Top-ranked Stanford won its third consecutive Pac-12 women’s championship with a 3-1 win at defending champion USC on Sunday afternoon.
The Cardinal, which got goals from Kiki Pickett, Michelle Xiao and Catarina Macario, is the first team to clinch a berth in the NCAA Women’s Tournament. Sophomore midfielder Tziarra King recorded a second-half hat trick to lead third-seeded N.C. State to a 4-1 victory over No. 6 Notre Dame, its first ACC Tournament victory since 1995. Duke, North Carolina and Virginia also advanced to Friday’s ACC semifinals in Charleston, S.C.
Source: Soccer America