This Week in Pac-10 Women's Soccer
Nov. 24, 2009
THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE
Fri., Nov. 27
Sat., Nov. 28
LAST WEEK'S RESULTS
FRI., Nov. 20
AROUND THE LEAGUE
ARIZONA (4-15-1, 1-8-0)
The Wildcats closed out their season at home with losses to Oregon and Oregon State...SO F Renae Cuellar led the team with six goals on the season and Jasmine Namdar and Leila Amini led in the assists category with three each.
ARIZONA STATE (9-7-4, 2-6-1)
Arizona State saw its season end on the road against Wisconsin in penalty kicks in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...The Sun Devils were led by JR F Alexandra Elston who paced the squad with seven goals...Elston and R FR F Courtney Tinnin led with six assists each.
CALIFORNIA (11-9-1, 4-5-0)
The Bears had their season end in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to Florida State, 3-0...Cal's leading scorer was JR F Alex Morgan who netted 14 goals, setting her career high...Morgan also paced the team with eight assists.
OREGON (9-10-1, 1-8-0)
In the last weekend of the season, the Ducks split on the road, earning a 5-1 win over Arizona and dropping a 2-1 decision at Arizona State...JR F Jen Stoltenberg led the squad with 10 goals and tied FR F Julie Armstrong for a team-leading six assists.
OREGON STATE (14-8-1, 4-5-0)
Making only its second appearance in the NCAA Tournament, Oregon State advanced to the round of 16 for the first time in school history, where it faced Notre Dame on the road...Despite outshooting the Irish 14-12, the Beavers fell 1-0...SR MF Melissa Peck led the squad with four shots...SO GK Colleen Boyd made four saves to bring her total to 48 on the year.
STANFORD (23-0-0, 9-0-0)
The top-seeded Cardinal will play host to Boston College in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament in front of a packed house of 2,200 people...Tickets for the match sold out in less than five hours...The Cardinal earned a spot in the quarterfinals after beating Santa Clara 1-0 at home on Friday, November 20...SO F Teresa Noyola scored the only goal of the match on a 25-yard free kick in the first half, which was her sixth goal overall...The Cardinal will be playing in the quarterfinals for the seventh time in school history on Friday, November 27 at 7 p.m. PT.
UCLA (20-2-1, 8-1-0)
UCLA has outscored its opponents, 15-1, in the first three rounds of the NCAA Tournament...In the squad's third round match against Virginia, SR D Dea Cook netted the first goal to put the squad up 1-0 and SO F Sydney Leroux added the next two for the Bruins, solidifying a 3-0 victory...Leroux has set a single-season record with the most points (16) and goals (8) in the postseason...Leroux has also scored 23 goals this season, making her just the fourth player in school history to net more than 20 goals in a season...SR F Lauren Cheney had an assist in the match against Virginia to tie UCLA great Traci Arkenberg for the school scoring record of 169 career points...The Bruins will host No. 2 Portland on Saturday, November 28 at 5 p.m. PT.
USC (12-6-3, 4-3-2)
USC dropped a hard-fought match in penalty kicks to Oklahoma State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to end their season...The Trojans were led by JR F Alyssa Davila, who paced the squad with nine goals on the season...Davila and SO MF Carly Butcher led the Trojans with five assists a piece...SR GK Kristin Olsen made 107 saves to lead the team.
WASHINGTON (12-6-4, 3-3-3)
Washington saw its season end in a 2-1 loss to No. 2 Portland in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...JR F McKenna Waitley and SR F Veronica Perez led the squad with six goals each and Waitley paced the team with six assists...This marks the Huskies' second straight year that they have exited the tournament in the second round.
WASHINGTON STATE (14-6-2, 5-2-2)
The Cougars advanced to the NCAA Tournament second round for the second time in school history, but eventually saw their season end in a 1-0 loss to Maryland...The Cougars tied a school record for wins in a season with 14 and posted a single-season record for shutouts with 11...WSU was led by SR F Kiersten Dallstream who had 13 goals and seven assists.