Oct. 25, 2011
HITTING THE ROAD: The University of San Diego women's soccer team (9-7-0, 4-1-0 WCC) will look to extend their four game winning streak as they hit the road this week to take on Gonzaga on Thursday at 3 p.m., followed by an afternoon match-up on the road against Brigham Young University on Saturday at 1 p.m.
LAST TIME OUT: The Toreros tallied two victories this past week in Torero Stadium over WCC opponents Saint Mary's and Loyola Marymount. USD first pulled out a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory over the Saint Mary's Gaels Friday night with goals from freshman defender Meghan O'Rourke and senior defender Natalie Garcia. Garcia recorded the game-winner with a header in the 97th minute of play, pushing the Toreros to a 2-1 finish. Senior goalkeeper Courtney Parsons did her part with two saves and just one goal allowed on the day. The Toreros kept the ball rolling with their Sunday afternoon victory over LMU with a standout performance from sophomore forward Taylor Housley, scoring two goals, including the game-winner in the 85th minute of play. Parsons held steady in goal for the Toreros with one save and one goal allowed on the day.
SCOUTING THE GONZAGA BULLDOGS: The Gonzaga Bulldogs enter the week of play with an overall record of 7-8-2 and 0-4-2 in WCC play after dropping four straight conference matches. The Bulldogs come off two losses this past week with a 4-1 decision against Santa Clara and a battling 1-0 defeat on the road to No. 4 Pepperdine. The Bulldogs' offensive attack is led by red-shirt junior forward Emma Dolcetti with a total of five goals and 12 points on the year, followed by senior forward Sarah Rhodes with four goals on the year and a team-high of seven assists with 15 total points on the year. In goal for the Bulldogs is senior goalkeeper Susan Brown, tallying 94 saves, seven shutouts and an impressive 1.27 goals-against-average.
GOING WITH THE ODDS: USD holds steady with a 14-4-0 all-time program record against Gonzaga, outscoring the Bulldogs an impressive margin of 48-9 in their past match-ups. The Toreros look to bounce back after falling to the Bulldogs this past season in a 1-0 heartbreaker at home on October 22nd.
SCOUTING THE COUGARS OF BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY: The BYU Cougars enter the week with an overall record of 9-4-3 and 3-1-1 in conference play after picking up two victories this past week over Gonzaga, 3-2, and LMU, 3-0. BYU's offensive attack is led by senior forward Jennie Marshall with five goals on the year and 13 total points, followed by junior forward Carlee Payne with four goals and a team-high of six assists for a total of 14 points on the year. Senior goalkeeper McKinzie Olson anchors down the defense with five shutouts on the year while sporting a 0.78 goals-against-average.
FIRST TIME FACE-OFF: The Toreros face WCC newcomer BYU for the first time in program history this Saturday, October 30th. With just three games left in conference play, the Toreros will look to build a four-game winning streak against the BYU Cougars.
SO FRESH AND SO CLEAN: Freshman defender Meghan O'Rourke recorded her first goal as a member of the USD women's soccer team in the 2-1 victory over Saint Mary's this past Friday. In addition to her goal this past week, O'Rourke has started all 16 games this season while recording three assists, combining for five total points on the year.
HOUSLEY IN THE HOUSE: Sophomore forward Taylor Housley scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, to lift the University of San Diego women's soccer team to a 2-1 West Coast Conference victory Sunday afternoon over Loyola Marymount University at Torero Stadium. With the two goals, Housley has now recorded four points on the year.
SENIORS LEADING THE WAY: The recent success of the Toreros can be attributed to the steady guidance and play of senior striker Stephanie Ochs, senior midfielder Elissa Magracia and senior defender Natalie Garcia. Ochs currently leads the team with eight goals and 21 total points on the year, followed by Garcia with five goals and 10 points on the year. Magracia contributes to the Torero offensive production with three goals, a team-high of five assists for 12 total points on the year.
A HOT STREAK: After clenching two victories this past week over Saint Mary's and Loyola Marymount, the Toreros have rallied themselves to a season-high four-game winning streak in the midst of conference play. During this streak, USD has outshot their opponents 59-29 and out cornered them 28-8.
CAN YOU SEE ME: All USD home matches, as well as select road matches, will now be streamed live via video on the athletics department website. Fans can watch all the action live from the comfort of their home by logging onto usdtoreros.com. There is no cost for this service.
2011 GAMETRACKER AVAILABLE: All San Diego women's soccer home matches can be followed via Gametracker on the Toreros athletic web site at www.usdtoreros.com. Gametracker is a service of CBS, the official web provider for San Diego athletics, and is a real time update of the action. Selected San Diego road matches are also available via Gametracker. To see if Gametracker is available for a match, go to the women's soccer schedule page and look for the Gametracker Link on each match this season.
