Stanford Soccer Live: NCAA Women's Final
Dec. 6, 2009
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -
Pregame: Stanford (25-0) vs. North Carolina (22-3-1)
No. 1 Stanford, playing in its first NCAA final takes on 19-time national champion North Carolina, the defending champ.
This is the matchup that Stanford has anticipated all season, believing that any national championship quest would have to go through the Tar Heels.
Stanford is winless in nine matches (0-7-2) in the series, but tied the Tar Heels last season in their most recent meeting. Stanford's Kelley O'Hara scored on a breakaway in the 87th minute of a 1-1 draw at home.
The temperature at gametime is 47 degrees, with a light rain and winds coming from the east at 5 mph.