This Week in Pac-10 Women's Soccer
Dec. 1, 2009
THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE: NCAA College Cup
Fri., Dec. 4
Sun. Dec. 6
LAST WEEK'S RESULTS
FRI., Nov. 27
Sat., Nov. 28
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 (24-0-0, 9-0-0)
The top-seeded Cardinal hosted Boston College in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals and was tested, going down 1-0...The Cardinal responded 50 seconds later with a goal by SR F Kelley O'Hara in the third minute of the match...O'Hara then netted her 25th goal of the season off Press' school-record 15th assist in the 27th minute to put Stanford ahead for good...JR F Christen Press added a goal of
her own in the 85th minute to solidify a 3-1 win for Stanford and send the team to the NCAA College Cup for the second-consecutive season and third time in school history...The squad will face Conference-rival UCLA in the semifinals in College Station, Texas at 2:30 p.m. PT on ESPN2/ESPNU....Stanford won the first go-around against the Bruins, winning 2-0 off an own goal by UCLA and goal by SO MF Camille Levin...The winner will face the victor of a match-up between Notre Dame and North Carolina.
UCLA (21-2-1, 8-1-0)
UCLA has outscored its opponents, 17-2, in the first four rounds of the NCAA Tournament...The Bruins have now advanced to their seventh-straight NCAA College Cup...UCLA had a come-from-behind victory in the quarterfinals over No. 2 Portland to advance with a 2-1 win...JR MF Kylie Wright scored her third goal of the season to tie the game at 1-1 in the 31st minute...SR F Lauren Cheney
netted the game-winning goal in the 33rd minute, for her 17th goal overall...Cheney is in sole possession of the UCLA career-scoring record with 171 points (70g, 31a)...The Bruins matchup with Conference-rival Stanford in the semifinals of the College Cup at 2:30 p.m. PT in College Station, Texas on ESPN2/ESPNU...The Cardinal won the first meeting between the two squards, winning 2-0 on Oct. 18.
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.