Top-10 matches highlight weekend
Preview: Santa Clara looks to bounce back from losses
|Top Matchups (All Times ET)|
|@||Sept. 10 -- 3 p.m.: No. 6 UC-Santa Barbara vs. No. 8 UC-Irvine|
|@||Sept. 10 -- 3 p.m.: No. 7 Pepperdine Waves vs. No. 10 Loyola Marymount Lions|
|@||Sept. 10 -- 9 a.m.: No. 14 Santa Clara Broncos vs. No. 19 St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers|
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Key Notes: Salit scored eight goals against Cal and Pacific last weekend. This 2010 All-American is practically unstoppable in one-on-one situations. He scored a team-best 49 goals, including 13-for-22 on 6-on-5 situations last season. Salit also led the Aggies with 50 drawn exclusions (including seven five-meter penalties) and 18 field blocks.
Other Players to Watch
• Two longtime rivals face off in what is always a tight affair as Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount meet this weekend with bragging rights on the line. Do not be surprised if this matchup finds overtime.
• UC-Davis tries to bounce back from losses to second-ranked California and fifth-ranked Pacific as they head to the Inland Empire Classic to face Whittier, Redlands, La Verne and Pomona-Pitzer.