Women’s soccer controls Arizona State game despite second-half slowdown

Freshman midfielder Jessie Fleming scored both of UCLA women's soccer's goals within the first nine minutes of the match against Arizona State, retaking the team lead in goals from Darian Jenkins with seven. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman midfielder Jessie Fleming scored both of UCLA women's soccer's goals within the first nine minutes of the match against Arizona State, retaking the team lead in goals from Darian Jenkins with seven. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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In many ways, the 2-0 victory for No. 11 UCLA women’s soccer (7-2-0) over Arizona State (5-3-1) to open Pac-12 play was business as usual. The Bruins controlled the ball and dictated the play virtually from start to finish.


UCLA was 30 seconds away from ending an eight-year losing streak to Stanford. But the Bruins gave up two late touchdowns to drop their Pac-12 opener 22-13. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin senior staff)
UCLA was 30 seconds away from ending an eight-year losing streak to Stanford. But the Bruins gave up two late touchdowns to drop their Pac-12 opener 22-13. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA’s defense limited Stanford to just three first half points. The Bruins also capitalized on two first half turnovers to take a 10-3 lead.(Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

UCLA football leads No. 7 Stanford 10-3 at halftime

It was all No. 7 Stanford (2-0, 1–0 Pac-12) the first half. Except for the score. The Cardinal dominated time of possession, had more yards and first downs than UCLA (2-1), but the Bruins capitalized on their drives and stifled the Stanford offense for a 10-3 lead, the first halftime lead in this matchup since 2007. Read more...

UCLA’s defense limited Stanford to just three first half points. The Bruins also capitalized on two first half turnovers to take a 10-3 lead.(Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

The UCLA men's soccer team's three game winning streak was snapped Friday after an upset by unranked Cal Poly. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The UCLA men's soccer team's three game winning streak was snapped Friday after an upset by unranked Cal Poly. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Matt Cummings/Daily Bruin senior staff)
(Matt Cummings/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior attacker Patrick Fellner will go back to his roots and take the No. 1 Bruins with him as the team travels upstate for the Mountain Pacific Invitational this weekend. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)
Senior attacker Patrick Fellner will go back to his roots and take the No. 1 Bruins with him as the team travels upstate for the Mountain Pacific Invitational this weekend. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

(Daily Bruin file photo)
(Daily Bruin file photo)


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