Round-Up for games 9.12 - 9.18
Junior Chloe Williams scored a milestone goal to tie the game up for Eastern Washington in a 3-1 victory at South Dakota and become the program's all-time leader in points. Her 57 points surpassed recent grad Cassie Black, who posted 55 before graduating in 2014. She entered this season as the program's all-time assists leader – she currently has 13 career assists – and she is currently second on the program's all-time goals list with 22, just two behind Black's current mark of 24. Big Sky play kicks off this week for alumni at EWU, Idaho, Montana and Sacramento State.
Shadow WFT player Karley Baggerly helped lead Gonzaga women to a 3-3 draw in a wild contest with Boise State tallying the second goal for the Zags Thursday.
A little further south, Defender Maegan O'Neill started in a pair of Washington State victories on the week, going the full 90 in both a 2-0 win against Seattle University and a 2-1 win over Boise State.
Rounding out the Division I highlights, Jess Kennedy set up Portland's lone goal in a 2-1 loss to Oregon State Friday.
At Whitworth, Christian Haas helped lead the Pirates to a pair of victories to open defense of their Northwest Conference title, earning an assist in a 2-1 win over Willamette Saturday. Meanwhile, Katie Bischoff scored the first goal of the NWC season for the ladies via a penalty in a 5-2 loss at Puget Sound.
Elsewhere in the NWC, Pacific Lutheran opened their campaign with a 4-1 win at George Fox Saturday with Jackson Moore providing the third goal in the match. At Pacific, freshman Annie Clark started both games and helped guide the Boxers to a pair of 1-0 victories to open their NWC slate.
A little further away from home...
Emma Chappell set up the opening goal 27 minutes into the contest to give Concordia the advantage and Kasey Ames pushed the lead to three at the hour mark in the first official GNAC game of the season as the Cavaliers downed Saint Martin's 4-0. McKenna Stocker and Martha Heaps started and along with substitute Michaela Prothe all played over 45 minutes in the shutout. In a non-league contest three days later, Ames scored again with an assist from Chappell in a 5-3 win against Hawaii Pacific, which featured the first college goal from freshman fellow Shadow alum Maia Angell. The following day Concordia posted a 3-1 win against Southern Oregon despite being their third game in four days. Ames, Stocker and Heaps started and along with Chappell and Prothe off the bench all played at least 40 minutes.
Whitney Weaver continues to lead at Northwest University, tallying the opening goal and setting up the second in a 3-0 win over Warner Pacific in their Cascade Conference opener. Sharaya Roberts also started in the match.
Shadow MFT defender Brady Ulen helped lead the Western Washington defense in the 1-0 shutout win over 18th ranked Fort Hays State and was honored as the league's Defensive Player of the Week.
JD Hauenstein scored the second goal in a 3-0 MSU-Billings non-conference win against California Baptist Thursday. Former Shadow MFT reserve keeper Joe Scott made five saves for the shutout. Elsewhere in the GNAC, recent Shadow MFT players Fernando Alvarez and Michael Mollay combined to set up the winning goal for Northwest Nazarene in a non-league contest against Hawaii-Hilo on Monday with Alvarez going on to tally the lone goal later in the week against Dixie State.
Ben Thompson started all three games for Redlands on the week, winning two and scoring their lone goal in a 2-1 loss.
Shadow MFT player Trevan Estrellado started the opening two CCAA games for CSU-San Bernardino and helped lead them to a pair of 1-0 victory at Humboldt State and Sonoma State.
Former Shadow MFT player Devin Leon started a pair of 2-0 wins for nationally ranked Biola over CSU-San Marcos and Antelope Valley, scoring the opening goal in the second.
In the NWAC...
Jonny Cortez scored the lone goal for Spokane in a 3-1 loss at Columbia Basin Wednesday, but the Bigfoot rebounded with a 5-0 win over rival Walla Walla. Cortez struck off a free kick from Shadow MFT player Jared Davis. Chase Riedt set up the second and scored himself a minute later via Cortez's assistance.
The Spokane ladies dominated yet again with a 7-0 win over Columbia Basin and 4-0 result against Walla Walla. Erica Simpson scored in the first win before exiting with an injury. Maddy Boyd tallied a goal and an assist in the first win.
Jocelyn Cook-Cox tallied a goal and assist for North Idaho in a 9-1 win over Blue Mountain. Katie Balauro, meanwhile, tallied three times for Yakima Valley in an eye-opening 19-0 win at league newcomers Blue Mountain. Jenna Jensen scored in a 3-0 Highline victory over Pierce as the Thunderbirds grabbed two wins on the week.