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Davila, Matadors Pull Off Slick Victory

September 16, 2000

Terry Davila, coach of the Cal State Northridge men's soccer team, paced the sideline with his shirt neatly tucked, pants without a wrinkle, his hair slicked back and arms resting comfortably on his hips.

Davila hasn't changed a bit, but the results have.

In just his second year coaching a young and inexperienced team, the Matadors accomplished something they hadn't done since 1994--they defeated California.

The Matadors pulled off the feat Friday night, 1-0, in a nonconference game at Northridge.

"To beat a [Pacific 10] school is a big win for us," Davila said. "It's an honor for us just to play a Pac-10 school."

It was only the second victory for the Matadors (3-2) against Cal (1-3).

Freshman midfielder Tony Ortega scored in the fourth minute on a header past diving goalkeeper Marco Palmieri.

Northridge's Christian Perez made seven saves.


Glendale 3, Ventura 2--Mandy Richman scored in the 27th and 52nd minutes to break a 1-1 tie and help Glendale (1-3-1, 1-0) upset the Pirates in a Western State Conference interdivisional game at the Glendale Sports Complex.

Zata Lopez assisted on each of Richman's goals, which followed a score in the ninth minute by Yuki Midorikani.

Ventura, ranked No. 3 in the state by the JC Athletic Bureau, tied the score, 1-1, on an own goal by Glendale.

Natalya Dergan scored in the 80th minute to pull the Pirates (6-2-2, 0-1) within 2-1.

Antelope Valley 9, Porterville 0--Candice Pourghahreman scored four goals and Stephanie Nelson had two in a nonconference game at Antelope Valley (4-3).


Pepperdine def. Wake Forest, 11-15, 15-5, 13-15, 15-6, 15-10--Jennifer Fopma had 16 kills for the Waves (8-0) in a nonconference match at Pepperdine.

Kate Taylor had eight of Pepperdine's 22 blocks. Taylor and Stacy Rouwenhorst each had 13 kills.

Trina Maso de Moya had 25 kills and 14 digs for Wake Forest (7-1).

Canyons def. Fullerton, 15-7, 9-15, 15-6, 15-6--Sharon Foster had 17 kills and 11 digs, and Teri Castrellon had nine kills and 12 digs for Canyons (2-1) in a nonconference match at Fullerton.


Western State Conference Meet No. 1--Glendale, led by runner-up Alejandro Lemus, had five of the top seven finishers in a meet at Shoreline Park in Santa Barbara.

Lemus clocked 21:05 over the four-mile course to help Glendale to a 21-120 victory over second-place Ventura.

Jose Perezchica of Bakersfield won the race in 20:40 to help the Renegades finish fourth.

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