The Colorado women's soccer team fell 1-0 to No. 2 UCLA in its final regular-season home game on Sunday afternoon.

The Buffs held the Bruins scoreless in the first half, but Sam Mewis found Kodi Lavrusky near the net to score from 10 yards in the 56th minute.

With three more games remaining in the regular season, the Buffs sit at 12-4-1 overall and 4-3-1 Pac-12 Conference. CU was 8-2 at Prentup Field this season, with the two losses coming to then-No. 2 Stanford and current No. 2 UCLA.

CU keeper and co-captain Annie Brunner tied a season-high seven saves and keeping the Buffs in the contest. UCLA outshot CU 14-7 and held the Buffs' two leading scorers -- Anne Stuller and Brie Hooks -- to just three shots total, all of which were on goal.

"They're just so good in the attack, so patient and combined so well in the final third," Colorado coach Danny Sanchez said. "We knew we had to be tight defensively, track our runners, and I think for the most part we did, but you see how dangerous they are. I think Annie Brunner bailed us out a couple of times with some big time saves. We knew it was going to be tough to create anything on the other end because we are defending so much. We had a couple good chances go our way, but I really liked how we competed today."

UCLA improved to 14-1-2 overall and 6-0-1 in the Pac-12. Entering Sunday's action, the Bruins led the Pac-12 standings with 17 points, while the Buffs were second with 13.


CU closes the regular season with three road games at Arizona State, Arizona and Utah.