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Stanislaus womens soccer remains fifth in region rankings
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Even after nearly pulling off an upset over a nationally ranked opponent and beating a previously unbeaten team, the Cal State Stanislaus women’s soccer did not move in the West Region rankings, which was released by the National Soccer Coaches Association America on Tuesday.The Warriors remain at No. 5, as Seattle Pacific, Cal State San Bernardino and Western Washington hold down the top three spots.On Friday, Stanislaus had a great performance before falling 3-2 in double-overtime to San Bernardino, ranked 13th in the country, at Warrior Stadium in California Collegiate Athletic Association. The Warriors (3-1 CCAA, 5-1 overall) had another standout game from Karenee Demery, who scored her team’s two goals.But in their second of back-to-back home games two days later, the Warriors rebounded to win 2-1 to Cal Poly Pomona its first loss of the season. Alexia Poon gave Stanislaus an early goal, while Demery once again had another outstanding night by securing the game-winning score after receiving a short pass from Tiffany Martin near the penalty kick line, turning to score her CCAA-leading ninth goal of the season. Stanislaus men’s soccer falls short in overtime Tyler Reinhert split two defenders to knock in the game-winner in the first overtime period as visiting Cal Poly Pomona defeated Cal State Stanislaus 2-1 on Sunday at Warrior Stadium.
Cal State Stanislaus suffered its first defeat of the season and falls to 3-1-2 overall and 2-1-1 in the CCCAA.
Cal Poly Pomona is now 4-2-0, 2-2-0 in conference play.Andres Zamora scored the Warrior goal in the first half, at 33:16, for a 1-0 lead — a score that held up until early in the second half with CPP sending in the equalizer in the 49th minute.Zamora came off the bench in the 27th minute and scored six minutes later. From 20 yards out, Zamora took a deflection and kicked it in for the lead. Jose Velasquez was credited with the assist.
The score remained 1-0 until the 49th minute when Pomona responded on Luis Gonzales' fifth score of the year with an assist by Reinhart, who then scored Cal Poly Pomona's sudden victory goal at 93:24 to end the contest.