Stanford To End Six-Game Road Trip At Tulsa Tournament Thursday-Friday
Sept. 15, 2003
THIS WEEK'S STANFORD MATCHES
Thursday, September 18 (7:35 pm, CT)
Stanford (1-3-0) at No. 20 Tulsa (5-1-0)*
Friday, September 19 (5:00 pm, CT)
Stanford vs. No. 8 SMU (4-1-0)*+
*Tulsa Tournament at Tulsa, OK
+Internet only broadcast available at gostanford.com ... The game is being produced by KXVI Live with Ray Canevari calling the action
STANFORD MEN'S SOCCER TEAM NOTES
STANFORD MEN'S SOCCER INDIVIDUAL NOTES
ON THE HORIZON
Following the Brown Tournament, Stanford will conclude its season-opening six-game road trip at the Tulsa Tournament by facing host Tulsa on Thursday, September 18 (7:35 pm, CT) and SMU on Friday, September 19 (5:00 pm, CT). Stanford will open its home schedule by hosting the Stanford/Nike Invitational on Friday, September 26 and Sunday, September 28. The Cardinal opens versus Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday (7:30 pm) and plays UC Irvine on Sunday (2:30 pm).
LAST WEEK'S GAME RECAPS
at Brown 2, Stanford 1 (September 12, 2003)
adidas-Brown Classic, Providence, RI
No. 19 Stanford fell to host Brown, 2-1, in a first round game at the sixth annual Adidas-Brown Classic. Stanford led 1-0 on a goal early in the second half by James Twellman before Brown answered with a pair of second half goals in front of a sellout crowd at Stevenson Field. The Cardinal fell to 1-2 on the season, while Brown won its season-opener.
Stanford got on the board first early in the second half when Twellman knocked in a corner kick taken by Galen Thompson. The Bears quickly responded less than nine minutes later to tie the game 1-1 when Brown senior captain Adom Crew dribbled into the box and junior Marcos Romaneiro chipped in the loose ball for the Bears first goal of the season.
Brown recorded the game-winning goal at the 69:16 mark when freshman Matt Britner headed in a corner kick taken by Romaneiro. The goal was Britner's first collegiate score and Romaneiro's third point of the night.
Brown held a slim 13-12 advantage in shots over the Cardinal, while Stanford led 9-5 in penalty kicks.
Cardinal goalkeeper Robby Fulton recorded six saves, while Brown goalkeeper Chris Gomez had four.
at Yale 2, Stanford 1 (September 14, 2003)
adidas-Brown Classic, Providence, RI
No. 19 Stanford scored first for the second consecutive game but was unable to hold the early advantage in a 2-1 loss to Yale in its second and final contest at the adidas-Brown Classic. Yale's Andrew Dealy converted a penalty kick with under four minutes remaining in regulation at 86:46 to snap a 1-1 tie and lift the Bulldogs to their first victory of the season. Stanford lost its third straight game.
Alex Munns tied the game at 1-1 less than five minutes after Janusz' goal when he scored after a free kick on an assist from Lindsey Williams at 18:47. Neither team would score again until Dealy converted his penalty kick after Williams was taken down in the box.
Yale held an 18-8 advantage in shots and led the Cardinal by a 6-1 margin in penalty corners.Yale goalkeeper Matt Aleksinas earned his first victory of the season without recording a save, while Stanford's Andrew Kartunen was hit with the loss in his first action with Stanford. Kartunen recorded a pair of second half saves after entering the game at halftime.
Robby Fulton played the first half for Stanford, picking up three saves.
Bret Simon is in his third year as Stanford's head coach and has compiled a 38-10-3 record for an .775 winning percentage, the best in school history. Simon has an overall record of 134-36-12 (.769) in his ninth season as a Division I head coach. Matt Stimson is in his third year as an assistant coach on The Farm while Tim Hanley is in his second season as the team's goalkeepers coach and Charlie Hatfield his first season as a volunteer assistant.
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