this past Friday night at home, before falling to No. 14 UCLA 3-2 in overtime in a heartbreaker on the road. After a very tightly-contested regulation, two red cards in the beginning of the second overtime period forced the Toreros to play short two players against UC Riverside, but USD was able to hold off the Highlanders and earn the scoreless tie. At UCLA, the Toreros got goals from Connor Brandt (26') and Parker Price (67') that forced overtime. However, UCLA took advantage of a USD own-goal in the 96th minute to walk away with the win.
So far, six different Toreros have scored one goal this season.
USD was without five starters in their 3-2 loss at UCLA this past weekend, which allowed Rom Appel and Dannny McDermott to earn their first-career starts, while Shane Thompson, Alex Stimpfl, Lundon Attisha, and Niccolo Piacentini each saw their first action of the fall.
So. Darragh Vieyra (London, England) and So. Keegan Smith (Temecula, Calif.) each scored their first USD goals recently. Vieyra had the lone USD goal in a 2-1 loss at Cal State Northridge, while Smith scored the first USD goal in their 3-2 victory over Cal State Fullerton.
USD finished the 2012 season with a 14-9-0 (9-3-0 WCC) record and won their first WCC title since 2009 before advancing to the Elilte 8 of the NCAA Tournament, their best NCAA finish since playing in the national title game in 1992. The Toreros finished the 2012 season ranked No. 12 in the final NSCAA Top-25.
USD returns four All-WCC performers from last season: Sr. M Elijah Galbraith-Knapp (2nd Team), Sr. D Julian Ringhof (2nd Team), Jr. GK Drew Ilijevski (honorable mention), and Torrey DeArmas (All-Freshman).
The Toreros led the WCC in goals (22) last season during conference play, ranked 2nd in points (59) and tied for 3rd in assists (15).
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Softball Golf Tournament Promo
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Toreros host soccer skills clinic at Linda Vista Elementary.
Meet the Toreros: Juwan Gray
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Toreros Open Training Camp
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San Diego faces Vanderbilt in first round
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Behind the Scenes at the COE
Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
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Softball WCC Preview
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2016 San Diego Crew Classic
The Toreros show speed against the nation's top crews
The Torero Baseball Experience
Kris Bryant & Brian Matusz reflect on their time at USD
MBB Senior Night
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Postgame reaction and press conferences
Toreros Return Home
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San Diego Fall Classic Preview
Coach Dagman previews the San Diego Fall Classic
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USD Men's Basketball - The Origins (1955-1973)
A Glance at the Beginnings of Torero Hoops
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Coach Lindsey and Jereke Armstrong talk about the season so far
WCC Media Day
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Dale Lindsey and Anthony Lawrence on USD's 45-14 win
Anthony Lawrence and Coach Lindsey preview game vs. Warner
Torero Community Service
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Men's Basketball Camp Update
Kok and Carter talk about the upcoming season
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Pack the Stadium Night
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Toreros First True Road Game of 2015
CSUN and UCSB Preview
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Aztec Invite Recap
Both Squads Finish Second
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2015 Home Opener
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Volleyball Tournament Preview
A preview of the USD Tournament
Men's Soccer Season Opener
Previewing No. 16 Cal
Training Camp Update
Coach Lindsey Recaps the First Two Weeks
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