LAX Postgame Notes: USC at Stanford (MPSF Final)|
The Women of Troy will take a 19-0 record and an automatic bid into the 2016 NCAA Championships
May 1, 2016
- USC improves to 19-0, continuing the program's best start to a season, and sets a new MPSF record for consecutive victories. The 19 wins are also the most in league history by a team in a single season, tied with Denver's 19 wins in 2014.
- The Women of Troy won their first MPSF Tournament and league title, and will receive the conference's automatic bid into the NCAA tournament. USC will play in its second consecutive NCAA tournament.
- USC became the first team to go through both the regular season and the MPSF tournament undefeated.
- The Trojans remain one of just two undefeated teams in the nation (No. 1 Maryland, 17-0).
- USC improved to 3-3 all-time against Stanford.
- The Trojans won their second game at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium and improved to 2-2 in the stadium. The Trojans previously lost there to Stanford in 2013 and 2015.
- Head coach Lindsey Munday won her 50th-career game.
- USC held its 17th opponent under 10 goals in 19 games this season.
- Junior attacker Cynthia Del Core logged a career-high two assists.
- Junior attacker Michaela Michael scored her 63rd goal of the season, which ties for sixth (with herself) in MPSF single-season history. Her 92 points this season rank sixth in MPSF single-season history. Michael scored the 25th hat trick game of her career.
- Michael's 95 draw controls are third all-time in MPSF single-season history. The only two players above her are herself (2015, 123 DC) and Amanda Johansen (2013, 100 DC).
- Senior defender Courtney Tarleton's 47th caused turnover of the season ranks second in MPSF single-season history (Kate Heinrich, Denver: 70 in 2013).