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NCAA.com | November 8, 2013

Ranked No. 1 for the first time in history, Pacific to face tough tests

For the first time in program history, No. 1 Pacific is ranked No. 1 in the country. Pacific hits the road for MPSF games at No. 7 Pepperdine on Friday and No. 6 UC Santa Barbara on Sunday.



No. 1 Pacific

16-3 Overall
3-1 MPSF
Fri., Nov. 8: vs. No. 7 Pepperdine
Sun., Nov. 10: vs. No. 6 UC Santa Barbara
Pacific ranked number one for first time in program history after last week's win against Southern California.

No. 2 UCLA

20-2 Overall
2-1 MPSF
Sat., Nov. 9:  vs. No. 8 Long Beach State
Sun., Nov. 10:  vs. No. 7 Pepperdine
Jon Sibley finished with seven saves against Long Beach State last weekend.

No. 2 Southern California

20-2 Overall
2-1 MPSF 


Sat., Nov. 9: vs. No. 5 California
Sun., Nov. 10: vs. No. 7 Pepperdine
Pacific held USC to a season-low six goals last weekend.

No. 4 Stanford

14-4 Overall
3-1 MPSF
Fri., Nov. 8: vs. No. 9 UC Irvine
Sat., Nov. 9: vs. Chapman
Eight players scored goals for the Cardinal in a win against UC Santa Barbara last weekend.

No. 5 California

14-5 Overall
3-2 MPSF
Sat., Nov. 9: vs. No. 2
Southern California
The Golden Bears, winners of five of their past six matches, are looking to upend a team ranked higher in the national rankings for the first time this season.

No. 6 UC Santa Barbara

16-7 Overall
3-3 MPSF
Sun., Nov. 10: vs. No. 1 PacificLast weekend, UCSB defeated No. 8 UC Irvine by the score of 11-7.

No. 7 Pepperdine

9-9 Overall
1-3 MPSF


Fri., Nov. 8: vs. No. 1 Pacific
Sun., Nov. 10: vs. No. 2 Southern California
Goaltender Bence Valcis had a career day, stopping 20 49er attempts to turn back Long Beach State last weekend.

No. 8 Long Beach State

17-3 OverallSat., Nov. 9: vs. No. 2 UCLA
Sun., Nov. 10: vs. No. 4 Stanford
Long Beach State is led by sophomore Zacchary Kappos, who has 41 goals in 25 games.

No. 9 UC Irvine

11-9 Overall
0-4 MPSF
Fri., Nov. 8: vs. No. 4 StanfordSenior Bojan Hrlec scored a game-high three goals for the 'Eaters in last weekend's loss.

No. 10 UC San Diego

12-11 Overall
4-1 WWPA
IDLEUC San Diego fell in sudden overtime 12-11 against No. 17 UC Davis on Saturday.

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