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Beavers Look to Continued Strong Start Saturday vs. UCLA

Feb 23, 2021

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THE GAME: The No. 13 Oregon State men's soccer team will return home this weekend for a matchup with UCLA. The game is slated to be played Saturday at 1 p.m.

FOLLOW ALONG: Saturday's match will feature a live stream, which can be accessed here

Live stats for Saturday's match will be available at and every match this season can be followed on Twitter at @BeaverMSoccer.

2021 SEASON: The Pac-12 delayed the start of the soccer season to February due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Oregon State is scheduled to play 14 matches in the campaign, including 10 conference games. 

Quick Hitters:
- Oregon State checks in at No. 13 in this week's Top Drawer Soccer National Ranking.
- The Beavers are off to a 4-0 start for the second time in program history. The team's best ever start came in 2015, when OSU started the year 5-0.
- OSU has won four-straight games for the second time in program history, joining the 2015 squad which won its first five.
- The Beavers were selected to finish third in the Pac-12 Preseason Coaches' Poll, receiving two first-place votes
- Sofiane Djeffal was named to the Top Drawer Soccer Preseason Bext XI First Team. Djeffal, Joel Walker and Joe Hafferty were all among Top Drawer Soccer's 100 Players to Watch.
- Oregon State returns 16 of its 24 goals and 24 of its 31 assists from last season.
- Oregon State has 13 international players on the squad this season, compared to 14 domestic players.
- Terry Boss has the best winning percentage of any coach in Oregon State history.

Gloire-ous Start:
- Gloire Amanda was named to the College Soccer News and Top Drawer Soccer Teams of the Week for the second-straight week.
- The forward has scored six goals in four games, giving him the highest total in the NCAA among players who started action in the spring.
- Has three game-winning goals this season, already placing him in a tie for eighth on Oregon State's season list
- Has scored in four-straight matches, matching the second-longest streak in program history

The Matchup:
- Oregon State is 8-34-3 all-time against UCLA, but the Beavers have won the last three meetings. 

Fortress Lorenz:
- Oregon State is 19-4-3 at home since the start of the 2018 season - Terry Boss' first season as head coach.

- Joe Hafferty as selected with 37th overall pick in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft. Hafferty was selected in the second round by Inter Miami, but was later traded to the Seattle Sounders.
- The Beavers have had 11 player taken in the MLS Draft all-time, headlined by No. 1 overall pick in 2010 Danny Mwanga and No. 2 overall pick in 2015 Khiry Shelton.