2019 NCAA College Cup: Stanford Wins Third National Title

Just a quick compilation of highlights from the final and semifinals:

  • Stanford bests North Carolina on spot kicks (5:4, 6 rounds) after first scoreless draw in Women’s College Cup history
  • USWNT call-up Sophia Smith nets a hat trick versus UCLA in Stanford’s 4:1 semifinal win over the team from Westwood
  • North Carolina survives Washington State after 2:1 comeback victory


Final:ย  Stanford 0, North Carolina 0 (a.e.t., 5:4 PSO)
(Stanford recap, UNC recap) (ESPN replay)

And, the full penalty kick shoot-out:

Stanford’s starting line-up (via ESPNU):

UNC’s starting line-up (via ESPNU):


Semifinal #2:ย  Stanford 4, UCLA 1
(Stanford recap) (ESPN replay)


Semifinal #1:ย  North Carolina 2, Washington State 1
(UNC recap) (ESPN replay)