Christy LaPierre's Goal Gives No. 15 Stanford 1-0 Win
Nov. 5, 2000
STANFORD, Calif. - Senior Christy LaPierre (Gold River, CA) scored on a header in the 64th minute to give the No. 15 Stanford women's soccer team a 1-0 win over Oregon State in the final regular season game for both teams. The Cardinal improves to 13-5-1 and finishes at 6-3-0 in the Pac-10, while the Beavers fall to 6-13-2 (0-7-2).
LaPierre and five other Stanford seniors were recognized before the game for playing in their final regular-season home game at New Maloney Field. The lone goal of the game came when freshman Brittany Oliveira (Los Angeles, CA) sent a cross from the right side to the middle of the box. LaPierre was right there and headed it in for her third goal of the season.
Senior goalkeeper Carly Smolak (Lake Oswego, OR) recorded her 10th shutout of the season in the net and picked up two saves as well. Oregon State keeper Jerika Duran had eight saves in the game.
The Cardinal outshot the Beavers 16-8 (8-3 in the second half) and held a 10-3 advantage in corner kicks. Marcia Wallis (Los Gatos, CA) led the Cardinal with five shots on goal.Stanford will now wait to hear if it is selected for the NCAA Women's College Cup. The selection show is tonight at 7:00 p.m. (PST). The committee selects 48 teams, 16 of which receive first-round byes. First round competition is scheduled to begin Wednesday night.
Goals by Period 1 2 TotalOregon State 0 0 0Stanford 0 1 1Scoring Summary: STAN -- Christy LaPierre (Brittany Oliveira), 63:42Shots: Oregon State 8, Stanford 16Saves: Oregon State 8 (Jerika Duran 8), Stanford 2 (Carly Smolak 2)Corner kicks: Oregon State 3, Stanford 10Fouls: Oregon State 10, Stanford 8
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