Big West Squads Vie For Key Points In League
Big West Women's Soccer Weekly Release No. 10
The 2018-19 season marks the 50th anniversary for men’s sports in the Big West Conference, and the 35th for women’s. All season long, the Big West Conference will celebrate the history of all conference-sponsored sports. Join us as we pay homage to the student-athletes, coaches, staffs, communities and fans who have helped pave the way.
In 22 seasons of Big West women’s soccer, Cal State Fullerton has won eight regular season
championships, while Cal Poly has won seven. In the 17-year history of the BWC tournament, the
Titans have claimed seven titles, including four of the last five.
BIG WEST TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS
7 – Cal State Fullerton (2005-07, 2013-15, 2017)
3 – Cal Poly (1996, 2003-04)
3 – Long Beach State (2010-11, 2016)
2 – UC Santa Barbara (2008-09)
1 – CSUN (2012)
1 – UC Irvine (1997)
BIG WEST AT A GLANCE
TOURNAMENT FIELD WIDE OPEN
As the conference tournament looms, no team has mathmatically been eliminated from the four-team field.
IF THE TOURNAMENT WAS TODAY
If the Big West Tournament was today, UC Irvine would host the 2018 championship. The Anteaters must qualify in order to host the post-season action.
UC IRVINE MAKES RUN AT TITLE
With a league-best 11 points in the conference standings, the Anteaters look to claim back-to-back regular season titles. UCI claimed its third regular season crown a year ago with a 5-2-1 mark in Big West action. The Anteaters remain unbeaten in conference play with a 3-0-2 record this year after reaching double overtime in five-straight matches. The only other year the ‘Eaters have played as many 2OT games was in 2012. In total, UCI has played seven overtime contests in 2018, which is tied for third-most in program history. The Anteaters will celebrate its 10 seniors on Thursday at their final home game on the year.
LONG BEACH LOOKS TO REMAIN UNBEATEN
On a three-game win-streak, Long Beach State remains unbeaten in Big West action with a 3-0-1 mark in conference play. The Beach will face of against UC Irvine, the only other unbeaten team in league, this weekend at George Allen Field.
UC DAVIS EARNS BIG POINTS
UC Davis picked up four key points in its unbeaten weekend after defeating Cal State Fullerton 2-1, and holding UC Irvine scoreless in a 0-0 double overtime draw. The Aggies look to make its second Big West Tournament in UCD history.