Top-Ranked UCLA Earned its Second Consecutive Road Shutout
The UCLA Bruins women’s soccer team is an outstanding and highly competitive intercollegiate team of the University of California at Los Angeles. Recently, UCLA defeated Weber State, 2-0 on second-half goals by Gabrielle Matulich and Julia Hernandez.
Women’s College Soccer News: With a roster of elite young women soccer players from California — as well as Norway, Canada, Australia, Japan and even one player from Illinois and Ohio, the UCLA Bruins Women’s soccer team for this 2017/18 season is hard to beat — literally and figuratively. Lead by the immensely talented head coach Amanda Cromwell, the fifth head coach in UCLA women’s soccer history, the team consistently outperforms the competition.
It is no surprise that this top-ranked team earned its second consecutive road shutout — The Bruins (6-0) will still be on the road for their next match when they play at No. 3 Virginia tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 7.
Here is the UCLA Women’s Soccer Recap:
After a scoreless first half, Matulich quickly put UCLA on the board with a golazo in the 49th minute. Matulich received a cross outside of the box from Jessie Fleming and went top shelf from 20 yards out to give the Bruins the 1-0 lead.
— UCLA Women's Soccer (@UCLAWSoccer) September 4, 2017
UCLA goalkeeper Teagan Micah and the Bruin defense held on for the clean sheet, holding Weber State to just two shots in the game, one in each half. Hernandez added a late goal with 10 seconds to go, scoring after a scramble in the box. Chloe Castaneda was credited with the assist.