This Week in Pac-10 Women's Soccer

Sept. 23, 2008

Walnut Creek, Calif. -

9-23 W Soccer Release in PDF Format



Thurs., Sept. 17


Fri., Sept. 19

No. 8 Texas A&M 1, No. 18 CALIFORNIA 0
ARIZONA STATE 2, Cal State Northridge 1
No. 2 UCLA 3, Miami 0
ARIZONA 1, Michigan 0, OT
OREGON 3, Portland State 0
OREGON STATE 2, New Hampshire 1
WASHINGTON 1, No. 26 Purdue 0
No. 6 STANFORD 4, Yale 1

Sun., Sept. 21

No. 10 Texas 2, No. 18 CALIFORNIA 1
No. 6 STANFORD 3, Cal Poly 0
ARIZONA 2, Cal State Northridge 1 2OT
ARIZONA STATE 1, Michigan 1 2OT
No. 2 UCLA 3, New Mexico 0
Dartmouth 1, OREGON STATE 0 OT
No. 4 USC 4, SMU 0
No. 23 Illinois 3, WASHINGTON 0


Thurs., Sept. 25

No. 2 UCLA at Santa Clara, 7 p.m. PT

Fri., Sept. 26

Gonzaga at WASHINGTON STATE, 3 p.m. PT
Long Beach State at ARIZONA, 7 p.m. PT
Loyola Marymount at USC, 3 p.m. PT
Saint Mary’s at No. 6 STANFORD, 7 p.m. PT
No. 20 UC Santa Barbara at ARIZONA STATE, 7 p.m. PT
Utah at WASHINGTON, 7 p.m. PT
Weber State at OREGON STATE, 7 p.m. PT

Sun., Sept. 28

Hawai’i at WASHINGTON, Noon PT
Long Beach State at ARIZONA STATE, 1 p.m. PT
Santa Clara at CALIFORNIA, 1 p.m. PT
No 20 UC Santa Barbara at ARIZONA, 5 p.m. PT
Weber State at OREGON, Noon PT


ARIZONA (6-2-0): The Wildcats went into overtime twice over the weekend, earning victories over both Michigan and Cal State Northridge at home. Against the Matadors, SR F London King forced the game into overtime with a goal to tie the game at 1-1. Arizona eventually won the contest 2-1 in double overtime.

: With two ties in the last two weeks, the Sun Devils keep their five game unbeaten streak alive. Although playing Michigan to a 1-1 tie, ASU dominated the stats offensively, leading the match in shots (20-5) and corner kicks (11-2).

CALIFORNIA (5-3-0): The Golden Bears went 0-2 last weekend in the state of Texas, facing their first ranked opponents this season. Although falling to Texas A&M, 0-1, Cal was able to hold the Aggies, who came into the contest averaging almost four goals a game, to just one score.

OREGON (5-2-1): SO F Jen Stoltenberg, who leads the Conference in points per game added to her total this weekend notching two goals last weekend in the Ducks 3-0 win over Portland State. Stoltenberg averages 1.88 points per game, ranking her 28th in the nation.

OREGON STATE (5-3-0): The Beavers traveled to New Hampshire last weekend where they went 1-1 against New Hampshire and Dartmouth, respectively. After remaining scoreless for the first two periods, Dartmouth narrowly edged out OSU with a goal in the sixth minute of overtime. The game marks the sixth consecutive one-game decision for the Beavers.

STANFORD (8-0-1): Stanford has outscored its opponents 28-3 so far this season and has earned six shutouts. SO GK Kira Maker, who has only had to make 12 saves in nine games, is ranked eighth in the nation, posting a .325 goals against average.

UCLA (7-0-1): With two wins this weekend, the Bruins extended the nation’s longest home unbeaten streak to 45. UCLA’s last loss at home came Sept. 9, 2005 against then No. 4 Penn State. UCLA also broke the school record for most consecutive shutouts with seven. The Bruins have held their opponents scoreless for the last 688 minutes.

USC (7-1-0): JR F Marihelen Tomer scored USC’s fastest goal of the season, taking a cross from SR F Amy Rodriguez and putting it away at 3:36, in the Women of Troy’s 4-0 win over SMU. That would stand as the game-winner, Tomer’s eighth of her career, as the USC defense pitched a shutout with JR GKs Kristin Olsen and Brittany Massro tag-teaming in goal.

WASHINGTON (7-1-0): After going 1-1 on the road against strong opponents, the Huskies enter the Soccer Buzz rankings for the first time this season, coming in at No. 21. This marks the first time since the end of the 2004 season Washington has been ranked. SR F Melissa Beals broke a scoreless tie, kicking the game-winning goal in the 87th minute over 26th-ranked Purdue in West Lafayette, Ind.

WASHINGTON STATE (3-2-3): JR MF Carlie Dobratz scored her first goal of the season on a header, helping the Cougars earn a 2-0 victory over Seattle. Washington States victory came in the Cougars first homestand of the season. WSU is now 7-0-0 all time against Seattle.

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