Lo'eau LaBonta, starting for the first time at forward, had a goal and an assist to lead No. 2 Stanford to a 4-1 women's soccer victory over Arizona on Thursday night, extending the Cardinal's Pac-12 win streak to 37 matches.

Stanford (12-1-1, 6-0 Pac-12) moved alone into third place on the NCAA Division I all-time list of consecutive conference victories. Only North Carolina (1994-2000) with 55 in the ACC, and Florida (1997-2001) with 49 in the SEC, had more.

After Chioma Ubogagu opened the scoring with a 22-yard left-footed shot in the first half, the defending national champion Cardinal got three goals -- from LaBonta, Alex Doll and Alina Garciamendez -- within a 20-minute span of the second half to take a 4-0 lead.

The Wildcats (5-7-3, 1-3-2) scored in the 74th minute after Candi Osei-Agyemang stole a pass deep in the Stanford end.

The Cardinal's last conference loss was on Oct. 31, 2008 -- 1-0 at UCLA.

  • Zoe Makrigiannis made 10 saves but couldn't help San Jose State overcome a two-goal deficit, as the Spartans (3-10-1, 1-4 WAC) lost 2-0 to host Idaho (4-11-1, 1-2-1).

    The Vandals' Chelsea Small broke through five minutes into the second half, and Annie Millard added a goal at the 73-minute mark.

  • Santa Clara captain Julie Johnston and Stanford goalie Emily Oliver are among the 38 NCAA Division I women's soccer players named to the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Award watch list.


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    UCLA's Abby Dahlkemper (Sacred Heart Prep) and Pepperdine's Michelle Pao (Monta Vista High) were also named as candidates for college soccer's top player award.

    Miscellany

    Torry McTyer, a 6-foot-1, 176-pound "athlete" from Cathedral High-Los Angeles, has given an oral commitment to play football at Cal, according to Scout.com. McTyer, who ran the 100 meters in 10.7 seconds as a junior last spring, plays wide receiver and defensive back.

  • Power forward Hunter Myers of Douglas High-Minden (Nev.) orally committed to Harvard, The Record-Courier (Minden) reported. Myers had narrowed his choice to the Crimson and Stanford. He had also considered Cal.

  • Traveling to Los Angeles for its third straight WCC road match, the Santa Clara women's volleyball team (14-6, 4-2) lost 25-21, 25-22, 25-20 at Loyola Marymount (12-8, 2-4).

    The Broncos were led by Megan Anders' 12 kills and Kayla Lommori's 10.

  • Former Chaminade-Hawaii head coach Blake Mosley has named an assistant coach on the Santa Clara women's tennis program, head coach Ben Cabell announced.