Nov. 11, 2002
LOS ANGELES - Third-ranked UCLA earned a No. 7 seed in the 64-team NCAA Women's Soccer Championship field announced Monday. The Bruins will host local rivals USC, Loyola Marymount and San Diego for first and second round action this Friday and Sunday at Drake Stadium.
On Friday, Nov. 15, USC (10-7-3; 5-4-0 Pac-10) will take on San Diego (11-6-3; 3-3-1 WCC) in the first match of the evening beginning at 6:00 p.m. That will be followed by UCLA (16-3; 8-1 Pac-10) vs. LMU (10-6-3; 3-3-1 WCC) at approximately 8:30 p.m. Sunday's second round match will begin at 1:00 p.m.
UCLA, which takes a seven-match winning streak into postseason play, leads the all-time series with LMU, 7-0. Most recently, the Bruins defeated the Lions, 3-2 on Oct. 6 at LMU. UCLA has also beaten San Diego and USC this year, defeating the Toreros, 6-0 on Aug. 30 and the Women of Troy, 2-0 on Oct. 27.
The Bruins have reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament the last two years, making it all the way to the NCAA Final back in 2000.
Tickets for each day are $7 for adults and $5 for youth/students with valid ID. They can be purchased at the event of by calling the UCLA Central Ticket Office at (310) UCLA-WIN.