Women's Soccer Travels To Oregon Friday

Oct. 18, 2000


Oregon State at Oregon, 3:00 p.m.

Oregon State (6-9-1 overall, 0-3-1 Pacific-10) travels to nearby rival University of Oregon (4-11-0 overall, 1-3-0 Pacific-10) in search of its first Pac-10 Conference victory.

OSU battled ranked opponents UCLA (No. 7) and USC (No. 10) last weekend but were unable to pull off the upset.

'I was pleased with how we played last weekend, we performed well but didn't put enough goals on the board,' commented Beaver head coach Steve Fennah.

Not much incentive is needed for the Beavers entering this Friday's match with Oregon. OSU has dropped the last four meetings against its rival and is ready to turn the table.

'We're excited for the Oregon game, it's always a big game when you face your rival,' said Fennah. 'Oregon is a tough team physically and athletically, but we're up for the challenge.'

The Ducks are led by midfielder Chalise Baysa. Baysa has scored six goals on the season including two game-winners and dished out one assist. The 5-2 junior is Oregon's all-time leader in goals with 22. Forward Crystal David ranks second on the team with three goals and two assists.

The Ducks picked up their lone Pac-10 win with a 2-0 decision against Arizona on Oct. 8. Oregon was shutout last weekend against USC and UCLA, 3-0 and 8-0, respectively.

U of O allows an average of 3.07 goals per game, the most in the Pac-10.

BATTLING THE DUCKS: Oregon State leads the single season series with Oregon 5-4-0 dating back to 1988. The Ducks have given the Beavers problems in recent years, dominating OSU in the last four outings. U of O has won the last four meetings, outscoring the Beavers 12-2. Oregon has posted back-to-back shutouts (3-0 and 4-0) in 1998 and 1999, respectively. The last Beaver victory was a 5-0 pounding in Eugene during the 1990 season.

OREGON STATE INJURY REPORT: Senior defender Allison Hamada's status is questionable for this Friday's contest with Oregon. The 5-4 Aiea, Hawaii native is nursing a sore ankle.

LOOKING BACK AT UCLA: Oregon State battled the No. 7 ranked UCLA Bruins to a scoreless tie in the first half but allowed three goals in the second frame, to fall 3-0 in last Friday's Pacific-10 Conference match. The Bruins scored all of their goals off corner kicks. Forward Stephanie Rigamat started the scoring in the 47th minute of the match, punching what proved to be the game-winner past OSU keeper Jerika Duran off a Bethany Bogart corner kick. Duran finished the night with eight saves, including several spectacular plays, while facing 24 Bruin shots. It was Duran's second highest save total of the season behind a nine save performance in Oregon State's 1-0 loss at Saint Mary's College on Sept. 15. OSU was held to just one shot during the match.

LOOKING BACK AT USC: Oregon State gave No. 10 ranked Southern California a scare last Sunday afternoon but its upset bid fell short as the Trojans rallied for a 5-2 victory. The Beavers trailed 2-0 at the half but tied the score with two goals in the opening six minutes of the second frame. Junior BreeAnna Jolin knocked a pass from Leila Kaady off the crossbar for the first Beaver goal and then returned the favor by assisting Kaady in scoring goal number two at the 50:48 mark. Southern Cal's Andrea Warner scored the game-winner with 73:03 to play and USC added two more insurance goals at the 88:25 and 89:15 marks to make the final margin. OSU's two goals against USC tied for the most allowed by the Trojans this season. Florida knocked in a pair of goals to hand USC its only loss of the season.

BEAVERS GET OFF THE SHOTS: Oregon State has 246 shots on goal this season while its opponents have sent 219 balls towards the net. The Beavers need just 22 more shots in the remaining five matches to equal last season's total of 268 shots.Hot Shot

KAADY CAN'T BE STOPPED: Junior midfielder Leila Kaady scored her first goal of the season and registered her first assist of the year last Sunday against USC. The 5-5 Clackamas, OR native has now scored two goals and totaled six assists in her career as a Beaver.

OREGON STATE HEAD COACH STEVE FENNAH: Steve Fennah, in his third season as Oregon State's head coach, has a 20-32-3 record at OSU. In 1998, Fennah took over the program and tripled the Beavers' win total from the previous season with a 6-12-1 mark, OSU then surpassed its 1998 victory total by gaining its seventh win just 11 games into 1999 and Oregon State finished 8-11-1. Fennah spent 5 years coaching at Jesuit High in Beaverton, Ore. Fennah guided Jesuit to 4 straight Oregon Class 4A state titles in his final 4 seasons at the school. He led the Crusaders to an 84-2-6 record and top-8 national rankings in each of his 5 seasons.

