This Week in Pac-10 Women's Soccer
Oct. 13, 2009
THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE
Fri., Oct. 16
Sun., Oct. 18
LAST WEEK'S RESULTS
Fri., Oct. 9
SUN., Oct. 11
AROUND THE LEAGUE
ARIZONA (3-9-1, 0-2-0)
SO F Renae Cuellar, the team's leading goal scorer was back in the mix after being sidelined with an injury last weekend...She led the team with two shots in a 2-0 loss at USC...RS GK Devon Wharf was also back in the net after missing time with injury, and had six saves in the 2-0 loss against UCLA...Assistant coaches John Galas and Lisa Oyen will act as interim co-head coaches after head coach Dan Tobias stepped down for personal reasons.
ARIZONA STATE (7-3-2, 0-2-0)
Against USC, the Sun Devils outshot the Trojans 15-7, but were unable to see the back of the net, losing 1-0 and snapping their seven-game winning streak...ASU took No. 3 UCLA into double overtime, but eventually fell 3-2...F GK Ayssa Gillmore tied the ASU single-game record for saves with 14 in the match against UCLA...JR F Alexandra Elston netted a goal as did FR F Kiara Williams in the 3-2 to the Bruins.
CALIFORNIA (8-3-1, 2-0-0)
With at least seven games left on the season, JR F Alex Morgan has already broken her personal single-season record of nine goals...Morgan tied her record with a goal against Oregon, and broke it with a goal against Oregon State, leading the Bears to victory in each of those matches...RS JR F Lisa Kevorkian picked up her third game-winning goal of the season in the 2-1 win over Oregon, tying her with Morgan for the most game-winners on the year.
OREGON (8-4-1, 0-2-0)
FR MF Scout Libke picked up her first assist of her collegiate career against then-No. 19 California...Libke also added a second assist on F MF Lauren Thompson's first-collegiate goal in a 5-1 loss to No. 1 Stanford...JR F Jen Stoltenberg continues to lead the Ducks with six goals.
OREGON STATE (8-4-1, 0-2-0)
Oregon State stayed with
No. 1 Stanford through the first half, but the Beavers could not match the three-goal output of the Cardinal in the second half...RS F Chel
sea Buckland had five shots in the match and SO GK Colleen Boyd made four saves...In the second match of the weekend the Beavers outshot California 10-8, but were unable to see the back of the net, dropping the game 2-0...SO MF/F Melinda Ingalls led the way with one shot on goal.
STANFORD (13-0-0, 2-0-0)
The Cardinal are again consensus No. 1 for the second-straight week...SR F Kelley O'Hara scored the first hat trick of her career in a win at Oregon...O'Hara's career goal
total now stands at 46, good for fifth on Stanford's all-time list...SO F Lindsay Taylor, who has been slowed by an illness, is coming into form, netting two goals on the weekend and adding three assists...JR GK Kira Maker earned her fourth shut out of the year with 3-0 win over Oregon State.
UCLA (11-1-1, 2-0-0)
SR F Lauren Cheney netted a goal in each of UCLA's two wins on the weekend, bringing her to 60 goals on her career, good for second place all-time on the UCLA career scoring chart...She also has collected 143 points in her career, putting her in second in the all-time points category...For her efforts Cheney was named Pac-10 Player of the Week...Arizona State took UCLA into double overtime, but the Bruins prevailed with a golden goal by JR MF Lauren Barnes to earn the 3-2 victory.
USC (10-3-0, 2-0-0)
The Trojans are in the midst of a nine-game win streak, with the past four victories being shut outs...SR GK Kristin Olsen has now taken over the No. 1 spot as USC's all-time leader in career shutouts with 26...JR F Alyssa Davila scored her sixth goal of the year in the 2-0 win over Arizona...Davila has netted nine game-winning goals in her career to rank her No. 4 all-time at USC...FR F Samantha Johnson is second on the team with four goals...JR MF/F Megan Ohai scored the game-winning goal in the 1-0 victory over Arizona State.
WASHINGTON (8-2-2, 0-0-1)
The Huskies battled in-state rivals Washington State to a 1-1 tie in double overtime...SR F Veronica Perez, UW's leading goal-scorer, netted her fifth goal of the season in the 56th minute to give the squad the 1-0 lead they held until Washington State delivered the equlizer in the 84th minute..SO GK Kari Davidson held steady in goal all 110 minutes of the match, making two saves...The Huskies outshot the Cougars, 17-9, in the match.
WASHINGTON STATE (8-3-1)
The Cougars saw heroics from SR F Elysse Van Leer, who scored in the 84th minute of the match to tie the rivalry game with the Huskies at 1-1...Nine of Van Leer's 10 career goals have either tied the match or given the Cougars a lead...SR F Kiersten Dallstream recorded her 12th-career assist to move into a tie for ninth place on the all-time WSU list...Dallstream is 12th in the nation with 2.17 points per game.