This Week in Pac-10 Women's Soccer
Oct. 14, 2008
Walnut Creek, Calif. -
ARIZONA (8-4-0): The Wildcats earned their 100th victory for their program last weekend with a 2-1 double overtime win against instate rival ASU. Not only was it a milestone for Arizona, it also marked the first time the Wildcats have defeated Arizona State on the soccer field. SO MF Karina Camacho scored the game-winning goal, her fourth overall goal for the season.
ARIZONA STATE (6-3-3): Although the Sun Devils lost 2-1 in double overtime to instate rival Arizona, JR GK Briana Silvestri only allowed her fifth goal of the season. Silvestri, who has played nine games on the season, had a streak of 335 scoreless minutes, until Arizona scored in the 81st minute of the game. She is currently ranked third in the Conference in goals against average.
CALIFORNIA (9-3-0): California SO F Alex Morgan netted a hat trick in the Golden Bears' 5-1 victory over Oregon last weekend. Morgan recorded five shots in the game, three of which resulted in goals. Morgan is second in the Conference in points per game with 1.73. California out shot their opponents by double digits for the third and fourth consecutive games.
OREGON (7-5-1): Despite falling 0-2 in their trip to the Bay Area, SO F Jen Stoltenberg scored her eighth goal of the season in Oregon's loss to California. Stoltenberg moved into a tie for 6th for Oregon's single-season scoring list. Stoltenberg's eight goals puts her into a tie for second in the Conference. She is also third in the Conference in points with 21.
OREGON STATE (5-6-1): The Beavers put up an impressive defensive effort against the 15th-ranked Golden Bears, limiting a California team that has accumulated 27 goals on the season to just one goal in the game. The game against Cal marked the 10th time the Beavers finished with a one goal decision or tie.
STANFORD (12-0-1): Stanford recorded it's ninth and 10th shutouts of the season in victories over Oregon and Oregon State in last weekend's Pac-10 opener. In Stanford's 3-0 victory of Oregon State, FR MF/D Camille Levin went two for two in shots on goal, scoring twice for the Cardinal.
UCLA (11-0-2): The Bruins' extended the nation's longest home unbeaten streak to 44 as UCLA snuck passed Washington State 2-1 in double overtime and handily beat Washington 4-0. Washington State's one goal in the game marks the first time an opponent has scored against the Bruins since UC Santa Barbara in UCLA's first game of the season.
USC (11-1-1): Recording her second multiple-goal game of the season against Washington, SR F Amy Rodriguez moved up in the ranks of USC's record books. Rodriguez's game-winning goal against the Huskies, 11th of her career, pulled Rodriguez to No. 3 all-time at USC in game-winning goals. She is also 4th all-time for the Women of Troy in career points (76) and career goals (30). USC beat Washington 3-2 in overtime.
WASHINGTON (9-4-0): Washington's 3-2 overtime loss to No. 5 USC was the second consecutive time the Huskies pushed a top-five opponent in to overtime. Washington fell 0-1 to the third-ranked Portland Pilots. Against the Women of Troy, JR F Veronica Perez scored her eighth goal of the season and is tied for second in the Conference for most goals.
WASHINGTON STATE (6-3-4): The Cougars have shut out opponents seven times this season, including forcing fifth-ranked USC into a 0-0 tie in double overtime on the road. Washington State leads the Conference in saves (74) and saves per game (5.69). The Cougars snapped the Women of Troy's nine-game winning streak.