Cougar Soccer Battles Huskies and Redhawks in Seattle
Oct. 7, 2009
THIS WEEK: The Washington State women's soccer team opens Pacific-10 Conference action and ends nonconference play in Seattle...Cougars battle Washington in the Pac-10 opener, Friday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m...take on Seattle in a nonconference match, Sunday, Oct. 11 at noon.
MATCH COVERAGE: WSU fans can view live video/audio of the match against the Huskies free by creating a login and password at: http://all-access.cbssports.com/player.html?code=wash&media=134293
Live stats will be available for the match at Seattle free at: http://www.goseattleu.com/liveStats/liveStats.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=18200
COUGARS IN THE RPI: Washington State is No. 22 (through matches of Oct. 4) in the first NCAA Rating Power Index of the season...nine Pacific-10 Conference teams are in the top 40, most of any conference...Cougars are ranked fourth in the National Collegiate Soccer Coaches Association Pacific Region...receiving votes in the NSCAA and Soccer Times national polls.
WSU PAC-10 RANKINGS: The Cougars are tied for the Pac-10 lead in shutouts with six...goalkeeper Meghan Berlingo is tied for second in the Pac-10 with four shutouts and is third in goals against average (0.60)...Kiersten Dallstream is tied for the lead in goals per match (1.10), tied for second in goals (11) third in points (24), and third in points per match (2.40)...Jacquelyn Roth is tied for second in assists (six) and in assists per match (0.60).
ABOUT WASHINGTON: The Huskies are 8-2-1, including 6-1-0 at home...tied for No. 7 in the NSCAA Pacific Region rankings...receiving votes in the NSCAA and Soccer Times national polls...Veronica Perez and Kelli Stewart art tied for the team lead with four goals...McKenna Waitley and Alex Webber each have three assists and Perez has 10 points.
SERIES WITH THE HUSKIES: Washington State leads 8-7-3...Huskies hold a 5-3-0 advantage at home...WSU is 4-0-1 in the last five meetings, including wins in Seattle during the 2005 and 2007 seasons...teams tied 0-0 (2 OT), Oct. 31, 2008 in Pullman during the last encounter.
ABOUT SEATTLE: The Redhawks are 5-8-1, including 4-1-0 at home...Seattle has defeated Idaho and lost to Gonzaga (WSU defeated both)...Redhawks have lost to Pac-10 schools Washington, Oregon State and Oregon...Kara Kuttler leads the team with six goals and 15 points and is tied with Jamie Coe for a team-best three assists.
SERIES WITH THE REDHAWKS: The Cougars have won all seven meetings...WSU has not given up a goal in the last six matches against Seattle and owns a 16-2 advantage in goals during the series history...Cougars won both matches in Seattle, 2-0 in the second meeting of the 1989 campaign, and 3-0 in 1991...WSU posted a 2-0 victory last season on goals by Carly Dobratz and Mallory Fox...last year's match was the first between the schools since 1994.