Women's Soccer To Host Portland State Tuesday

Sept. 24, 2001

CORVALLIS, Ore. -

WOMEN'S SOCCER FACES PORTLAND STATE

Tuesday September 25, 2001
OSU - 4 p.m. PST, Corvallis, OR

A CLOSER LOOK AT PORTLAND STATE: Portland State University heads to Corvallis on Tuesday in search of its first victory of the season against Oregon State. The Vikings (0-6-1) picked up their lone tie of the year in a scoreless game in the season opener against Gonzaga University. OSU knocked off the Zags, 2-1 on Sunday. Portland State has scored just three goals on the season (3-76) for a .039 shot percentage while its opponents have tallied 19 goals on the year (19-150) for a .127 shot percentage. Stacie Storie, Tara Bennion and Jamie Giger have each scored for PSU. The Vikings have been outscored 10-0 in the first half of action but have attempted 14 of their 19 corner kicks in the opening 45 minutes of play.

BEAVERS AND VIKINGS: Oregon State leads the all-time series with Portland State University, 4-1-1. The Beavers dominated last season's Sept. 25 contest by a score of 2-1 on goals by Morgan Crabtree and Stephanie Lucas. OSU took 36 shots in the match while the Vikings managed just six.

NEWS TO NOTE: Junior midfielder Katie Henderson scored her team-leading fifth goal of the season against University of Idaho last Friday. The goal was inadvertently awarded to freshman Janelle Joy. Henderson moves into a tie for 8th place in the OSU record books for goals scored in her career with a total of 14. Henderson's name now also dots the OSU all-time career scoring leaders list. The Littleton, CO native has recorded 14 goals and six assists for a total of 34 points, which ranks 9th in the record books. Henderson leads the Beavers with 12 points on the season.

FAST FACT: Oregon State has scored 14 goals over the first six games of the season - the Beavers' second best scoring start ever. OSU scored 18 goals in the opening six games of the 1994 campaign.

QUOTING FENNAH: (On Tuesday's match with Portland State) - 'Both teams will probably be a little tired after a pair of games over the weekend. We need to come in with the right frame of mind and focus to play well on Tuesday.'

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