Wednesday Quick Kicks

Galaxy beat writer Billy Witz has more on the challenges facing new Chivas USA CEO Shawn Hunter.

As expected, Torrance resident Simone Carmichael remained on the bench for New Zealand today, blasted 5-0 by Brazil at the World Cup.

The Cal State Dominguez Hills Men’s Team, winners of four straight games, moved up to No. 13 from No. 22 in this weeks National Soccer Coaches Association of Americas Top 25.

Finally, the Long Beach State Women’s Team (2-3-0) suffered their third-straight loss to a top-25 team Tuesday, losing 1-0 at No. 24-ranked Brigham Young. Long Beach played played the final 20 minutes with 10 players after freshman defender Tara Corcoran received a red card. The 49ers return home to play at 5 p.m. Friday against Oklahoma and 1 p.m. Sunday against Baylor.

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