Nov. 5, 2010
Tucson, Ariz. - Sydney Leroux scored in the 84th minute on Friday, helping the UCLA women's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Arizona in a Pac-10 showdown at Mulcahy Stadium in Tucson. With the win, the Bruins improve to 11-7-1 overall and 4-4 in conference play. The Wildcats fall to 5-12-2 and 1-7 in the Pac-10.
Leroux, who leads the Bruins in scoring with 22 points (10g, 1a), scored off of a scramble in front of the Arizona box, eventually scoring to the far right corner. It marks her team-leading third game-winning goal of the year.
Prior to Leroux's goal, UCLA came within inches of taking a 1-0 lead on a shot by senior Lauren Barnes that bounced off the crossbar.
UCLA out-shot Arizona, 15-8 on the day. Chante' Sandiford played the entire match in goal for the Bruins, making three saves.
UCLA rounds out the regular season on Sunday, taking on Arizona State at Noon (PST). That match can be seen live in Los Angeles on Fox Sports Prime Ticket.