Cal, USC clash in title rematch
Preview: Top-ranked Stanford hosts No. 4 UCLA other action
|Top Matchups (All times ET)|
|@||Oct. 15 -- 3:00 p.m. ET: No. 3 UCLA Bruins vs. No. 1 Stanford Cardinal|
|@||Oct. 15 -- 5:00 p.m. ET: No. 4 USC Trojans vs. No. 2 Cal Golden Bears|
|@||Oct. 16 -- 4:00 p.m. ET: No. 6 Pacific Tigers vs. No. 8 Pepperdine Waves|
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Key Notes: Smith scored the game-winning goal last week with four seconds left that gave the top-ranked Cardinal a 6-5 win over a feisty UC-Santa Barbara squad. He has cracked the top 20 in MPSF scoring this season. Last season earned a spot on All-MPSF Second Team .
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|Keep Your Eyes on This|
• In one of the biggest regular-season contests of 2011 and a rematch of the 2010 NCAA title game, No. 2-ranked Cal hosts No. 4 USC. Looking to avenge last year's loss, Cal features the 2010 National Player of the Year Ivan Rackov, who leads the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation in scoring with 49 goals in 15 matches (3.27 gpg).