2002-03 Archive

June 25, 2003 June 25-The nation's best women's collegiate soccer programs continue to get commitments from the best youth players each year, but the 2003 recruiting season might be the first real sign of a changing landscape in women's soccer
May 09, 2003 May 9 (from Soccer America)-The richest of the rich in college women's soccer grew richer with the 2003 recruiting class as traditional powers divvied up the best players in a very talented group
February 12, 2003 Feb 6-Soccer Buzz Magazine (www
February 11, 2003 February 11-The University of Portland national champion women's soccer team has accepted an invitation to visit the White House, and will travel to Washington D
January 17, 2003 Two University of Portland women146;s soccer players have been selected to the NSCAA All-American teams
January 08, 2003 BERKELEY, Calif -- Sophomore striker Christine Sinclair, who scored 10 goals in the NCAA Tournament -- a pair of them, including the overtime winner, in Portland's title-game triumph over archrival Santa Clara -- has been selected Soccer America's 2002 College Women's Player of the Year
December 19, 2002 December 19-University of Portland sophomore forward Christine Sinclair was announced today as the winner of the Honda Award as the top woman collegiate player in soccer for the 2002 season
December 13, 2002 December 8-Christine Sinclair scored two goals to lead the Portland Pilots to a 2-1 double overtime win over WCC rival Santa Clara, for their first women's soccer national championship
December 12, 2002 December 12-Santa Clara University women's soccer All-American Aly Wagner was named the winner of the 2002 Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy, presented to the top female player in NCAA Division I soccer
December 08, 2002 December 11-Fifth-year head coach Tim Ward was named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's (NSCAA) West Region "Coach of the Year" after Pepperdine completed its most successful season in school history
December 06, 2002 December 6-And then there were two For the first time in history, two West Coast Conference teams will play for the women's soccer national championship
December 06, 2002 December 6-In the first semifinal of the Women’s Soccer College Cup, the Portland Pilots square off against the Penn State Nittany Lions
December 01, 2002 November 30-The Santa Clara and Portland women's soccer teams will be making their ninth and seventh overall appearances in the College Cup, respectively
November 24, 2002 November 24-Christine Sinclair tied two NCAA tournament records Sunday, leading #8 Portland to a 4-0 third-round College Cup win over Richmond
November 23, 2002 November 23-The Santa Clara Broncos are one step closer in their quest to defend their national title thanks to a 3-2 win over Nebraska in the third round of the NCAA tournament
November 17, 2002 November 17-The Pepperdine Waves and the Santa Clara Broncos rallied in their respective games to advance to the third round of the NCAA Tournament
November 16, 2002 November 16-Christine Sinclair scored two more goals Saturday as #7 Portland cruised into the third round of the NCAA Women's College Cup with a 3-0 win over Utah
November 14, 2002 November 14-The Portland Pilots scored three goals, two by all-American Christine Sinclair, in the games first 22 minutes to roll to a 3-0 first round win over Idaho State
November 13, 2002 Nov13-The 2002 WCC Women's Soccer All-Conference team is highlighted by a sweep of the league's individual awards
November 12, 2002 November 12-Over the weekend, Santa Clara’s Leslie Osborne and Pepperdine’s Ali Pavoni led their teams to a share of the WCC championship
November 11, 2002 November 11-For the second straight year, five West Coast Conference women's soccer teams received bids to the NCAA Tournament
