Men's Soccer Stays in Northwest to Face Washington Sunday

Men's Soccer Stays in Northwest to Face Washington Sunday

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Santa Clara men's soccer stays in the Northwest for a showdown at Washington Sunday at 2 p.m.

On Thursday, the Broncos came-from-behind twice at Seattle but ended up falling 5-2 to the Redhawks.

Santa Clara is 9-7-1 all-time against Washington with the first meeting coming in 1973. In 2013, the Huskies beat the Broncos 4-1 at then-Buck Shaw Stadium. The last Santa Clara win was 3-2 OT victory in 2006 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.


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Santa Clara (0-6) has scored six goals and put 25 of its 63 shots on frame. The Broncos have earned 21 corner kicks so far this season.

Valdemar Andersen leads the team with a pair of goals. Miles Robinson has added a goal and an assist while Carlos Delgadillo, Brandon Gillingham, and Satoshi Chaffin have each scored once. Andres Jimenez and Jonathan Jarrett have one assist each.

Henning Jolivet has started the last three games in net had has made 10 saves for a .526 save percentage.

Washington (4-2) has split with a pair of ranked teams. The Huskies fell at No. 16 Akron 2-0 but won at home against No. 22 Gonzaga.

They have outscored opponents 12-5 and outshot teams 83-52. The Huskies have drawn 36 corners kick and surrendered 26.

Elijah Rice and Scott Menzies are tied for the team lead with three goals each while six other Washington players have scored one goal each. Hanwalla Bwana, Balke Bodily, and Jaret Townsend lead the team with two assists apiece and six other Huskies have one.

Saif Kerawala has allowed five goals for a 0.83 GAA and made 11 saves for a .688 save percentage. He has two solo shutouts and one split shutout this year.

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