BreeANNA JOLIN: Junior forward BreeAnna Jolin (Anchorage, Alaska/Robert Service HS) has been among Oregon State's main weapons for the past 2 seasons ... this season, she has already earned a place on OSU's career top 10 in goals scored and she could enter the Beavers' career top 10 in scoring ... OSU career, 25 points on 11 goals, 3 assists, 69 shots ... among OSU career leaders, 10th in goals (11) after scoring against No. 10 USC last Sunday ... 2000 season, 7 points on 2 goals, 3 assists, 20 shots ... 2000 highlights, scored a goal and dished out an assist against USC on Oct. 15 ... scored game's lone goal in 1-0 win over Gonzaga on Sept. 8 ... had assist in 2-1 win at Hawaii on Sept. 3 ... had first collegiate assist in 5-2 win over Northern Arizona on Sept. 2 ... missed the Beavers' first 2 games due to a suspension for a violation of NCAA rules regarding outside competition.

KATIE HENDERSON: Sophomore midfielder Katie Henderson (Littleton, Colo./Heritage HS) is back for an encore after an exciting freshman season ... deadly on penalty kicks, going 5-for-5 in her career ... OSU career, 20 points on 8 goals, 4 assists, 49 shots ... 2000 season, 6 points on 2 goals, 2 assists, 15 shots ... 2000 highlights, had career-high 5 points with career-high 2 goals, 1 assist in 5-2 win vs. Northern Arizona on Sept. 2 ... had assist in OSU's 2-1 win over Idaho on Aug. 29.

DANTE LIPFERT: Sophomore forward Dante Lipfert (Los Angeles, Calif./Hamilton HS) is off to a fast start this fall after showing flashes of brilliance in her first season at OSU ... this season, she has already earned a place on OSU's career top 10 in goals scored and she could enter the Beavers' career top 10 in scoring ... OSU career, 21 points on 10 goals, 1 assists, 93 shots ... among OSU career leaders, tied for 11th in goals (10) ... 2000 season, 11 points on 5 goals, 1 assist, 47 shots ... among 2000 Pacific-10 leaders, tied for fifth in game-winning goals (3), sixth in shots (47) ... 2000 highlights, recorded first assist of her career against USC on Oct. 15 ... tied career-high with 2 goals in 2-1 win vs. Boise State on Sept. 24, tied game in 88th minute, then won it in 113th minute ... had career-high 2 goals in 5-2 win vs. Northern Arizona on Sept. 2 ... scored goal in 2-1 win vs. Idaho on Aug. 29.

ELIZABETH PEASE: Senior goalkeeper Elizabeth Pease (Sacramento, Calif./St. Francis HS) is competing for playing time ... OSU career, 2.35 goals-against average, 203 saves, 5 shutouts, 3 shared shutouts, 95 goals allowed, 3,640 minutes ... among OSU career leaders, second in saves (203) ... 2000 season, 2.40 goals-against average, 15 saves, 0 shutouts, 10 goals allowed, 375 minutes ... 2000 highlights, registered a season-high five saves against No. 10 ranked USC on Oct. 15 ... posted 67 scoreless minutes after entering game at halftime in 2-1 overtime win over Boise State on Sept. 24 ... in goal for 2-1 win vs. Idaho on Aug. 29.

JERIKA DURAN: Senior goalkeeper Jerika Duran (Divide, Colo./Iver C. Ranum HS, Mesa State U.) has earned the starting job ... OSU career, 1.22 goals-against average, 62 saves, 2 shutouts, 1 shared shutout, 21 goals allowed, 1,551 minutes ... 2000 season, 1.44 goals-against average, 55 saves, 1 shutout, 19 goals allowed, 1686 minutes ... among 2000 Pacific-10 leaders, tied for sixth in saves (55) ... 2000 highlights, recorded eight saves against No. 7 UCLA on Oct. 13 ... posted shutout in 1-0 win over Gonzaga on Sept. 8 ... in goal for 2-1 win at Hawaii on Sept. 3 as OSU clinched No Ka Oi Tournament title ... in goal for 5-2 win vs. Northern Arizona on Sept. 2.

OREGON STATE'S WIN STREAK: Oregon State put together its longest winning streak in almost 5 years from Aug. 29-Sept. 8, winning 4 straight games. The Beavers beat Idaho (2-1), Northern Arizona (5-2), Hawaii (2-1) and Gonzaga (1-0). That was OSU's longest winning streak since the Beavers won 6 in a row near the end of the 1995 season.

CRABTREE TOPS ALL-TOURNEY PICKS: At Hawaii's No Ka Oi Tournament, Oregon State sophomore midfielder Morgan Crabtree was voted the tourney's Outstanding Player award. Joining Crabtree on the all-tournament team for OSU were sophomore defender Mandy Melendez and sophomore forward Dante Lipfert.

