Stanford Gets Late Goal For 1-0 Exhibition Win
Aug. 25, 2009
Stanford, Calif. - The Stanford men's soccer team continued their exhibition season with a 1-0 win on Tuesday night versus Saint Mary's. The Cardinal again played stout defense, and got on the board in an extra 30 minute period played at the conclusion of the match.
While the two teams went scoreless in regulation, the Cardinal and Gaels played an extra 30 minutes unofficially where Stanford ended the scoreless tie. Just before the full time, Ryan Thomas found Cameron Lamming on a cross to give the Cardinal the lead and game-winning goal.
In regulation, the Cardinal outshot the Gaels 15-12, including 9-6 in the second half. Freshman Adam Jahn and junior Bobby Warshaw each put shots on goal, but were denied by Saint Mary's keeper Doug Herrick.
In the first half, Evan Morgan had two near misses when he had a header and a chip over the keeper sail just over the cross bar. Morgan led Stanford with four total shots.
The Cardinal offense created eight corners to just four for Saint Mary's.
In net, Stanford keeper John Moore was again rock-solid, posting the shutout with three saves.
The Cardinal will conclude their exhibition season when they travel to take on the University of Denver on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 3:30 pm PST. The game will we played in Dick's Sporting Goods Stadium, home of the Colorado Rapids of MLS.
Stanford will begin their regular season on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 4:00 pm PST, when they travel to Lehigh.