November 09, 2002 Nov 9- The Pepperdine Waves women's soccer team made history Saturday, becoming the first women's soccer squad other than Santa Clara or Portland to win the league title
November 08, 2002 Nov 8-The USD Torero women's soccer team played the No
November 07, 2002 November 6-The fifth-ranked Santa Clara University women's soccer team Pacific 3-1 this evening at Buck Shaw Stadium
November 07, 2002 Nov 7-Santa Clara's Aly Wagner and Portland's Lauren Orlandos and Christine Sinclair were named as finalists for the Missouri Athletic Clubs Hermann Trophy, awarded to the top players in NCAA Division I soccer
November 06, 2002 November 6-Pepperdine Freshman goalkeeper Anna Picarelli has been outstanding in goal since assuming the starting assignment on October 18
November 05, 2002 Nov 5-Santa Claras Bree Horvath was named the WCC Player of the Week for her game-winning goal against the Portland Pilots
November 03, 2002 November 3-Bree Horvath’s goal in the 11th minute Sunday held up as #7 Santa Clara beat #4 Portland 1-0 in West Coast Conference women’s soccer
November 02, 2002 San Diego defeated UC Irvine by a score of 5-0 on Friday The Toreros move to 10-6-2 on the year
October 31, 2002 October 31-The Gonzaga women's soccer team snapped a seven game losing streak with a 1-0 shutout of Idaho
October 30, 2002 Oct 30-Sophomore defender Ashley Swanson was named to Soccer America's "Team of the Week" for her play against nationally-ranked Santa Clara and San Diego last weekend, it was announced on Wednesday
October 29, 2002 Oct 29-Pepperdine's Ashley Swanson was named the WCC Player of the Week for her contribution in the backfield in wins over then-#4 Santa Clara and San Diego
October 28, 2002 Oct 27 - Portland downs Saint Mary's 1-0, USF defeats Gonzaga 2-1, Santa Clara shutout LMU 1-0, and Pepperdine picks up a 3-1 victory over San Diego
October 26, 2002 Pepperdine shuts out Santa Clara 1-0 San Diego and Saint Mary's also get conference wins
October 24, 2002 October 24-Pepperdine's Megan Woods, the current WCC women's soccer Player of the Week, and Santa Clara all-American Aly Wagner were selected to the Soccer Buzz Team of the Week
October 22, 2002 Oct 22-Pepperdines Megan Woods was named the WCC Player of the Week for her performance against #2 Portland
October 16, 2002 October 15-Senior All-America Aly Wagner scored twice as the Santa Clara University women's soccer team defeated San Jose State 5-0 tonight at Buck Shaw Stadium
October 14, 2002 October 14-LMU goalie Kelly Yukihiro was named the WCC Player of the Week for her part in shutting down UC Irvine and Pepperdine over the weekend
October 13, 2002 October 13-Six WCC women's soccer teams collided in the first weekend of conference play
October 12, 2002 October 11-Sophomore Leslie Osborne scored twice as the Santa Clara University women's soccer team opened a four-match home-stand with a 3-0 victory over San Diego tonight at Buck Shaw Stadium
October 11, 2002 October 10-Loyola Marymount and Saint Mary's collected wins Thursday night The Lions held on to beat UC Irvine 1-0, while the Gaels' Sarah Burgess scored a goal late in overtime to lift Saint Mary's to a 1-0 win over Long Beach State
October 08, 2002 Portlands Betsy Barr was named the WCC Player of the Week after leading the Portland Pilots to a 2-0 record over the weekend
October 07, 2002 October 6-Portland, Pepperdine and San Diego collected wins in the last big weekend of non-conference women's soccer action
October 06, 2002 October 5-Christine Sinclair had a pair of goals Saturday and Wanda Rozwadowska added a goal and an assist, as #4 Portland beat #12 Washington 4-0 in non-conference women’s soccer action
October 05, 2002 Oct 4, 2002

