The No. 22 California women's soccer team defeated Santa Clara, 1-0, in double overtime Sunday at Edwards Stadium. Senior Nikki Schrey scored the game-winning goal in the second overtime period to win the game for the Golden Bears. Cal improves to 7-3-0 while Santa Clara drops to 3-6-2.
"Our players were certainly up for this game. We take Santa Clara very seriously, they're traditionally one of the best teams in the country," said Cal head coach Neil McGuire. "We have the utmost respect for their players, the team and their coaching staff so we wanted to make sure we came here with the right level of energy. Overall, I thought we performed quite well."
For the game, California outshot the Broncos, 26-3, with sophomorer Megan Jesolva pacing the team with five shots. Cal keeper Gina Pellegrini made four stops, while Santa Clara goalie Megan McCray grabbed eight.