Loggers aim to regroup with two home games

Loggers aim to regroup with two home games

TACOMA, Washington –The Puget Sound men's soccer team has three conference matchups left, all of which are at home. Two of these games are this weekend, beginning with Linfield, Oct .28, at 2:30p.m., and Willamette the following day, Oct.29, at 2:30p.m.

 

 WHO

 Puget Sound vs. Linfield

 WHERE 

 Tacoma, Wash. | East Field   

 WHEN

 Saturday, Oct. 28, 2:30 p.m. 

 LIVE

 Stats 

 

 WHO

 Puget Sound vs. Willamette

 WHERE 

 Tacoma, Wash. | East Field 

 WHEN

 Sunday, Oct. 29, 2:30 p.m.

 LIVE

 Stats Video

 

Pivotal games

Two of the Loggers' three remaining matches are against first-place Willamette (Oct. 29) and second-place Pacific Lutheran (Nov. 4).

 

Defending the net

Goalkeeper Wren Norwood has the highest save percentage in the Northwest Conference at .818. Norwood recorded as season-high eight saves last weekend in the Loggers' loss against Whitworth (Oct. 21), learn more here.

 

Bouncing back

The Loggers are coming off road losses at Whitworth and Whitman last week. Puget Sound enters the weekend tied with Pacific for fifth place in the NWC (16 points, each). 

 

Scouting Linfield (2-12-1, 0-10-1 NWC)

The Wildcats fell to the Loggers earlier in the season, 4-1, on Sept. 17. Linfield is coming off its only non-loss of conference play, tying George Fox, 1-1, on Oct. 22. While the Wildcat's have not achieved any wins, forward Ryan Kister is in a three-way tie for the second-most goals in the NWC with seven.

 

Scouting Willamette (9-4-2, 8-1-2 NWC)

The Bearcats blanked the Loggers, 1-0, in their first matchup on Sept. 16. Willamette enters the weekend coming off two wins vs. Pacific and George Fox. The Bearcats are first in the league standings with 26 points, and goalkeeper Marco Gonzales-Yanez is in third for lowest goals against average at 0.99.

 

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