Sept. 1, 2000
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Senior forward Kathleen Celio scored her first career hat trick as the third-ranked Santa Clara women's soccer team swept Oregon 6-0 this evening at Buck Shaw Stadium to open the Broncos' 2000 home schedule.
Santa Clara remains undefeated at 2-0-0 while the Ducks drops to 2-2-0. The Broncos increase its home win streak to 32 matches, last losing at Buck Shaw in 1997. Additionally, Santa Clara has not lost a regular season match in the last 45 tries.
Celio scored her first goal :39 seconds into the match. She took a cross from sophomore midfielder Aly Wagner and headed the ball into the net. It was the program's fifth quickest all-time goal. She followed with headers at the 56:42 and 61:24 marks. Celio recorded her seventh point on an assist to Kerry Cathcart's goal with :25 seconds remaining in the match.
Santa Clara posted 21 shots on goal, while Oregon recorded six.
The Broncos remain at home for a Labor Day matchup against another Pac-10 opponent, Washington. The Sept. 4 match will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Buck Shaw Stadium.
Scoring 1 2 Final
Oregon 0 0 0
SCU 3 3 6
Oregon Peters 8
SCU Gleason 2
SCU Sharpe 2
SCU Kathleen Celio (Aly Wagner) 00:39 SCU, 1-0
SCU Heather Aldama (Veronica Zepeda) 19:23 SCU, 2-0
SCU Veronica Zepeda (Aly Wagner) 35:27 SCU, 3-0
SCU Kathleen Celio (Kristi Candau) 56:42 SCU, 4-0
SCU Kathleen Celio (Rachel Weber, Kerry Cathcart) 61:24 SCU, 5-0
SCU Kerry Cathcart (Kathleen Celio) 89:35 SCU, 6-0
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