Santa Clara Women's Soccer Tops Cal Poly 2-1 in Season Opener

Aug. 25, 2000

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - The third-ranked Santa Clara women's soccer team defeated Cal Poly 2-1 tonight at Mustang Stadium to begin the 2000 season.

Freshman forward Kristi Candau, of Los Altos, scored her first collegiate goal at the 60-minute mark for the game-winner. An assist was earned by senior forward Megan Hovarth.

The Broncos' first goal of the night was netted at the 52:32 mark when senior midfielder Rachel Weber scored, assisted by freshman defender Chardonnay Poole of Claremont.

Cal Poly countered less than two minutes later, at the 54:08 mark, as Mustang Sandy Oceguera's shot tied the game.

Santa Clara posted 16 shots on goal, while Cal Poly recorded five.

The Broncos' home season opener will be next Friday, Sept. 1 against Oregon. The match will begin at 3 p.m. at Buck Shaw Stadium.

Scoring	1	2	Final
SCU 0 2 2
Cal Poly 0 1 1

Goalkeeper Saves
SCU Gleason 2
Cal Poly Garcia 4

SCU 16
Cal Poly 5

Scoring Summary
SCU Rachel Weber (Chardonnay Poole) 52:32 SCU, 1-0
Cal Poly Sandy Oceguera (Kim Silva, Erin Martin) 54:08 Tie, 1-1
SCU Kristi Candau (Megan Hovarth) 60:00 SCU 2-1

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