Women's soccer poised to climb NWC standings

Women's soccer poised to climb NWC standings

TACOMA, Washington – The Puget Sound women's soccer team hosts the Whit's at home this weekend, kicking off with Whitworth, Oct. 28, at 12 p.m., followed by Whitman, Oct 29, at 12p.m.

 WHO

 Puget Sound vs. Whitworth

 WHERE 

 Tacoma, Wash. | East Field   

 WHEN

 Saturday, Oct. 28, 12 p.m. 

 LIVE

 Stats 

 

 WHO

 Puget Sound vs. Whitman

 WHERE 

 Tacoma, Wash. | East Field 

 WHEN

 Sunday, Oct. 29, 12 p.m.

 LIVE

 Stats Video

 

Game face

The Loggers have not been beaten in nine consecutive games, and they have won five straight. Puget Sound is outscouring the opposition, 15-3, through the last nine games.

 

NWC outlook

Puget Sound is currently in third place with 26 points, behind Pacific Lutheran (30) and Whitworth (31). Midfielder Tess Peppis is in second in the NWC in assists at five, and forward Lura Morton is in fifth in goals at six.

 

How many minutes?

Goalkeeper Jamie Lange has extended her shutout streak to 618 consecutive minutes. The Logger defense combined has not allowed a goal for six consecutive games. Lange has the second lowest goals against average in the conference at 0.51, while also holding down second-most saves at 79. She named both the Logger of the Week and NWC Student-Athlete of the Week (defense) earlier this week.

 

Wrapping up

The Loggers have only four conference matchups left, including two home games and two on the road.

 

Scouting Whitworth (11-4-1, 10-1-1 NWC)

Puget Sound took first-place Whitworth into double overtime in their first meeting of the season on Sep. 30, resulting in a 2-2 tie. The Pirates are on a three-game win streak, suffering their only loss of the season vs. Willamette before the streak. Forward Leah Corra leads the Pirates' attack and is in second in the conference for points at 18.

 

Scouting Whitman (2-13-1, 2-9-1 NWC)

The Loggers recorded a hatrick against the Blues in their initial matchup on Oct. 1, with a final score of 3-1. Whitman recorded one of its two wins last weekend, dominating Pacific, 5-1. The following day the Blues lost their momentum and fell to George Fox, 2-1. Goalkeeper Allie Seracuse leads the Northwest Conference in saves with 82.

 

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