October 19, 1998
UCLA vs. Oregon - The No. 19 UCLA Bruins (13-2-1, 3-1) will face-off against the Oregon Ducks (4-6-2, 1-2) on Friday, October 23 at 7:30 pm at Spaulding Field. UCLA won last year's contest 6-0, (the only meeting between the two teams), and will look to duplicate that offensive production this weekend. The Ducks have played two nationally-ranked teams this season, losing to No. 21 Wake Forest 3-2 in overtime and holding No. 7 Portland to just one goal in the 1-0 loss. The Ducks are led by freshman forward/midfielder Chalise Baysa with 14 points.
UCLA vs. Oregon State - Oregon State (5-7-1, 0-3) and UCLA will play in the Bruins' last regular season home game on Sunday, October 18 at 1 pm at the North Athletic Field. UCLA won last year's match-up 3-0 and leads the series record 2- 1-0. The Beavers are led by senior forward Lindy Brown (6g, 4a). Bruin seniors Louise Lieberman, Larisa Kiremidjian and Liz Willemse will be honored prior to the game.
Next Week - Cross-town rivals UCLA and USC will match-up next week in one of the most anticipated games of the season. The two teams will play on Sunday, November 1 at 1 pm at the Los Angeles Coliseum. UCLA won last year's contest 3-1 in front of the largest crowd ever to watch a Bruin home game (2,373). UCLA has the Trojan's number, leading the series record 6-1-0.
Bruins Earn Split Against Bay Area Schools - UCLA lost a tough one this weekend, falling to California 2-1 in double overtime. Freshman forward Staci Duncan scored UCLA's lone goal just 4:05 into the game. The Bruins did bounce back from the loss, defeating No. 25 Stanford 2-1. UCLA was led by two of UCLA's top three scorers, Breana Boling and Tracey Milburn. This is UCLA second straight win over Stanford.
The Pac-10 Race - Despite the loss to Cal, UCLA is in a four-way tie for first place in the Pac-10 with Cal, Washington and Washington State. The Bruins continue to lead the league statistically, ranking first in team points (96) and goalkeeping (0.54). UCLA has five players in the top-25 in scoring, three in the top-14 in goals scored and one in the top-16 in assists.
On Fire - Sophomore forward Tracey Milburn has been on fire for the Bruins lately, scoring a point or an assist in UCLA's last five games and in seven of the last eight. Her five-game streak is the most consecutive games with a point for any player this season. Milburn is currently tied for second on the team in points (16) and goals (7) with fellow newcomer Breana Boling. She has accounted for half of UCLA's goals in Pac-10 action and joins Boling and Larisa Kiremidjian as the only three Bruins this season to have two goals in one game. She is currently tied for sixth in the Pac-10 in points and tied for seventh in goals scored.
Leading the Offense - Freshman forward Staci Duncan continues to lead the Bruins offensively, totaling 24 points this season on nine goals and six assists. Duncan is currently tied for first in points and assists and is tied for second in goals scored in the Pac-10. Duncan is tied for first on the team in game- winning goals (4) with fellow freshman Breana Boling.
Putting Up The Numbers - Adding another threat to UCLA's scoring arsenal is freshman midfielder Breana Boling. She is currently tied for second on the team in points (16) and goals scored (7) and for first in game-winning goals (4). Boling has scored three of UCLA's last four game-winning goals. She is currently tied for sixth in the Pac-10 in points and tied for seventh in goals scored. UCLA is 5-0 this season when Boling scores a goal.
Bruins In The Polls - UCLA is currently ranked 19th by the NSCAA, 13th by Soccer America and 16th by Soccer News.
UCLA SEASON LEADERS
Staci Duncan 24 Breana Boling 16 Tracey Milburn 16Goals:
Staci Duncan 9 Breana Boling 7 Tracey Milburn 7Assists:
Staci Duncan 6 Vanessa Clark 3 Louise Lieberman 3Goalkeeping:
Lindsay Culp 0.55