Puget Sound to host teams from Illinois and Texas

Puget Sound to host teams from Illinois and Texas

TACOMA, Washington – The Puget Sound men's soccer team's three-game home stand continues this weekend as the Loggers host teams from Illinois and Texas. Puget Sound takes on Wheaton (Ill.) this Friday, Sept. 8, at 4:30 p.m. on East Field. It's a quick turnaround when the Loggers host Texas-Tyler on Saturday, Sept. 9. That game is also at 4:30 p.m. on East Field.

 

 WHO

 Puget Sound vs. Wheaton (Ill.) 

 WHERE 

 Tacoma, Wash. | East Field

 WHEN

 Friday, Sept. 8, 4:30 p.m.

 LIVE

 Stats

 

 WHO

 Puget Sound vs. Texas-Tyler 

 WHERE 

 Tacoma, Wash. | East Field

 WHEN

 Saturday, Sept. 9, 4:30 p.m.

 LIVE

 Stats

 

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Not the start they hoped for

Puget Sound lost its first home game of the season, 1-0, against Eastern Oregon on Tuesday. The Loggers nearly scored the game's first goal when a shot banged off the crossbar, and the Mountaineers found the back of the net in the 37th minute.

 

Around the Northwest Conference

Linfield and Pacific both started the season with 1-1 records. Pacific Lutheran and Whitworth are 1-2, followed by George Fox at 1-3. Whitman (0-2) and Willamette (0-3) trail the Loggers in the early overall standings.

 

Scouting Wheaton (1-1, 0-0 CCIW)

The Thunder opened its season with a convincing 3-0 win over St. Olaf on Sept. 2, but Wheaton fell to Loras College, 2-1, the following day. Will Woodfin has two goals so far, while Peter Whallon has a goal and an assist.

 

Scouting Texas-Tyler (1-0-1, 0-0 ASC)

The Patriots opened the season with a 1-0 win over No. 7 Redlands (Sept. 1), and followed that upset with a 1-1 tie against tied Our Lady of the Lake. Lucas Pereira carries a goal and an assist into the weekend, and Caio Godinho scored the team's other goal in the early goings this season. John McGuffin has seven saves and a .875 save-percentage through the two games. The Patriots take on Pacific Lutheran on Friday, Sept. 8, before visiting Puget Sound.  

 

 

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