USD Men's Soccer 1995
USD SOCCER POTPOURRI
A LOOK AT USD SOCCER HISTORY, ITS TRADITION AND IMPACT... Pipeline to the Pros
MetLife Perhaps the biggest highlight of the USO home soccer season, the annual MetLife Challenge draws more fans, media coverage and excitment to Torero Stadium than any other event. By lend– ing its name and support, the MetLife Company and USO have teamed to field one of the best tournaments on the West Coast. 6th Annual USO/ MetLife Challenge Sept. 15-1 7, Torero Stadium Washington, Cal Poly SLO, Columbia, USO Past MetLife Champions
Since the late 1980s, many USO players have moved on to the pro ranks following their ca– reers on the hilltop. The San Diego Sockers, 10- time indoor world champions, had five former Toreros on their roster this past Continental In– door Soccer League (CISL) season. Toreros in the U.S. pro ranks Chugger Adair ('90-'92) San Diego Sockers David Beall ('90-'93) San Diego Sockers Tom Crane ('89-'90) Las Vegas Dustdevils Chris Duke ('85-'88) Pittsburgh Stingers Paul Gelvezon ('90-'91) San Diego Sockers Kevin Legg ('91-'93) San Diego Sockers Toby Taitano ('90-'93) San Diego Sockers The West Coast Conference The WCC is considered one of the top soccer conferences in the nation. Four WCC teams have reached the NCAA Final Four (Portland 1988; Santa Clara 1989, 1991; USO 1992) with Santa Clara becoming co-national champs in 1989. San Francisco owns four national titles. In 1993, the WCC placed four teams in the NCAA tour– nament, more than any other conference. WCC's top returning point scorers 1994 Season GP G A PTS 1.) Guillermo Jara, USO 19 13 15 41 3.) Jeremy Buettner, SCU 19 11 10 32 4.) Mike Lynch, SCU 18 11 8 30 6.) Lafe Vittitoe, USO 15 8 7 23 7.) Linus Rhode, POR 19 9 4 22 8.) David Xausa, POR 18 9 3 21 WCC's top returning goalkeepers 1994 Season GP G GAA SH 5.) Rob McDonald, SMC 17 20 1.11 5 Note: The WCC's top five 'keepers last season, in terms of CAA, were all seniors.
1994 - USO 1993 - USO 1992 - USO 1991 - UNC Charlotte 1990 - USO, Seattle Pacific (tie)
Torero Stadium Soccer night at Alcala Park draws with the best collegiate programs in the country in terms of attendance. Last season alone, USO drew over 14,000 fans for nine home dates, averaging 1,613 spectators per game. On six occasions, USO has drawn over 3,000 fans to Torero Stadium. USD's largest crowds (home and away) 8,150 - Virginia, NCAA Final, 12-6-92, Davidson, NC 8,150 - Davidson, NCAA Final Four, 12-4-92 Davidson, NC 4,000 - Indiana, NCAA Regional Final, 11-24-92 Torero Stadium 4,000 - Stanford, NCAA First Rd., 11-14-92 Torero Stadium 3,850 - Portland, 11-6-92, Torero Stadium 3,615 - CSUF, NCAA Second Rd., 11-21 -93 Torero Stadium 3,500 - SDSU, 9-14-91, Torero Stadium 3,000 - Santa Clara, 10-26-90, Torero Stadium USD's record at Torero Stadium 1989 4-0-0 1992 10-2-0 1990 5-1-4 1993 7-4-0 1991 4-5-0 1994 6-2-0 36-14-4 (.667) overall
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