|San Diego Women's Soccer|
|Friday||at BYU||6 p.m.||BYUtv||Live Stats|
SAN DIEGO - San Diego will look to continue its momentum after a victory this past Sunday as it begins conference play this weekend at BYU.
The Toreros (2-8) are 6-4 in its past 10 WCC openers and will look to continue its history of strong starts against the Cougars (3-4-3).
Friday's game will be televised on BYUtv. Live audio and live statistics will also be aviailable.
LAST TIME OUT
USD split a pair of contests last week, falling 3-0 at Fullerton and bouncing back at CSUN with a 2-0 victory.
Summer Mason scored twice at CSUN to double her goals on the year to four. She leads the team in points (9) and goals (4).
Goalkeeper Amber Michel made seven first-half saves, including stopping a penalty kick to help the Toreros secure the victory at CSUN. It was the second straight week Michel has stopped a penalty kick after doing so on Sept. 15 against UC Irvine. She has saved 3-of-5 penalty kick attempts this season.
MASON LEADS THE OFFENSE
Summer Mason has been a bright spot up top for the Toreros and leads the team with nine points on four goals and an assist. She utilizes her speed and quick change of pace to evade defenders and set up opportunities for USD in the final third.
USD's defense has had a quality start to the season and been a key component to keeping the Toreros within striking distance in each game.
Michel has registered four or more saves in 6-of-10 games this season, including a career-best 10 stops against Texas A&M (Aug. 20). She made seven saves in the first half at CSUN (Sept. 24) - a career best for one half.
The Toreros backline - consisting primarily of Emma Barrow, Courtney Coate, Natalie Copenhaver and Tara Meier - have done well to limit the opposition's attack through the center of the field and push attackers out wide.
BYU SERIES HISTORY
The Toreros are 2-6 all-time against BYU, with its most recent victory coming on Oct. 29, 2011. The Cougars have won the past five meetings, including last year's affair by a score of, 2-1.
LIEBERMAN'S FIRST SEASON
Head coach Louise Lieberman is in her first season as a head coach with USD during 2017. She is the fourth head coach in program history.
Lieberman joined the Toreros after serving as the assistant head coach at UCLA for the past eight seasons. While with the Bruins, she helped lead the team to seven NCAA Tournament appearances, two College Cup appearances and the 2013 NCAA Championship - the first in program history.
Lieberman was a four-year letterwinner as a player at UCLA from 1995-98, and was a second-time All-Pac-12 selection in 1995. She helped the Bruis claim its first two Pac-12 championships in 1997 and 1998.
USD Athletes Sing "Santa's Coming to Town"
Toreros show their talent out of uniform
Basketball: City Championship
Toreros play SDSU Thursday night at 8
Football: Week Fourteen
Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
Football: NAU From the Sidelines
Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
Football: Week Thirteen
Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
A day to give to Torero Athletics
Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics