This Week in Pac-10 Women's Soccer
Oct. 20, 2009
THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE
Fri., Oct. 23
Sun., Oct. 25
LAST WEEK'S RESULTS
Fri., Oct. 16
SUN., Oct. 18
ARIZONA (3-11-1, 0-4-0)
Despite losing 1-0, the Wildcats outshot the Cougars 12-6...RS SR GK Devon Wharf made eight saves in a 2-0 loss to Washington...Leading goal scorer, SO F Renae Cuellar did not play this past weekend due to injury...The squad has not scored a goal since Oct. 2 against Loyola Marymount, a span of 447 minutes.
ARIZONA STATE (7-4-1, 0-3-1)
FR F Bianca Doller scored both of ASU's goals against the Washington schools last weekend...She now stands third on the team with goals (3) and points (8)...FR GK Alyssa Gillmore made nine saves for the Sun Devils in a 1-1 tie against the Huskies...In Friday's match vs. WSU, ASU was outshot in the first half, but were able to turn the tables with a plus-four advantage (7-3) in the second half.
CALIFORNIA (8-5-1, 2-2-0)
Despite outshooting USC, 24-10, with eight of those shots coming off the foot of the team's leading goal-scorer Alex Morgan, the Bears lost in overtime, 3-2...Morgan netted one of those two tallies to put her at 11 on the season...SO D/F Miranda White assisted on Morgan's goal and added one of her own...Morgan ranks 16th in the country averaging 0.786 goals per game.
OREGON (8-5-1, 0-3-0)
The Ducks lost the Civil War match-up with in-state rival Oregon State, 2-0...SR GK Jessie Proulx made one save and allowed two goals, playing all 90 minutes in her first game back with the Ducks...Proulx had not played a game since Nov. 11, 2007, missing all of the 2008 season due to injury.
OREGON STATE (9-4-1, 1-2-0)
Oregon State beat in-state rival Oregon to gain its first victory in the Civil War since a 4-2 win in 2005...The game was tight until the 84th minute when the Beavers scored two quick goals...SR MF Melissa Peck assisted RS F F Chelesa Buckland on a goal to give OSU a 1-0 lead...36 seconds later Peck assisted on the second goal of the game by SO MF Ashley Seal...With her first mulitple-assist game of the season, Peck was named Pac-10 Player of the Week.
STANFORD (15-0-0, 4-0-0)
As the consensus No. 1 team in the country, Stanford returned home to face ranked opponents in then-No. 9 USC and then- No. 3 UCLA...With a crowd of 2,160, the sixth-largest in Stanford history, the Cardinal earned a 4-0 victory over USC...SR F Kelley O'Hara and SR F Christen Press both scored goals to move up their goal totals to 17 and 14, respectively...O'Hara's 17 goals ranks second in the Stanford single-season records...She ranks fourth on the single-season points list with 41.
UCLA (12-2-1, 3-1-0)
The Bruins dropped their first Pac-10 match since 2006 with a 2-0 loss to No.1 Stanford...SO F Sydney Leroux, who averages 0.857 goals per game, and ranks 10th in the nation, netted her 12th goal of the season to help UCLA beat then-No. 17 Cal, 1-0...SR F Lauren Cheney assisted on the goal for her third helper of the season.
USC (11-4-0, 3-1-0)
In a 4-0 loss to top-ranked Stanford, SR GK Kristin Olsen had a career-high 13 saves...In a 3-2 double overtime thriller at then-No. 17 California, the Trojans' leading goal-scorer, JR MF Alyssa Dávila scored two goals including the game winner to bring her season total to eight...The goal also marked Dávila's third game-winner of the season to move her to No. 4 all-time at USC with 10-career game winners...For her efforts, she was named a CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Player of the Week.
WASHINGTON (9-2-3, 1-0-2)
The Huskies earned a 2-0 victory over Arizona with JR MF Jane Mitchell netting the game-winning goal, marking the first goal of her career...Mitchell also added an assist on the game-tying goal in the 61st minute against Arizona State on Sunday to help the Huskies earn a 1-1 tie and stay unbeaten in Pac-10 play...SO F Alex Webber netted the game-tying goal in the match against ASU...The Husky defense played strong as SO GK Kari Davidson only had to make four saves over the weekend.
WASHINGTON STATE (10-3-1, 2-0-1)
RS JR Mallory Fox converted on a penalty kick in the 84th minute to lead the Cougars to a 1-0 victory over Arizona...The goal was the first of the season for Fox and eighth of her career...WSU has six road wins on the season, tying the school record for road victories...With 10 wins on the season, the Cougars have already equaled their win total from the 2008 season and puts them at their third-straight season with a double-digit wins.