OFFENSE REACHES NEW HEIGHTS VS. NORTHERN ARIZONA: Oregon State's 5-2 win over Northern Arizona on Sept. 2 in Hawaii's No Ka Oi Tournament was the Beavers' biggest scoring surge in years. Prior to the win over Northern Arizona, OSU hadn't scored 5 goals in a game since a 6-0 home win over Eastern Washington on Sept. 27, 1997. The Beavers hadn't scored 5 goals in a game away from Corvallis since a 5-0 win at Gonzaga in 1992.

OSU ALL-TIME RECORD: Oregon State now has an all-time record of 106-122-13 since elevating women's soccer to varsity status for the 1988 season. The Beavers have an all-time record of 24-47-3 in league games.

NATIONALLY-RANKED OPPONENTS: Oregon State's 2000 schedule includes 7 games against teams ranked in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll of Oct. 9: at home vs. No. 17 Portland on Aug. 26 (4-0 loss), at home vs. No. 19 Florida State on Sept. 29 (2-1 loss), at No. 7 UCLA on Oct. 13, at No. 13 Southern California on Oct. 15, at home vs. No. 4 Washington on Oct. 27, at No. 10 California on Nov. 3 and at No. 20 Stanford on Nov. 5.

OSU CAREER LEADER LISTS: Where current OSU players stand on or near the school's career leaders lists through Oct. 16:

CAREER SCORING                        	Gls.	Asts.	Pts.10. Dionne Richardson (1989-92)	10	8	28> BreeAnna Jolin (1998-present)	11	3	25  Dante Lipfert (1999-present)	10	1	21  Katie Henderson (1999-present)	8	4	20 CAREER GOALS			        Gls.9. Cacey Zimmer (1990-93)	13>10. BreeAnna Jolin (1998-present)	11 

OSU SINGLE-SEASON LEADER LISTS: Where current OSU players stand near the school's single-season career leaders lists through Oct. 16:

SINGLE-SEASON SCORING Gls. Asts. Pts.10. Cacey Zimmer (1993) 7 3 17(tie) Jeanette Scotti (1993) 5 7 17> Dante Lipfert (2000) 5 1 11 BreeAnna Jolin (1999) 7> Dante Lipfert (2000) 5 Morgan Crabtree (2000) 4

PACIFIC-10 LEADER LISTS: Where OSU stands on the Pacific-10 leaders lists through Oct. 16:

INDIVIDUAL SHOTSName6. Dante Lipfert 47INDIVIDUAL GAME-WINNING GOALSName5. (tie) Dante Lipfert 3INDIVIDUAL SAVESName6. (tie) Jerika Duran 55TEAM SCORINGName Gls. Asts. Pts.8. Oregon State 18 17 53TEAM GOALS8. Oregon State 18TEAM GOALS PER GAME10. Oregon State 1.12TEAM ASSISTS8. Oregon State 17TEAM SHOTS5. (tie) Oregon State 246TEAM GOALS ALLOWED8. Oregon State 29TEAM GOALS ALLOWED PER GAME8. Oregon State 1.81TEAM SAVES4. Oregon State 75TEAM SHUTOUTS8. (tie) Oregon State 1TEAM CORNER KICKS3. Oregon State 82TEAM OFFSIDES1. Oregon State 42TEAM FOULS1. Oregon State 209TEAM YELLOW CARDS1. Oregon State 10

LORENZ FIELD AT VALLEY STADIUM: Oregon State's soccer facility, Paul Lorenz Field at Patrick Wayne Valley Stadium, provides soccer enthusiasts with one of the top places to both play and watch the sport on the West Coast. The main seating section holds approximately 1,000 and rises above the midfield line on the west sideline, total capacity is 1,500. A press box for media and statistics and film crews is located behind the main seating section. OSU is 14-28-2 at Lorenz Field at Valley Stadium, which opened for the 1996 season. The Beavers are 4-5-1 at home this season. The stadium is located a block southeast of Reser Stadium, just south of the intersection of 17th Street and Western Boulevard.

OSU ON TELEVISION: Oregon State will have 1 of its games this fall televised on Fox Sports Northwest. The Beavers' home game against Washington State on Oct. 29 will be shown via tape delay Oct. 30 at 1 p.m.

OSU WOMEN'S SOCCER TICKETS: All tickets for Oregon State women's soccer games are sold on a general admission basis. They are priced at $5 for adults and $3 for senior citizens age 62 and over and students high school age and under. OSU students are admitted free with OSU student identification card. Local Bi-Mart stores have coupons good for 2 admissions for the price of 1 for OSU women's soccer games. Women's soccer is also part of the OSU 6-Sport Pass, which is good for general admission seating at all home contests in men's and women's soccer, volleyball, wrestling, gymnastics and baseball. Members of the Junior Benny Beaver Club are also admitted free to all women's soccer games with their club membership card. AYSO youth soccer players are admitted free to all women's home soccer games when wearing their team jersey.

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