Beavers Enter Weekend Unbeaten In Last Four Games
Sept. 18, 2002
CORVALLIS, Ore. - -
A LOOK AT WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY: UWGB (2-4-0) comes into the Nike tournament after splitting its games with Western Illinois and Illinois State. The Phoenix won Friday's match with Western Illinois 4-1, but fell 3-1 to Illinois State over the weekend. The Phoenix has been outshot104-83 on the year, but are led by four different players with four points apiece. In goal, Darci White has given up 14 goals in six games while making 23 saves.
OSU HISTORY WITH UWGB: OSU and UWGB meet for the first time this weekend.
A LOOK AT PACIFIC: The Tigers (6-0-0) come into the weekend undefeated, but remain unranked in the NSCAA poll. UoP has surrendered five goals on the year, and three of those came in their most recent win over Creighton by a count of 4-3. The Tigers have shut out three opponents and own a 19-5 overall advantage on the scoreboard. UoP owns a whopping 112-49 advantage in shots, while Gabby Olivares paces the team with 10 points on four goals and two assists. In goal, Megan Pickering has a 0.88 goals-against average.
OSU HISTORY WITH PACIFIC: The Beavers are 2-0-0 all-time against Pacific, but the teams haven't met since 1995, when OSU claimed a 2-1 overtime win in Stockton. OSU won the first meeting in 1994 4-1.
A LOOK AT OREGON: Through four games, the Ducks (0-3-1) have struggled to score goals, putting just two shots away on the year. In goal, Sarah Peters has a 1.66 goals-against average and 18 saves. Opponents have outshot UO 55-38 and own an 18-13 advantage in corner kicks. The Beavers and Ducks won't meet until the final match of the year, when OSU travels to Eugene on Nov. 8.