SANTA CLARA, Calif. – After moving into the top-10 in the most recent United Soccer Coaches poll, No. 9 Santa Clara women's soccer wraps-up its three-game homestand with Kansas State Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
On Monday, the Broncos took down North Texas 1-0 in a tough, physical game.
This will be the first meeting between the two programs.
Santa Clara (3-0) leads the West Coast Conference in goals per game (2.3) and assists per game (2.0) while allowing the second fewest goals per game (0.7) in the conference. The Broncos have outscored opponents 7-2 and hold a 50-10 advantage in shots and a 19-3 edge in shots on goal.
Maria Sanchez leads the team with seven points and is tied for second in the country with five assists. Maddy Gonzalez is second in the league with three goals while three other Broncos have scored once each.
Melissa Lowder has allowed one goal in three games for a 0.37 GAA and has had to make just one save on the year.
Kansas State (3-0) has not allowed a goal on the season, outscoring opponents 6-0. The Wildcats have a 50-20 edge in shots and a 28-9 lead in shots on goal.
Katie Cramer leads the team with two goals and five points and is tied for the team lead with one assist. Four other Wildcats have scored once each and two had added an assist apiece.
In net, Emma Malsy has played every minute and made nine saves.
Tickets: Season or single-game tickets are available. Click here to purchase online or contact the ticket office weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at (408) 554-4660 or BroncoTickets@scu.edu. Group discounts are also available through our ticket office sales and service consultants. Gates to Stevens Stadium, as well as its ticket office, are open one hour prior to the start of the match.
Parking: For weekday matches, the Leavey Center lot, located on Accolti Way off El Camino Real, is free beginning one hour prior to kickoff. Any other parking facility on campus will be subject to normal daily rates or restrictions, including the main structure, located adjacent to Stevens Stadium on Palm Drive. During the weekend, campus parking facilities are free (except for permit required locations). Click here for a campus map and parking restrictions.
VIDEO | The number nine is a good one for the #SCUBroncos right now - @Maria17_7 sports that number and the team is ranked No. 9 in the country!#StampedeTogether #SCUBroncos pic.twitter.com/oU1Q2VNqjH— Santa Clara Women's Soccer (@SCUWomensSoccer) August 30, 2018