Final weekend of the regular season is critical for Loggers

Final weekend of the regular season is critical for Loggers

TACOMA, Washington - The Puget Sound women's soccer team wraps up the 2017 regular season this weekend in Oregon. The Loggers take on Willamette Saturday, Nov. 4, and Pacific Sunday, Nov. 5. Both games kickoff at at 12 p.m.

 

 WHO

 Puget Sound at Willamette

 WHERE 

 Salem, Ore. | Sparks Field   

 WHEN

 Saturday, Nov. 4, 12 p.m. 

 LIVE

 Stats 

 

 WHO

 Puget Sound at Pacific

 WHERE 

 Forest Grove, Ore. | Ledbetter Field 

 WHEN

 Sunday, Nov. 5, 12 p.m.

 LIVE

 Stats Video

 

NWC landscape

With 32 points in the NWC standings, the Loggers enter the final weekend of conference play in second place. Puget Sound is four points behind first place Pacific Lutheran (36), and one point in front of third-place Whitworth (31).

 

Conference leaders

Midfielder Tess Peppis holds down second place in the NWC in assists at six, while forward Lura Morton is tied for fourth in goals with seven. Goalkeeper Jamie Lange remains in first for highest save percentage at .913, and picked up her fourth NWC Student- Athlete of the week (defense) honor (read more HERE).

 

Double digits

The Loggers haven't been beaten in 11 straight games. Puget Sound's last loss was Sept. 30, against Pacific Lutheran in double-overtime. 

 

Scouting Willamette (11-4-3, 8-4-2 NWC)

Willamette enters this weekend in fourth place with 26 points. The second-place Loggers tied the Bearcats in their first matchup on Oct. 7, 0-0. Forward Emmy Manset leads the NWC in goals with 11, and has the second-highest points with 24. The Bearcats are coming off a 0-0 tie against Pacific, and a 3-1 win against Lewis & Clark.

 

Scouting Pacific (0-14-4, 0-11-3 NWC)

The Loggers dominated the Boxers, 2-0, on Oct. 8, while out-shooting Pacific, 12-5. Pacific is entering its final weekend of conference play off a 0-0 tie vs. Linfield, and a 2-2 tie against Willamette. The day before facing the Loggers, the Boxers take on Lewis & Clark.

 

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