TACOMA, Washington – Following a Homecoming weekend in which the opposition didn't score, the Puget Sound men's soccer team hosts one more Northwest Conference game against Pacific Lutheran Friday, Oct. 5, at 3:30 p.m.
|WHO||Puget Sound vs. Pacific Lutheran|
|WHEN||Friday, Oct. 5 | 3:30 p.m.|
|WHERE||Baker Stadium| Tacoma, Wash.|
|LINKS||Stats | Video|
Shutting the door
Backed by senior goalie Wren Norwood, the Loggers have not allowed a goal through the past 246 minutes of game time. The Loggers reached a scoreless tie against Pacific (Sept. 28), and bear George Fox, 2-0, the following day (Sept. 29). The last goal allowed by the Loggers was in the first half of a 1-0 loss at Whitman (Sept. 23).
Use the force, Luke
Luke Murdock – the Loggers' leading scorer with five goals – has the third-highest points total in the NWC with 12. His most recent goal stood as the game-winner against George Fox (Sept. 29).
Working twice as hard
Puget Sound has reached double-overtime twice this season, but the Loggers are 0-1-2 in games that play into extra periods.
Scouting Pacific Lutheran (8-4-0, 4-2-0 NWC)
The Lutes come to Tacoma having won four of their last five games. One of those four wins was a 7-1 triumph over George Fox. Joe Sammartino is the league's second-leading scorer with six goals, and RJ Noll leads the league in saves with 39. PLU is ranked second in the NWC in scoring with 24 goals.