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WCC Women's Soccer Weekly Notes

Oct. 23, 2008

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WCC WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAMS CONTINUE CONFERENCE PLAY
All eight schools will open up conference play on Friday with first place Portland and San Diego hitting the road where the Pilots will take on the Dons, while the Toreros face the Waves. Gonzaga will travel to play Saint Mary's, while Santa Clara heads down to Loyola Marymount.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

All Times PST

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24
TEAMS LOCATION
TIME
RECAP
San Diego at Pepperdine Malibu, CA
3:00 PM
Gonzaga at Saint Mary's Moraga, CA
3:00 PM
Santa Clara at Loyola Marymount Los Angeles, CA
3:30 PM
Portland at San Francisco San Francisco, CA
5:00 PM
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26
TEAMS LOCATION
TIME
RECAP
San Diego at Loyola Marymount Los Angeles, CA
1:00 PM
Santa Clara at Pepperdinet Malibu, CA
1:00 PM
Portland at Saint Mary's Moraga, CA
1:00 PM
Gonzaga at San Francisco San Francisco, CA
1:00 PM

AROUND THE WCC
WCC Player of the Week: Santa Clara's Katherine Reynolds Earns Weekly Honor
Katherine Reynolds solidified SCU's 3-0 shutout over USF on Sunday. She scored two goals and notched an assist. She converted a penalty kick and less than three minutes later she scored a second goal. Later she found Jenny LaPonte in the box to assist LaPonte's goal.

WCC TEAM NOTES

SCHOOL TEAM NOTES
UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Overall Record: 5-9-2
WCC Record: 0-3-0
  • Gonzaga went 0-2 for the week, losing to Pepperdine, 2-0, before suffering a double-overtime defeat by Loyola Marymount, 2-1.

  • The double-overtime match against Loyola Marymount was Gonzaga's school-record fourth double-overtime game of the season.

  • Gonzaga has played five teams that appear in the top 50 of the NCAA RPI rankings. In addition, seven Bulldog opponents have appeared in at least one top 25 national poll this season.

  • Sophomore GK Lauren Ames has posted five shutouts this season and has seven for her career. Ames now ranks third on Gonzaga's all-time shutout list and enters the week third in the WCC in shutouts (5) and saves (58).

  • The Zags head to the Bay Area to face Saint Mary's (10/24) and San Francisco (10/26).
  • Oct. 24
    at Saint Mary's - 3:00 PM

    Oct. 26
    at San Francisco - 1:00 PM

    Overall Record: 7-5-3
    WCC Record: 2-1-0
  • The Lions split their games last week, losing to Portland, 3-0, before defeating Gonzaga in double-overtime, 2-1.

  • In the win over Gonzaga, junior Kristen Garcia scored her first career goal, which also happened to be the game-winner.

  • Sophomore Julie Gallaudet assisted on both of the Lions' goals against Gonzaga, giving her three on the year to match her three goals. Gallaudet leads the team in points with nine and is second on the team in goals and assists.

  • Senior F Lauren Shanklin leads the Lions and is tied for sixth in the WCC with four goals, which marks a new career-high.

  • The Lions stay home this week taking on Santa Clara (10/24) and San Diego (10/26).
  • Oct. 24
    vs. Santa Clara - 3:30 PM

    Oct. 26
    vs. San Diego - 1:00 PM

    Overall Record: 6-8-2
    WCC Record: 1-2-0
  • The Waves split their games last week, defeating Gonzaga, 2-0, before losing at Portland, 2-1.

  • Senior Emily Wynne tallied three points in the win over Gonzaga with one goal and one assist. The perfomance was Wynne's fourth multi-point game of the year and is tied for second on the team with 10 points. Wynne also leads the conference in shots with 57.

  • Pepperdine's loss to No. 3 Portland came in the 88th minute of the match.

  • Senior GK Kayla Stolte currently ranks third all-time at Pepperdine with 217 career saves.

  • Senior F Amanda Rupp leads the Waves and ranks third in the WCC with eight goals.

  • The Waves stay home this week to face San Diego (10/24) and Santa Clara (10/26).
  • Oct. 24
    vs. San Diego - 3:00 PM

    Oct. 26
    vs. Santa Clara - 1:00 PM

    Overall Record: 13-1-0
    WCC Record: 3-0-0
  • Portland once again went undefeated last week, defeating Loyola Marymount, 3-0, and Pepperdine, 2-1.

