Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Press shatters Cardinal scoring record
by Paul Kennedy, September 27th, 2010 4:46PM
Subscribe to College Soccer Reporter

MOST READ
TAGS:  college women

MOST COMMENTED

[STANFORD-PORTLAND]Christen Pressset the Stanford career scoring record with what proved to be a game-winner as the No. 2 Cardinal earned a 2-1 victory over then-No. 3 Portland on Saturday night at soldout Laird Q. Cagan Stadium.

Mariah Nogueira opened the scoring for Stanford in the 21st minute on a shot from 25 yards, and Press made it 2-0 15 minutes later, chipping a left-footed shot inside the far post.

With her 153rd point, Press broke the mark of 152 established by Sarah Rafanelli (1990-93).

"I've been saying all along, Christen Press is an incredible player," Stanford coach Paul Ratcliffe said. "The goal she scored was fantastic. The whole season and her whole career, she's been amazing. She deserves it and I'm really proud of her."

Press has 13 goals for the season, putting her within one of another Rafanelli record, this one for career goals (59).

"It's a big honor," Press said of her points mark. "But we're just playing the game to win, any way shape or form."

Stanford outshot Portland, 11-1, in the first half that was as close to flawless soccer as the Cardinal has played all season.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
USL: Brandt leaves Navy for struggling Riverhounds    
Dave Brandt, the winningest active coach in Division I men's soccer, quit his job as Navy's ...
Jordan Morris carries Stanford to first men's title    
In what could be his farewell game, Jordan Morris showed why he is the first collegian ...
Finalists named for MAC Hermann Trophy awards    
The finalists for the MAC Hermann Trophy awards are Georgetown forward Brandon Allen, Creighton forward Fabian ...
NSCAA names NCAA Division I Men's All-America Teams    
NCAA Division I runner-up Clemson led all teams with four players on the NCAA Division I ...
Six collegians in Canada team at Natal tournament    
West Virginia All-Americans Kadeisha Buchanan and Ashley Lawrence and Rebecca Quinn, who helped Duke reach the ...
Stanford-Akron: More than Morris on show    
Stanford, led by heralded U.S. international Jordan Morris, faces Akron, winner of the 2010 NCAA title ...
Clemson-Syracuse: ACC rivals face off in rubber match    
No. 2 seed Clemson and No. 6 Syracuse square off in a battle of ACC teams ...
Pfeiffer and Grand Valley State crowned champions    
Pfeiffer claimed its first NCAA Division II men's title and also the first title in 29 ...
Scoreboard: Small College Tournaments    
Six champions will be crowned on Saturday: NCAA Division II Men (Pfeiffer-Cal Poly Pomona), NCAA Division ...
Clemson survives shootout to reach Men's College Cup    
No. 2 seed Clemson beat Maryland, 3-1, in a shootout after their game ended 1-1 to ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives