This Week in Pac-10 Women's Soccer
Sept. 9, 2009
AROUND THE LEAGUE
ARIZONA (1-3-1)The Wildcats got their first win of the season against Old Dominion, 2-1...SO F Renae Cuellar scored twice to help the team get the win...Cuellar leads the team with three goals so far on the season...SR MF/D Samantha Drees scored her first goal of her career on a penalty kick against Virginia.
ARIZONA STATE (3-1-1)FR D/F Kiara Williams provided all the offense for the Sun Devils over the weekend, scoring the game-winning goal against Old Dominion and the game-tying goal against No. 8 Virginia...SR D Liz Harkin, SO D Katie Shepard and Williams were all named to the Sun Devil Desert Classic All-Tournament Team...Harkin was also named tournament Defensive MVP.
CALIFORNIA (3-1-0)The Golden Bears beat No. 10 Texas A&M, 1-0, marking the first time Cal has defeated a ranked opponent since their win over No. 16 Santa Clara in the 2007 NCAA Tournament...RS JR F Lisa Kevorkian scored the game-winning goal, her second of the season...Cal got a 4-2 win over another ranked opponent, No. 25 Texasto close out the weekend...the squad scored three goals in a span of six minutes to solidify the win.
OREGON (2-1-1)JR F Jen Stolenberg scored two goals to give the Ducks the upset win over No. 15 Colorado, 2-1...Stoltenberg leads the Ducks in goals scored on the year in three and wth shots attempted at 21...Oregon got a goal from SR D Danielle Sweeney in the 82nd minute of the match gainst Colgate to tie the score at 1-1.
OREGON STATE (3-1-0)Oregon State has now won three-straight games, the latest being a 4-0 win over Nevada...SR MF Red Nixon netted two goals for the Beavers...The squad scored three times in the first 45 minutes of the match to cruise to victory.
STANFORD (5-0-0)SR MF Kristin Stannard scored a hat-trick against Virginia Tech, leading the Cardinal to a 5-0 win...Stannard's three-goal game was a career best...SO F Lindsay Taylor, a returning All-American for the Cardinal, scored her first goal of the season, giving Stanford a 1-0 win over UNC Greensboro...JR GK Kira Maker earned the 17th shutout of her career, putting her in fifth place in career shutouts at Stanford.
UCLA (3-1-1)SO F Sydney Leroux, the Pac-10 Player of the Week, scored the game-winning goal in UCLA's 3-0 upset of No. 6 Florida...UCLA outshot the Gators 22-4...RS-FR GK Chante' Sandiford picked up her second shutout on the season...SR F Lauren Cheney got an assist and a goal in the Bruin's 2-1 win over No. 11 Illinois.
USC (1-3-0)The Trojans got their first win of the season, a 4-0 shutout of Cal State Fullerton...four different Trojans saw the back of the net in the match....FR F Samantha Johnson scored a goal and added two assists to pace the Trojans offense...FR F Courtney Garcia, JR F Alyssa Davila and JR Megan Ohai also tallied goals in the 4-0 win.
WASHINGTONThe Huskies had a breakout performance from MF/F Kelli Stewart, who netted two goals against Columbia in a 3-0 win and added one more in a 3-1 victory over Colorado College in the Husky/Nike Invitational...JR D Kendyl Pele was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Defensive Player.
WASHINGTON STATEThe Cougars earned their third shutout of the season with a 3-0 win over Gonzaga...SR F Kiersten Dallstream netted two goals in the match, elevating her career-goal total to 22 and moving her into fourth place on the all-time Cougar list...SR MF Caeli Abeyta earned her first assist of her career in the match.