Women’s Second Round College Cup Preview: Stanford vs BYU and Santa Clara vs Arizona

Women’s Second Round College Cup Preview: Stanford vs BYU and Santa Clara vs Arizona

Second round action for the Women’s College Cup kicks off tonight with two California schools in action. Below are previews for tonight’s matches.

Recaps from the first round of the 2015 Women’s College Cup

Check SoccerNation.com tomorrow for a second round preview of USC vs Princeton and Loyola Marymount vs Minnesota. Game played on Friday night. 

NOTE: Winning teams from these two games will play each other on November 21 in Stanford. 

#3 Stanford vs BYU
at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium (Stanford) 7:00 p.m. PT | Watch Live

First Round Recap:
Stanford defeated San Jose State, 2-0, on an own goal and a 43rd-minute goal from freshman Averie Collins.

BYU defeated Utah Valley State, 1-0, on a 21st-minute goal from Elena Medeiros.

Second Round Preview:
BYU will be looking for revenge and an upset on Thursday night at Laird Q. Stadium. On September 7th of this season, Stanford defeated BYU, 1-0, on a goal from Jordan DiBiasi. Since then, BYU has posted a 13-1-2 record while Stanford has gone 13-2-1. Defense will be key for both sides as BYU allowed just 7 goals all year, whereas Stanford conceded just 11 goals.

#12 Santa Clara vs Arizona
at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium (Stanford) 4:30 p.m. PT | Watch Live

First Round Recap:
Santa Clara defeated Long Beach State, 1-0, on a goal from Grace Cutler.

Arizona defeated Northern Colorado, 2-0, on goals from Jessica Nelson and Sheaffer Skadsen.

Second Round Preview:
These two teams will square off for the second time this season. On August 23, Arizona defeated Santa Clara by a score of 2-1, on goals from Gabi Stoian and Cece Bilginer. Santa Clara, who is on a five-match unbeaten streak will look to overcome Arizona, who are especially dangerous from set-pieces. Arizona has allowed 24 goals this year in 20 matches, while Santa Clara conceded just 13 goals all year.

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