Nov. 3, 2007
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Gonzaga University women's soccer team wrapped up West Coast Conference road action Saturday with a 1-0 loss to Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
The loss drops the Zags to 10-7-1 overall and an even 3-3-0 record in league play. The Lions improved to 12-5-1 and 4-2-0 in the WCC.
The match remained scoreless until the 67:35 mark when Jamie Bell scored the lone goal of the afternoon. Gabrielle Parisella crossed the ball from the right side to Bell. Bell then settled three yards out to shoot the ball and score the goal.
Freshman Ashley Riley led the Bulldogs on the afternoon with three shots, two on goal. The only other Zag to record multiple shots was senior Sarah Hall, who recorded two shots, one of which was on goal.
Goalkeeper Lauren Ames suffered the loss, allowing the one goal while posting three saves. LMU goalie Joslyn Slovek, the defending WCC Defensive Player of the Year, earned the win and shut out while posted three saves.
The Lions held the slight 12-9 shot advantage, while the Bulldogs held a 5-3 corner kick edge.
The Zags will continue their final road trip of the season Sunday with a 1 p.m. contest at Cal State Bakersfield. Next Saturday, Nov. 10, the Bulldogs will play their final match of the season as they host WCC foe Pepperdine University. The game will take place at Martin Field at 1 p.m. It will also mark Senior Day as Gonzaga will honor seven seniors - Cristin Leverson, Nanda McCormick, Sarah Hall, Jamie Blanche, Christine Soma, Lauren Zuckerman and Heather Horn - prior to the game.