UCLA Women Power Through NCAA National Championship
UCLA Women Defeat Florida State in Overtime to Win Their First National TitleFor Immediate Release: December 9, 2013 CARY, NORTH CAROLINA - First year Match Analysis client, UCLA Women's Soccer won its first NCAA championship in program history defeating Florida State 1-0, in overtime in Cary, North Carolina. It was the first title game decided in overtime since 2002. UCLA beat the past two national champions as well three number one seeds en route to the championship. The Bruins (22-1-3) finished the season with a 21-game unbeaten streak. They had 15 shutouts during that span including five of six matches in the NCAA tournament. "We congratulate the UCLA players and coaches on a tremendous season and an inspiring run to the Championship," stated Mark Brunkhart, President of Match Analysis. UCLA head coach Amanda Cromwell became just the second women's soccer coach ever to win the NCAA title in her first season with a team, as well as only the second female coach to win the title, joining Becky Burleigh, who led Florida to victory in 1998. Match Analysis collegiate clients have combined to win an impressive 7 NCAA Championships over the past 10 years. Match Analysis is the leading pioneer in high performance analytical tools for soccer (football). Over the past decade, Match Analysis has worked with almost every top club in North America and top media outlets including the New York Times coverage of the 2010 World Cup. In 2013, Match Analysis clients included all 18 Premier Division clubs in Mexico, fifteen MLS clubs, the United States, Mexican, and Canadian National teams, and a wide array of college and amateur sides. Match Analysis offers a comprehensive suite of tools and services including video indexing and archiving, statistical analysis, live data collection, player tracking, and fitness and performance analysis.
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