Women's soccer set for bouts at Pacific, George Fox

Women's soccer set for bouts at Pacific, George Fox

TACOMA, Washington – Three points separates the top four teams in the Northwest Conference women's soccer standings as Puget Sound travels to Pacific and George Fox this weekend.

 

 WHO   Puget Sound at Pacific 
 WHEN   Friday, Sept. 29 | 8 p.m. 
 WHERE   Forest Grove, Wash.
 LINKS  Stats | Video

 

 WHO   Puget Sound at George Fox  
 WHEN   Sunday, Sept. 30 | 12 p.m. 
 WHERE   Newberg, Wash.
 LINKS  Stats | Video

 

 

Where they stand

Puget Sound is 2-1-1 in the NWC, good for seven points. Willamette and Whitworth both have 10 points with a 3-0-1 NWC records, and Pacific Lutheran has nine points with a 3-1 mark.

 

Three for two

Three Loggers are tied for the team lead in scoring with two goals, each: Tayla MacPherson, Elizabeth McGraw, and Lura Morton.

 

Too close for comfort

Half of the Loggers' eight games so far this season have been decided by one goal, and Puget Sound is 1-3 in those games. Additionally, the Loggers are 0-2-1 in games that reach overtime.

 

Great savings

Jamie Lange was named the 2017 NWC Defensive Player of the Year after she led the league with 99 saves. Through eight games in 2018, Lange has 59 saves.

 

Scouting Pacific (1-7, 1-3 NWC)

The Boxers' lone win this season was a 1-0 edge against Lewis & Clark. Since then, Pacific lost to both Whitman and Whitworth. Emily Thompson and Kira Negrete both have two goals this season. Pacific has taken the fewest shots (63) among NWC teams this season. Pacific's five goals score ranks last in the NWC

 

Scouting George Fox (3-3-1, 1-3-1 NWC)

The Bruins enter the weekend winless in their last four contests (0-3-1). Their one NWC win was against Pacific. George Fox has netted just six goals this season, although its 0.70 GAA is tied for third in the NWC. Savannah Moisan has accounted for half (3) of the Bruins' goals.