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No. 18 USC Women's Soccer Heads to No. 19 Cal

Oct 12, 2022

LOS ANGELES - The No. 18 USC women's soccer team hits the road for its lone match this week, playing at No. 19 Cal on Friday at 4 p.m.
HOW TO FOLLOW - Friday's game will be broadcast live on the Pac-12 Network. Links for the broadcast and live stats can be found on the women's soccer schedule page at In-game updates will also be available on Twitter by following @USC_Wsoccer.
SOCIAL MEDIA - Keep up with everything USC women's soccer this year by following the Trojans on all of their social media platforms. You can follow @USCWsoccer on Instagram and @USC_Wsoccer on Twitter, and like USC Women's Soccer on Facebook.
SERIES VS CAL - USC owns a 15-10-2 all-time record against the Cal Golden Bears. The Trojans have won the last two meetings between the teams, including a 2-0 win at home last season, and four of the last five in the series. Cal's last win over USC came in 2019 in Berkeley (1-0 in OT).
LAST WEEK - The Trojans split their two games last week, falling 1-0 to Arizona before bouncing back with a 2-1 win over Arizona State. USC got two goals from Croix Bethune in the win over ASU on Senior Day.
9/12 - Simone Jackson (offensive)
9/26 - Nicole Payne (offensive)
10/3 - Croix Bethune (offensive)
IN THE RANKINGS - After starting the season at No. 15 in the rankings, the Trojans fell out following an opening-day loss at Purdue. Three weeks ago USC jumped back into the ranking at No. 20, then moved up to No. 8 before falling to No. 18 this week.
BALANCED ATTACK - USC has had eight different goal scorers so far this season, with six different players posting multiple goals through nine games. 12 different USC players have recorded at least a point this season and 10 Trojans have posted at least one assist.
AWUJO/BURNS CALLED UP - Simi Awujo and Zoe Burns were both recently called up by the Canadian National Team for a pair of friendlies in Spain on Oct. 6 & 10. Awujo played in both matches as a substitute and Burns appeared in the Oct. 10 friendly as a sub. Canada beat Argentina 2-0 and Morocco 4-0.
Assists - Bethune (7) - 1st Pac-12/13th NCAA
Assists - Sampaio (5) - 5th Pac-12
Assists/G - Bethune (0.70) - 1st Pac-12/5th NCAA
Assists/G - Sampaio (0.45) - 5th P12
Goals - Bethune (7) - 7th Pac-12
Goals/G - Bethune (0.70) - 4th P12/20th NCAA
Goals/G - Jackson (0.44) - 13th P12
Points - Bethune (21) - 3rd Pac-12/20th NCAA
Points/G - Bethune (2.10) - 1st Pac-12/6th NCAA
Points/G - Jackson (1.11) - 13th P12
Save% - Smith (0.818) - 3rd Pac-12
GAA - Smith (0.773) - 3rd Pac-12