  • The Pilots, who started their winning streak with a 1-0 win over then-No. 1 USC, have out-scored their opponents 42-2 during the span.

  • Freshman Danielle Foxhoven entered the week tied for eighth nationally in goals per game, and scored two in the win over Loyola Marymount. Foxhoven leads the conference with 13 goals on the season.

  • The Pilots' undefeated conference record was kept intact thanks to Senior All-American Megan Rapinoe's game-winning goal in the 88th minute against Pepperdine.

  • Portland heads to the Bay Area to face San Francisco (10/24) and Saint Mary's (10/26).
  • Oct. 24
    at San Francisco - 5:00 PM

    Oct. 26
    at Saint Mary's - 1:00 PM

    Overall Record: 8-5-2
    WCC Record: 1-1-1
  • Saint Mary's earned a 1-1 draw against Santa Clara, before losing to San Diego, 2-0.

  • In all eight wins, SMC's game-winning goal has come in the final 25 minutes of play, with seven goals coming in the final five minutes of play. The Gaels have five overtime goals and a 5-0-2 record in seven overtime games.

  • In the draw against Santa Clara, junior GK Tara Larson recorded seven saves and leads the conference with 77 saves on the year.

  • Senior MF Danielle Span assisted on the Gaels' sole goal of the week and has now assisted on the last three goals that Saint Mary's has scored.

  • The Gaels stay home to play Gonzaga (10/24) and Portland (10/26).
  • Oct. 24
    vs. Gonzaga - 3:00 PM

    Oct. 26
    vs. Portland - 1:00 PM

    Overall Record: 11-3-2
    WCC Record: 3-0-0
  • San Diego posted a perfect 2-0-0 record this past week, defeating San Francisco, 1-0, before defeating Saint Mary's, 2-0. The Toreros are tied for first place in the conference with the Pilots.

  • Senior striker Jen Mello scored the game-winner in the Toreros' victory over Saint Mary's this past Sunday. With the goal, Mello has now scored a team-best nine goals on the season, which also sets a new career-high in single-season goals. Mello has also added two assists for a team-leading 20 points.

  • With the 2-0 win over Saint Mary's, San Diego has now shutout 10 different opponents this season. A big part of this is the play of senior GK Brittany Cameron, who has accounted for six of these shutouts and is bolstering a 0.69 goals-against-average.

  • San Diego travels to face Pepperdine (10/24), before playing Loyola Marymount (10/26).
  • Oct. 24
    at Pepperdine - 3:00 PM

    Oct. 26
    at Loyola Marymount - 1:00 PM

    Overall Record: 5-9-2
    WCC Record: 0-3-0
  • San Francisco suffered a pair of setbacks, falling to San Diego, 1-0, before losing to Santa Clara, 3-0.

  • Freshman F Nicole Moore is leading the Dons offense this season. The Clearfield, UT native has four goals and eight points.

  • Through 16 games this season, the incoming freshmen have been making quite an impact, with 13 of the 14 already seeing significant playing time. Four of them have already recorded their first collegiate goals, three of which were also game winners.

  • Senior GK Kelly Pohle had nine saves over the week, and leads the conference in saves per game at 5.15 and is third in total saves with 67 on the year.

  • The Dons stay home to face Portland (10/24) and Gonzaga (10/26).
  • Oct. 24
    vs. Portland - 5:00 PM

    Oct. 26
    vs. Gonzaga - 1:00 PM

    Overall Record: 4-9-3
    WCC Record: 1-1-1
  • The Broncos earned a 1-1 draw against Saint Mary's, before defeating San Francisco, 3-0, last week.

  • Junior F/MF Katherine Reynolds contributed on every goal in the 3-0 shutout over San Francisco. She registered two goals herself and added an assist en route to being named WCC Player of the Week for the first time in her career.

  • Santa Clara has played arguably the most demanding schedule in the nation. This season, the Broncos have faced nine ranked opponents, with five in the top 10.

  • Freshman F/D Jenny LaPonte scored two goals over the weekend, one of which tied the match against Saint Mary's.

  • Santa Clara heads down south to play Loyola Marymount (10/24) and Pepperdine (10/26).
  • Oct. 24
    at Loyola Marymount - 3:30 PM

    Oct. 26
    at Pepperdine - 1:00 PM