LSU and SNC Gain Victories Before Weather Limits Play
Women's Soccer - Mon, Sep. 4, 2017
La Sierra picked up wins in its first two outings of the 2017 season, and Sierra Nevada outshot William Jessup to garner its first victory of the fall--the only two California Pacific Conference teams to earn wins in last week's preseason action. Three other matches were cancelled due to extreme weather conditions in Southern California and Oregon.
Monday, August 28
OTTAWA (ARIZ.) 3, SOKA UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA 0
The Spirit blanked the Lady Lions, now 1-1 on the season, in Aliso Viejo, Calif.
Tuesday, August 29
SIERRA NEVADA 4, WILLIAM JESSUP 1
The Eagles picked up their first win of the season by running past the Warriors in Tahoe Vista, Calif.
After a scoreless 32 minutes, the Warriors' offense broke through Lions' defense to tally their first goal of the match and then closed out the contest with a trio of unanswered scores to down Soka in Aliso Viejo, Calif.
SUA (1-2): Paxton Ataide (59:40)
Saturday, September 2
SOUTHERN OREGON 4, UC MERCED 3
After the Bobcats tied the contest with two goals in an eight-minute period midway through the second half, the Raiders broke the tie in the 63rd minute en route to the non-conference win in Merced, Calif.
In a rematch of the 2016 NAIA National Tournament Opening Round, which VU won 3-0, the Lions sank the Mariners in a lopsided affair in Costa Mesa, Calif.
MCU (0-3-1): Elena Morrison 1 goal (37:04)
(RV) THE MASTER'S 5, No. 19 EMBRY-RIDDLE 1
The Mustangs upended the Eagles in a non-conference match in Santa Clarita, Calif. In five games over the past two weeks, TMU has effectively taken a red marker to the NAIA preseason rankings, beating three teams in the top 20 in the country: No. 7 Keiser (Fla.), No. 8 Northwest, and the Eagles.
ERAU (2-1): ?????
LA SIERRA 2, OTTAWA (ARIZ.) 0
The Golden Eagles improved to 2-0 to start the season by blanking the Spirit in Riverside, Calif. The LSU defense has yet to allow a goal this season.