Rally sparks women's soccer to tournament title


Freshman Chioma Ubogagu scored midway through the second half to break a scoreless draw and give the Stanford women's soccer team a 2-0 victory over visiting UC Irvine Sunday as part of the Stanford Invitational.

Palo Alto grad Teresa Noyola added an insurance goal less than two minutes as the second-ranked Cardinal (6-0-1) extended a few winning streaks.

Stanford extended its home winning streak to 40, its home unbeaten streak to 44, and its regular-season unbeaten streak to 49. The Cardinal beat defending NCAA champ Notre Dame on Friday night, 2-1.

The Cardinal outshot the Anteaters, 7-2, in the first half. Noyola had the only shot on goal, which was saved by UCI's Jennifer Randazzo, who had five for the game.

Stanford's Aly Gleason stopped the only shot on goal she faced. Stanford outshot the Anteaters, 19-6, overall.

The Cardinal travels to Portland for a game Thursday at 7 p.m. and will be at Santa Clara next Sunday at 8 p.m.

Men's soccer

Stanford dropped a 1-0 decision to visiting Lehigh as pat of the Cal Legacy Classic on Sunday.

The Cardinal (1-4) finished third and Garrett Gunther and Adam Jahn were named to the all-tournament team.

Stanford hosts USF on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Field hockey

Stephanie Byrne scored early in the second half to break a tie and help give No. 20 Stanford a 4-2 win over visiting No. 18 Northeastern on Sunday.

Hope Burke, Becky Dru and Devon Holman also scored for the Cardinal (5-1), which opens NorPac Conference play at Pacific on Saturday afternoon.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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