Stanford women sink Navy in soccer season opener


Alana Cook and Michelle Xiao each scored a goal and the Stanford women's soccer team opened the season with a 2-1 nonconference over host Navy on Friday.

The fifth-ranked Cardinal play at Georgetown at 9 a.m. Sunday. The Hoyas opened with a 6-0 victory over Towson.

Alana Cook
Stanford outshot Navy, 18-3, including 7-1 on goal. Senior goalkeeper Jane Campbell saw one shot, which went for a goal in the 78th minute.

Following a scoreless first half, Cook gave the Cardinal the lead with a header into the net off a corner kick from Andi Sullivan.

Xiao made it 2-0 in the 77th minute, dribbling into the penalty box and then beating the Navy goalkeeper to the far post.

Jordan DiBiasi took four shots, with three on goal.

— Palo Alto Online Sports


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Posted by robyn
a resident of Atherton
on Aug 20, 2016 at 8:54 am

Danville's Rachel Feldman was responsible for the assist that resulted in the Navy goal against Stanford.
How many unranked teams will score against the Cardinal this season?
Go Navy!

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