THE GREENWOOD FILE: Since taking over the San Diego women's soccer program in 2003, Ada Greenwood has upheld the rich soccer tradition that San Diego is known for and continues to build a successful and nationally recognized program. Just the third coach in USD's storied 18 year history, Greenwood has compiled an overall record of 82-62-16 in his eight seasons at the helm. As San Diego's top assistant from 1998-2002, Greenwood helped USD to a 66-30-5 record and four NCAA College Cup appearances.
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San Diego Beats Davidson 52-3
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Toreros put on skills clinic for local children
Meet the Toreros: Allyson Eylers
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Smith and Coach Lindsey talk challenges and strategies for first away PFL game
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USD Hosts Dayton in PFL Opener
Co-Captain Brian Riley & Coach Lindsey talk about the challenges of the Saturday's game
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Volleyball up to no. 7 after dominant weekend
Meet The Toreros: Ana Ramos
Freshman guard from Portugal
Cross Country Shows Speed on Home Course
The women finished second overall & the men finished fourth overall
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6-2 MH From Playa Del Rey, CA
Second Home Tournament Preview
Lauren Schad & Jayden Kennedy talk about new ranking and preview upcoming games
Home Cross Country Race Preview
Head Coach Guarino and seniors Benster & Smith talk about the new team
Volleyball Highlights from Home Tournament Sweep
Volleyball beats UCI, CU and UCLA at their first home tournament
Sixth Man Night
Head Coach Smith talks about upcoming annual fundraiser
Volleyball's First Home Tournament of the Season
Kramer & Jennings recap last game and share excitement for upcoming tournament
Football Plays Cal Poly After 27-0 Opening Week Win
Giorgi and Lindsey recap game against WNM and preview Cal Poly
Men's Soccer Home Opener Preview
Price & McFadden preview UCD & Sac State
Postgame Highlights & Interviews
Western New Mexico Preview
Jamal Agnew & Anthony Lawrence break down WNMU.
USD vs. Stanford Volleyball UPSET
Torero women win 3 of 5 sets against #11 Stanford.
Meet the Toreros: Isaiah Pineiro
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Men's Soccer Kicks Off Season In NC
Coach McFadden & Michael Turner Preview Matches vs Duke & Elon.
Softball Golf Tournament Promo
September 17th at Bernardo Heights CC.
Meet the Toreros: Isaiah Wright
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Training Camp Update
Team prepares for Saturday scrimmage.
Meet the Toreros: Patricia Brossmann
6'0" freshman forward from Berlin, Germany.
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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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Meet the Toreros: Nassir Barrino
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Meet the Toreros: Frank Ryder
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All the top plays from 2015-16
Jordan Angus - Male Torero of the Year
Angus reflects on his time at USD
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Malina Hood looks back at her USD career
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San Diego faces Vanderbilt in first round
2016 Celebration of Excellence
Behind the Scenes at the COE
Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
Men's Tennis senior Day
The Toreros host LMU and Pepperdine Saturday and Sunday
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The Toreros host Saint Mary's Saturday and Sunday
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
Jito Kok and Duda Sanadze prepare for the final home game
USD Baseball Season Preview
Season starts at No. 3 Vanderbilt February 19
USD Softball Season Preview
Season starts February 12
USD travels to No. 9 UCLA Friday
Toreros Host Kentucky Saturday
USD looks to defend home court against No. 22 Kentucky
Toreros Host Pepperdine & LMU
USD returns home after four-game road trip
Toreros Team Up with PYBL
Men's Basketball hosts annual clinic for Challenged Division
Men's Tennis 2016
USD opens at home vs UC Irvine and UCSD Saturday
Preview of USD women's basketball WCC opener vs. BYU.
City Championship Highlights
Relive the Toreros' Upset over SDSU at Petco Park
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The 9-1 Toreros will host Hope International in their final game before WCC play
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Postgame reaction and press conferences
Toreros Return Home
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Men's Basketball Season Tickets
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Coach Smith and Brett Bailey preview the season opener at USC
Jonah Hodges and Dale Lindsey talk about Jonah's return and preview Davidson game
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
Coach Lindsey and Jeff Starr preview Campbell
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WCC Media Day
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Torero Community Service
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Men's Basketball Camp Update
Kok and Carter talk about the upcoming season
Toreros host Bulldogs for Homecoming game
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ITA All-American's Preview
Petronijevic, Angus, & Vittek Prepare
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Toreros First True Road Game of 2015
CSUN and UCSB Preview
Toreros Look to Extend Win Streak
Aztec Invite Recap
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Toreros Take on Cross-town Rival
Highlights from 45-21 win
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Previewing Western New Mexico
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A preview of the USD Tournament
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Previewing No. 16 Cal
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