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Men's Soccer Returns to WCC Action Hosting San Diego

Men's Soccer Returns to WCC Action Hosting San Diego

Santa Clara (7-1-3, 1-0-1) vs. San Diego (1-11, 0-2)

When: Saturday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.
Where: Stevens Stadium
Live Stats: StatBroadcast
Video: WCC Network

Santa Clara is 34-15-5 all-time against San Diego with the first meeting coming in 1981. The last meeting was a 3-0 Broncos victory in the season finale last spring.


  • Santa Clara has won 10 of its last 14 games dating back to the spring season.  The Broncos are 10-1-3 during that span and are unbeaten in the last seven contests (4-0-3). 
  • The lone loss this season was at then No. 2-ranked Georgetown.
  • Saturday's match closes out a four game homestand for the Broncos where they are 1-0-2 during the span and 5-0-2 overall at home this fall.
  • Senior forward Oladayo Thomas leads the West Coast Conference in goals (seven), assists (five), points (19) and shots (42).
  • Freshman forward Dominic Vegaalban was named WCC Offensive Player of the Week after his brace on Saturday against Cal.  Vegaalban is tied for second in the WCC with four goals and tied for third with nine points. 
  • Gradudate student midfielder Javier Ruiz Duran is tied for second in the WCC with four assists. 
  • Graduate student goalkeeper Andreu Cases Mundet has given up nine goals in 1,023 minutes of action and is third in the conference with a 0.79 goals-against average.
  • The Broncos have conceded just one goal in the first half all season.  It came against Pacific.  
  • Santa Clara has been to 20 NCAA Tournaments, five College Cups (1989, 1991, 1998, 1999, 2003) and won one National Championship (1989).
  • The Broncos have won the West Coast Conference 12 times (1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2015).
  • Head coach Cam Rast is in his 20th year as the head coach. He owns a 185-135-54 career record and is Santa Clara men's soccer's winningest coach.  A Santa Clara University alumnus, Rast has led his alma mater to seven NCAA tournaments and five West Coast Conference Championships since taking over the Bronco men's soccer program in 2002. A former All-America player on Santa Clara's National Championship team of 1989 and U.S. Olympic Team captain in 1992, Rast spent eight seasons as an assistant coach at SCU from 1994-2001.

All Santa Clara Athletics home events will operate in compliance with state, county, and university COVID-19 guidelines. While masks are not required for outdoor events on campus, we highly encourage fans to wear masks especially when social distancing guidelines cannot be met or when others around you are eating or drinking. Seating in Stevens Stadium is general admission and we encourage everyone to utilize appropriate social distancing in the stands and common areas. Updates will be provided should there be an adjustment in protocol.

Tickets are available either online or at Stevens Stadium prior to the match. Purchase tickets online and avoid waiting at the stadium box office which opens one hour prior to kickoff. Questions may be directed to the Santa Clara Athletics ticket office from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at (408) 554-4660 or The ticket office also handles inquiries on group tickets.

For weekday matches, the Leavey Center lot (see below for access), located on Accolti Way off El Camino Real, is free beginning one hour prior to kickoff. Any other parking facility on campus will be subject to normal daily rates or restrictions, including the main structure, located adjacent to Stevens Stadium on Palm Drive. During the weekend, campus parking facilities are free (except for permit required locations). Click here for a campus map and parking restrictions.

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