No. 13 USC Women's Soccer Shuts Out Oregon, 1-0, at Home
LOS ANGELES – Kaylin Martin scored an early goal for the No. 13 USC women's soccer team and the Trojan defense made it stand up, beating Oregon 1-0 on Sunday afternoon at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum.
The win comes on the heels of a 2-0 win over Oregon State on Friday and moves USC to 3-1 overall and 2-1 in Pac-12 play. Oregon falls to 2-3-1 overall and 1-2 in conference action.
Martin got on the end of a Savannah DeMelo corner in the 13th minute, floating home a header just under the crossbar for the only score of the day. It was Martin's second goal of her career, with both being game-winners.
Oregon got off just eight shots on the day, with three being on target. Anna Smith made one save in the first half and Kaylie Collins made two saves in the second half. The USC defense hasn't allowed a goal in its last 256 minutes of play.
13' – USC: Kaylin Martin (assisted by Savannah DeMelo) – DeMelo sent in a corner from the left side and Martin headed it just out of the reach of the Oregon keeper and off the bottom of the crossbar for the goal.
The Trojans hit the road for their next three games, heading to Utah (Friday) and Colorado (Sunday) next week. USC then returns to L.A. for a non-conference matchup with UCLA on Thursday, March 18.
— USC Women's Soccer (@USC_WSoccer) March 8, 2021