This Week in Pac-10 Women's Soccer
Sept. 15, 2009
AROUND THE LEAGUE
ARIZONA (2-4-1)The Wildcats earn their second win of the season and first at home against Brown, 2-1...SO F Renae Cuellar scored twice to help the team get the win...Cuellar leads the team with five goals so far on the season and has scored two in each of the team's wins..Arizona's defense held strong and limited the Browns to five shots, the least amount of shot.s Arizona has limited an opponent all season.
ARIZONA STATE (4-1-1)JR MF Alexandra Elston scored a pair of goals, including the game winner, in overtime to beat San Diego State, 2-1...The two goals matches her single-game career high...Elston now has five career game-winning goals, putting her tied for eighth on ASU's all-time list...FR D Sierra Joseph and RS-FR F Courtney Tinnin added assists in the win.
CALIFORNIA (5-1-0)The Golden Bears scored at the 2:22 mark in the first half of their match against SMU, the fastest Cal has scored in a game thus far in the season...The goal was netted by SO MF Katrin Omarsdottir, who also assisted in the second goal of the game scored by JR F Alex Morgan...Morgan added another goal to bring her season total to six and RS-J F Lisa Kevorkian scored the fourth goal of the game, to put her at three goals on the season...Omarsdottir also scored the game winner in a 1-0 victory over Portland State on Friday.
OREGON (2-1-1)JR F Jen Stolenberg continues to spark the Ducks' offense, scoring two goals over the weekend to lead the Ducks in victories over Loyola Marymount and Seattle University...Stoltenberg has scored the game-winning goal in all four of UO's wins this season...She now ranks fourth all-time at Oregon in points (40) and moves up fifth all-time in goals (16)...Her career game-winning goals ranks second all-time in school history...Stoltenberg was named to the Oregon Nike All-Tournament team along with teammates SO MF Teresa Bowns, JR MF Kirstie Kuhns and SR D Danielle Sweeney...Stoltenberg was also named tournament MVP.
OREGON STATE (5-1-0)Oregon State has now won five-straight games, the first time since 2004, with the latest being a 2-1 win over Loyola Marymount...SO MF Ashley Seal scored two game-winning goals on the weekend to lift Oregon State over LMU and Seattle University...Seal has three goals on the year and all are game-winners...SO F Brittany Sheffield, SR MF Rachael Axon, JR D Courtney Wetzel and SR GK Ashley Wood were named to the Oregon Nike All-Tournament team.
STANFORD (7-0-0)No. 2 Stanford finished off two ranked opponents on the weekend, beating then-No. 7 Purdue 2-1 and then-No. 5 Notre Dame, 2-0...F D Mariah Nogueira, the Pac-10 Player of the Week, scored her first-collegiate goal in the 56th minute to spark a Cardinal win over Notre Dame, 2-0...The match aginst Notre Dame was a rematch NCAA College Cup semifinals in 2008, but this time of the Stanford got the win...The Cardinal outshot their opponents this weekend by a combined 35-14.
UCLA (4-1-1)SR F Kristina Larsen scored a pair of goals to lead UCLA in a 2-0 win over Gonzaga...F MF Zakiya Bywaters added her second assist of the season and JR defender Lauren Barnes earned her first assist...So far on the season, UCLA has outshot their opponents, 118-60.
USC (3-3-0)The Trojans put away two wins on the weekend against Gonzaga and Michigan, stringing together a three-game winning streak...JR MF Alyssa Davila's two goals carried the Trojans past Gonzaga, 2-0...Davila set up the game-winning goal, a lazer from RS-SR F Marihelen Tomer in the 82nd minute to help the Trojans get the come-back victory over Michigan...Davila's two goals against Gonzaga marked the second multi-goal game of her collegiate career.
WASHINGTON (4-2)The Huskies pulled out a big win against then-No. 11 Illinois, 1-0...SR F Veronica Perez, who was named one of CollegeSoccer360.com's Primetime Players of the Week, netted the game-winning goal in the 83rd minute...It was her second goal of the seaon and first game-winner...JR F McKenna Waitley assisted on the goal, her second of the season.
WASHINGTON STATE (4-2)The Cougars earned a 2-1 victory over No. 18 BYU...SR MF Carly Dobratz scored the game-winning goal, which makes her to third all-time in Cougar history with seven game-winning goals...SR F Kiersten Dallstream added the first goal of the game, putting her in third place on the all-time WSU goal list at 24.
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