5. Santa Clara (16-2-4). Last year:
The Broncos finished undefeated in WCC play and reached the third round of
the NCAA Tournament.
SCU returns seven starters, including last year's WCC Freshman of the Year Jalil
Also expected to make contributions will be Stephen McCarthy
and Jide Ogunbiyi
, who was a
candidate to make Nigeria's Olympic team.
One of the nation's best freshman classes features former U.S. U-17 captain Mykell Bates
, Brandon Zimmerman
and Chance Bennett
8/30 at Loyola (Ill.)
9/1 at UIC
9/5 at Wisconsin (Middleton Sports and Fitness Invite)
9/7 Milwaukee (Middleton Sports and Fitness Invite)
(adidas Challenge) Schedule