The No. 16 ranked Air Force Falcons will be playing in a packed field at the NorCal Invitational at Stanford on Sept. 15 and 16. This tournament field boasts the top 12 ranked teams in the country, and 15 of the 16 teams are ranked. This will be a huge test for the Falcons to see where they stand nationally.
Long Beach St.
They did lose to Long Beach State last week, but this time they are facing even tougher competition in their opening round game. In their bracket they are joined by No. 3 ranked Cal, No. 6 Irvine and No. 11 San Diego.
The two players for Air Force to watch against Cal are junior Collin Smith, who has a team-high 19 goals and eight assists on the season, while senior Marin Balarin has added 14 goals and seven assists.
The game against Cal is at 11:50 a.m. MT, and then they will play either Irvine or San Diego, depending on who wins and loses.