Game preview: CU Buffs soccer at No. 22 UCLA

Buffs look to rebound after tough homestand

CU Buffs soccer at No. 22 UCLA Bruins

GAME TIME: Thursday, 6 p.m. MT, Wallis Annenberg Stadium, Los Angeles.

BROADCAST: TV — Pac-12 Networks.

RECORDS: Colorado 9-2-1, 1-1-1 Pac-12 Conference; UCLA 7-3-1, 1-2-0.

LEADERS: Colorado — Goals: MF Taylor Kornieck, Sr., 9; Assists: Kornieck 5; Goalie: JJ Tompkins, Sr., .778 save percentage, 0.80 goals-against average. UCLA — Goals: F Ashley Sanchez, Jr., and MF/F Mia Fishel, Fr., 4; Assists: Sanchez 5; Goalie: Teagan Micha, Sr., .731 save percentage, 0.80 goals-against average; Lauren Brzykcy, So., .692 save percentage, 1.60 goals-against average..

NOTES: The Buffs dropped out of this week’s top 25 after a tough homestand, settling for a 2-2 draw against Oregon after leading 2-0 with less than 20 minutes before suffering a 2-1 loss Sunday against Oregon State…CU is just 0-9 all-time against the Bruins with an 0-5 mark in Los Angeles…Kornieck tallied seven goals and three assists during a six-game points streak that ended during CU’s loss against Oregon State…UCLA is coming off a 4-1 win at Arizona State but opened league play with a 2-1 home loss to Cal and a 3-0 loss at Arizona…CU plays at No. 4 USC on Sunday (2 p.m. MT, Pac-12 Networks).