LOS ANGELES - The Loyola Marymount women's soccer team played No
October 05, 2002 Oct 4, 2002

Sophomore midfielder Maytal Shvartz picked a most-opportune time to score her first career goal as she produced the game-winner on a penalty kick to lead No
October 05, 2002 Oct 4, 2002

USF needed only one goal to rack up another win on the road against the High Point Panthers
October 05, 2002 Oct 4, 2002

October 05, 2002 Oct 4, 2002

Junior forward Kristi Candau scored the golden goal in the second minute of overtime as the Santa Clara University women's soccer team upset third-ranked UCLA tonight at Drake Stadium in Los Angeles
October 05, 2002 Oct 4, 2002

Moraga, CA - The Saint Mary's women's soccer team defeated the Tulane Green Waves, 3-1, on Friday, October 4 in the Saint Mary's Stadium for the first day of the Saint Mary's Fall Classic
October 03, 2002 Leslie Osborne, Ali Pavoni and Meghan Daly were named this weeks WCC Tri-Players of the Week
September 29, 2002 Sept 29-Gonzaga, LMU, and Pepperdine all were victorious in one-goal games on Sunday
September 28, 2002 September 27-Behind goals from sophomore forward Ali Pavoni and freshman forward Jenna Fodor, the No
September 26, 2002 Sept 25-Pepperdine's Daniella Bosio was named to the Soccer America College Women's Team of the Week
September 25, 2002 Sept 25-The Saint Mary’s women’s soccer team (3-4-1) handled the San Jose State Spartans (2-5-1), 3-0, on Tuesday, September 24, on Garaventa Field
September 23, 2002 Sept 24-Santa Clara’s Leslie Osborne was named the WCC Player of the Week for her play against Florida and Oklahoma last weekend
September 22, 2002 Sept 21-Santa Clara, Portland and San Diego collected wins on Sunday, including shutouts by the Broncos and Toreros
September 20, 2002 Sept 20-Freshman forward Heidi Jacobson scored her second goal of the season Friday afternoon as she led the Gonzaga University Bulldogs (3-3-0) to a 1-0 shutout of the Portland State University Vikings (3-2-3) during their home opener at Martin Field
September 18, 2002 Sept 18-Lauren Orlandos and Christine Sinclair were named to the Soccer America Team of the Week for catapulting Portland to three straight wins over the weekend, including a shutout of then-#13 Nebraska
September 17, 2002 Sept 17-Portland’s Christine Sinclair was named the WCC Player of the Week for her part in the Pilots 3-0 record over the weekend
September 15, 2002 Sept 15-The Saint Mary's Gaels took a step in the right direction by tieing #11 Cal on Sunday
September 14, 2002 September 13-Facing three games in three days, the last thing #7 Portland wanted was overtime, but the Pilots needed seven extra minutes Friday to shake CS Fullerton for a 2-1 win in the NIKE Portland Invitational
September 12, 2002 September 12-The USD women’s soccer team managed to score three late goals, rallying from behind to beat Cal State Northridge 3-1 on Wednesday night
September 10, 2002 Sept 10-Portland’s Christine Sinclair was named the WCC Player of the Week for her MVP performance at the Notre Dame tournament over the weekend
September 07, 2002 September 6-Pepperdine sophomore forward, Jenna Ainsworth, scored a career-high two goals to help lead No
September 04, 2002 September 3-Pepperdine’s Ali Pavoni and LMU’s Myka Peck were named the first WCC Players of the Week for the 2002 season
September 04, 2002 September 2-The two women's soccer games on the schedule today both went into overtime but the outcomes were opposite
September 01, 2002 Sept 1-Three WCC teams start the new month off with a win, while one suffered their second upset of the year
August 31, 2002 Aug 31-Only two WCC women's soccer teams were in action today
August 31, 2002 Aug 30-Friday's women's soccer games included plenty of Top 25 action as six ranked squads squared off in their season openers
August 29, 2002 Aug 29-Four WCC women's soccer teams earned recognition in the 2002 SoccerTimes
August 28, 2002 August 28-West Coast Conference College Cup participants Portland and Santa Clara each placed two players on Soccer America magazine's College Women's Preseason All-America Team
August 26, 2002 Aug 26- Once again, four WCC women's soccer teams were listed in the Top 25 of a preseason poll
August 19, 2002 August 19- Last year, the WCC experienced its finest season of women's soccer in league history


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