Loggers host two for Homecoming Weekend

Loggers host two for Homecoming Weekend

TACOMA, Washington - The Puget Sound men's soccer team looks to bounce back this weekend at home with games against Willamette (Oct. 5) and Linfield (Oct. 6).

 

 WHO 

 Puget Sound vs Willamette

 WHERE 

 East Field | Tacoma, Washington  

 WHEN

 Saturday, Oct. 5 | 12 p.m.

 LINKS 

 Stats | Video

 

 WHO

 Puget Sound vs Linfield

 WHERE 

 East Field | Tacoma, Washington  

 WHEN

 Sunday, Oct. 6 | 12 p.m.

 LINKS 

 Stats | Video 

 

Where they stand 

The Loggers suffered their first losses of the season last weekend at Whitman and Whitworth. Puget Sound fell to 2-2 in conference play, leaving it with six points. Whitman and Whitworth also have six points and 2-2 records. Pacific Lutheran is leading the conference with 12 points and a 4-0 record.

 

Among scoring leaders

Angel Herrera-Flores is in the top five in the NWC with five goals, Luke Murdock is tied for seventh with four goals, and Cale Spence is tied for 12th with three goals on the season. 

 

His goal is stopping yours

Ethan Stern-Ellis is a wall between the two posts. He has an .862 save percentage, and his 0.50 GAA leads the NWC. 

 

Keeping it Classy

Puget Sound has the fewest yellow cards in the conference with one, the next-closest is Whitworth with 11. Willamette leads the NWC with 19 yellow cards.

 

Scouting Willamette (6-1-2, 3-1 NWC)

The Bearcats bounced back from their 4-3 loss over Whitworth (Sept. 21) with a 4-0 shutout over Pacific (Sept. 28) and a 2-0 victory over George Fox (Sept. 29). Willamette is second in conference with nine points. Mason Kelliher was named the NWC Defensive Student-Athlete of the Week for recording two complete-game shutouts.

 

Scouting Linfield (4-4-1, 2-1-1 NWC)

The Wildcats went into double overtime for both games last weekend. Linfield defeated George Fox (Sept. 28), 2-1, and reached a 1-1 tie against Pacific (Sept. 29). The Wildcats are third in conference with seven points, and Connor Heintz is in the top five in the NWC for shots with 25.