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The schedule made it the most important week of the season for the University of California womens soccer team. Cosmo Iacavazzi Jersey Store . Making it a successful week was left to goalkeeper Emily Boyd.In coming up with a total of 19 saves while allowing just one goal over the 200 minutes of a 1-1 draw against No. 10 UCLA and a 1-0 win against No. 7 USC, Boyd not only steered Cal to its best ever Los Angeles road trip but also left the path clear for a programs first Pac-12 title in nearly 20 years.It sounds like the kind of workload worthy of the espnW national soccer player of the week.The week began with a game at UCLA, a host that surely had a little extra motivation after losing at Cal by seven goals a season earlier. But try as the Bruins might, they couldnt solve Boyd. Nor was she just catching hopeful lobs from long distance to pile up saves that looked more impressive in the box score than on video. When UCLA super freshman Jessie Fleming is showing off a first touch worthy of her Olympic resume to create a chance eight yards from goal, there isnt much margin for error. But there Boyd was, coming off her line just in time to deflect the shot. And there she was in the second half, diving to her right to stop another of Flemings five shots on goal and deadening the rebound enough to corral it without further incident.There was so little margin for error, in fact, that merely being something less than perfect meant the Bears walked off the field with a tie rather than a win against the Bruins. After meeting every test for 89 minutes, Boyd made a good reaction save on a short-range shot from Courtney Proctor, but she couldnt stop Proctor from volleying the resulting loose ball into the goal to level the score.How did the goalkeeper deal with that frustration? First by saving all three UCLA shots on goal in overtime. But even more importantly for Cals fortunes, after a couple of days to stew on the draw, by making eight saves to keep USC off the scoreboard Sunday.Cals schedule has offered up UCLA and USC in back-to-back games, in one order or the other, every season since 1997. Only once in the first 19 seasons of that arrangement did Cal come away from those two games without at least one loss against those schools -- and that only when they came through the Bay Area in 2011. That more or less sums up Cals existence over that span. It has often been a very good program, just never quite good enough to be the best.Now trailing only Colorado in the Pac-12 standings, and with its rivalry game against Stanford on its own field in early November, Cal has a path to a conference title. And while it is a path with little room to slip up, opponents this past week found it even more difficult to slip one by Boyd. Tom Greene Jersey Store . Barcelonas entertaining victory ensured the defending Spanish champions retained their share of the league lead with Atletico Madrid two rounds ahead of their meeting in the capital. Real Madrid needed a late goal by substitute Jese Rodriguez to earn a 3-2 victory at Valencia to stay in third place and three points behind its title rivals. Lamonte Hunley Jersey Store . 24 Baylor in a Big 12 clash between teams trending in opposite directions. Andrew Wiggins made 10-of-12 from the foul line and scored 17 for Kansas (14-4, 5-0 Big 12), which capped a stretch of four straight games against ranked opponents unscathed. . Denis Coderre, the former federal MP who was elected mayor on Nov. 3, has drawn the ire of some Montreal Canadiens. During last nights game he tweeted: "Hello? Can we get a one-way ticket to (minor-league) Hamilton for David Desharnais please. Devastating debut winner She Will Reign headlines 17 nominations for the $500,000 Inglis Nursery at Randwick.The Gary Portelli-trained filly made a one-act affair of a two-year-old maiden over 1000m at Kembla Grange on Saturday, winning by 8-1/4 lengths running 56.04 seconds with her last 600m in 32 seconds.She Will Reign is likely to be joined in Saturdays sales-restricted race (1000m) by stablemate Sebring Express who broke her maiden at Wyong on Wednesday.Among the other entries are the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained pair Serena Bay, who has won both her starts, and Sheikha.Trainer Toony McEvoy will be aiming for a sixth juvenile winner for the season with Vinland while Lindsay Park have entered Catchy after her debut win at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Frank Nesser Jersey Store. Sydneys premier trainer Chris Waller has entered first-starter Tangled and Bjorn Baker has African Rainbow in the race as well as Whitsunday who is an acceptor for a maiden at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.The $250,000 Inglis Sprint over 1100m for three-year-olds has attracted 27 entries. ' ' '

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