No. 14 Stanford Records 1-0 Victory Over USC

Oct. 24, 2004

LOS ANGELES -- Marcie Ward scored her seventh goal of the season Sunday as the No. 14 Stanford Cardinal defeated the USC Trojans, 1-0, in Pac-10 Conference action at McAlister Field. Ward scored in the 34th minute off an assist from teammate Leah Tapscott.

Both teams played an even match with the Cardinal holding off the Women of Troy in the second half as USC registered a 4-1 margin in shots.Stanford is now 10-4-2 overall and 2-2-1 in the Pac-10 while USC is now 9-6-1 overall and 3-3 in conference.

Goalkeepers Julie Peterson (USC) and Nicole Barnhart (Stanford) recorded four saves each.

The Women of Troy travels to Arizona next Friday (Oct. 29) for a 7 p.m. match and Arizona State on Sunday (Oct. 31) for a 1 p.m. start.

#14 Stanford (10-4-2, 2-2-1)	1-0---1USC (9-6-1, 3-3)		0-0---0

STAN 33:01 Marcie Ward (Leah Tapscott)

Shots: USC 9, STAN 8 Corners: USC 2, STAN 4 Fouls: USC 8, STAN 13Saves: Julie Peterson (USC) 4; Nicole Barnhart (STAN) 4

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