Santa Clara Wins Final Regular-Season Non-Conference Match of the Season
Oct. 19, 2000
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Santa Clara University men's soccer team ended its regular-season non-conference schedule with a convincing 6-1 win over the College of Notre Dame Thursday at Buck Shaw Stadium.
Juniors Tony Cota (Modesto, Calif.) and Keith Burden (Niwot, Colo) scored two goals each, while Cota added an assist to lead the Broncos. Santa Clara improved to 7-6-0 on the season, while the College of Notre Dame fell to 13-5-0.
Santa Clara opened the game at the 16:27 mark of the contest when Burden scored in his second-straight game. He converted a header from a Joe Ascolese assist to give SCU a 1-0 lead. Burden later added a low shot into the middle of the goal off a Brett Davis (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.) assist to provide the final margin of victory.
Santa Clara outshot the College of Notre Dame by a 19-4 margin in the game, including a 17-1 margin late in the game. A total of 37 players saw action in the match, including 18 for the Broncos.
Santa Clara's next scheduled match is Saturday, October 27 at the University of San Diego. The Broncos return home for their final three games of the season beginning Nov. 2 against Saint Mary's.
SANTA CLARA (7-6-0) vs. COLLEGE OF NOTRE DAME (13-5-0) Date: Oct 15, 2000 Attendance: 535
Goals by period 1 2 Tot ------------------------------- COL. OF NOTRE DAME.. 0 1 - 1 SANTA CLARA......... 3 3 - 6Shots: SANTA CLARA 19, COLLEGE OF NOTRE DAME 4 Saves: SANTA CLARA 1 (JOHNSON, Rusty 1), COLLEGE OF NOTRE DAME 7 (MEJIA, Dante 7) Corner Kicks: SANTA CLARA 6, COLLEGE OF NOTRE DAME 3 Fouls: SANTA CLARA 13, COLLEGE OF NOTRE DAME 14 Yellow Cards: SANTA CLARA 2 (Jeff Stewart, Audren Cashman), 3 (Alex Valenzuela, Nicolas Tiggs, Seng Saechaio)
SCORING SUMMARY: 1. 16:27 SCU Keith Burden (Joe Ascolese) 2. 23:37 SCU Tony Cota (Unassisted) 3. 32:26 SCU Joe Ascolese (Cota, Kellen Gilmore) 4. 47:44 SCU Michael Goehring (Unassisted) 5. 49:31 SCU Tony Cota (Unassisted) 6. 50:02 CND Matthew Bocchino (Sean Westfield) 7. 89:31 SCU Keith Burden (Brett Davis)