Fullerton Hosts San Diego and Grand Canyon This Weekend
FULLERTON, Calif. – The Titans are set to host the University of San Diego on Friday at 7:30 p.m. PT and finish the weekend against Grand Canyon on Sunday at 5:00 p.m. PT at Titan Stadium.
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Live stats for Friday's match will be available here, audio will be available here and the live stream can be watched, here. Sunday's live stats will be available here, audio will be available here and the live stream can be watched, here.
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• Cal State Fullerton leads the Big West Conference standings with an overall record of 5-2-2.
• With the first goal against Utah State (8/27), Atlanta Primus entered the record book with one of the quickest goals to begin a game with a time of 2:26.
• Atlanta Primus is ranked second in goals for the Big West with five goals this season.
• The Titans lead the Big West in points per game averaging 5.11 points per game.
• Fullerton leads the conference in scoring offense with 1.89 goals per game.
OPPONENT AND HISTORY
University of San Diego
7:30 p.m. PT | Friday, Sept. 22 | Titan Stadium
Friday night marks the 17th time these two teams have met. Fullerton looks to overcome their 6-11-0 record against the Toreros. The last time the Titans took on the Toreros was in 2016 where they lost 0-1 at San Diego.
Grand Canyon University
5:00 p.m. PT | Sunday Sept. 24 | Titan Stadium
Fullerton welcomes Grand Canyon for the first time on Sunday night. The Lopes come to Titan Stadium with a 3-6-1 record.
FINDING THE BACK OF THE NET
Against Denver on Sep. 18, Samantha Koemans put Fullerton on the board when she netted her fourth goal of the season off a cross from Atlanta Primus in the 24th minute of play. Primus followed with a goal of her own in the 26th minute off the ball from Sarah Fajnor. Primus now tallies five goals for the season.
IN THE PRESEASON POLL
The Titans came in second place in Big West's women's soccer preseason poll released on Aug. 10. Cal State Fullerton secured 63 points in the polls, trailing Long Beach State in first with 78 points. Titans Connie Caliz made the preseason All-Conference Team.
The Titans finished last season 8-10-1 (5-3-0 Big West). This gave the team a fourth-place finish in the Big West Conference. Jazzmin Mancilla was out for the season after tearing her ACL in the season opener against Saint Mary's. The Titans made it to the semi-final of the Big West Conference Tournament where they fell to UC Irvine in PK's at George Allen Field in Long Beach, Calif.
Titans welcome back 25 members from last year's squad, including 10 starters from last year. Out of the 10, nine are seniors entering their final year with the program. Senior Morgan Bertsch, is expected to anchor the goal for the Titans. She made four starts in net compiling, a 1-2-0 record with a save percentage of .800. The Titans also welcome back their leading scorer from a year ago in Sarah Fajnor. Tala Haddad makes her return to the Titan midfield. She secured nine points for Titans scoring three goals while recording three assists. She is expected to have a strong senior year. The senior complied 16 points on seven goals scored and two assists.
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