SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - No. 16 Santa Clara (2-0-0) topped UC Santa Barbara (1-1-1) 2-1 on Friday night in Santa Barbara, Calif. The Broncos outshot the Gauchos 13-9 en route to their second victory of the season.
Just after the second half started, in the 47th minute, Lindsay Gankema scored the Gauchos' first goal to tie the game at 1-1. The goal was assisted by Erica Shelton.
With regulation almost over, Matheson scored her second goal of the match. The game-winner was scored in the 89th minute and assisted by Sarah Jackson.
The Broncos return to the field on Sun., Aug. 28 at 1 p.m. against Cal Poly (1-1-0) in San Luis Obispo, Calif.