The NCAA soccer postseason is here, and in the ladies' division, the field is down to only eight schools. On Friday, November 26, it's a skirmish of the unseeded Santa Clara Broncos against the Duke Blue Devils at Koskinen Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. The losing group's season will end there, while the champ advances to the Final Four semi-last round the following end of the week at Buck Shaw Field in Santa Clara, California.
- What: Santa Clara Broncos vs (1) Duke Blue Devils
- When: Friday, November 26, 2021 @ 6 p.m.
- Where: Koskinen Stadium – Durham, North Carolina
- TV Broadcast: ACC Extra
- Live Stream: PremiumTV
Santa Clara vs Duke Women's Soccer Live Stream
The ACC Network will broadcast the Elite 8 match between Santa Clara and Duke on their ACC Extra platform this Friday. The channel is only available with a qualifying television package, and depending on where you are at, finding access to the game may be difficult. In this case, we recommend you check out Gamepass
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Santa Clara vs (1) Duke in NCAA Women’s College Preview
Santa Clara and Duke have played each other four times before, with the Broncos leading the series 1-3-0. The teams have split the only two matchups in North Carolina, one of which was a Duke victory in their last meeting. In 2019, It took overtime, but the Blue Devils beat the Broncos 3-2 inside Koskinen Stadium. Santa Clara (14-5-2) is 4-4-1 on the road this season, while Duke (16-3-1) is 12-2-0 at home.
The 2020 defending national champions, the Santa Clara Broncos have played some close matches through the first three rounds of the 2021 NCAA tournament. After taking down Stanford in the first round, Santa Clara needed overtime to get by third-seeded Georgetown 2-1 in the second round. It was another close one for the Broncos against Wisconsin in the quarter finals last weekend, which sets up Friday’s contest against the top-seeded Duke Blue Devils.
A top seed in the tournament, Duke got by Old Dominion and Memphis in the first two rounds by scores of 1-0. The Blue Devil offense really opened up in the third round last weekend against St. John’s as Duke took the match 7-1 with a dominant performance. The victory advances the Blue Devils to the Elite 8 for the ninth time in program history as they pursue their first championship final appearance since 2015.