With four wins in its first four contests of 2017, La Sierra has already surpassed last year's win total of three victories. The Golden Eagles pummeled Shepherd 16-0 last week to remain unbeaten and unscored upon, and will have one more non-conference matchup--at Mills on Sept. 15--before opening California Pacific Conference play when they host Sierra Nevada on Sept. 21. In four matches, LSU has outscored its opponents 30-0. No. 20 Embry-Riddle registered two shutout victories last week to match LSU's wins on the season.
Monday, September 4
UC MERCED 2, OREGON TECH 0
The Bobcats notched their first win of the season by blanking the Lady Owls in Merced, Calif., with a goal 19 seconds into the second half and an insurance score just over five minutes later.
Emily Lambert's goal in the 104th minute broke a scoreless tie and lifted the Eagles to the victory over the Lancers in Santa Clarita, Calif.
ERAU (3-1): Emily Lambert 1 goal (103:26)
Wednesday, September 6
NO. 6 WESTMONT 3, ANTELOPE VALLEY 2 (2OT)
The Pioneers took a one-goal lead over the Warriors when Adriana Zuniga scored twice in a three-minute stretch, but Westmont nailed the equalizer in the 82nd minute and then scored the game winner in the 110th minute in Santa Barbara, Calif.
The Poets put the game out of reach with a pair of second-half goals, blanking the Lady Lions (now 1-3 this season) in Whittier, Calif.
LA SIERRA 16, SHEPHERD 0
Mariah Anaya produced four goals, Anica Santana added three more tallies, and four other Golden Eagle players finished with two goals apiece as LSU erupted for its second double-digit scoring outburst in two weeks, blasting the Rams in Riverside, Calif.
The Eagles scored three times in the first half and shut down the Royals over two halves to earn the victory in Prescott, Ariz.
ERAU (4-1): Breanna Larkin 1 goal (9:32)…Jennifer Ruth 1 goal (30:31)…Ashtin Martinson 1 goal (37:02)…Parker Lee 2 assists
Saturday, September 9
WHITTIER 5, PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN 1
The Poets jumped ahead by three goals in the first half and then cruised to the win over the Sea Beggars in Pasadena, Calif.
PCC (1-3-1): Kaylee Medina 1 goal (8:19)
No. 13 THE MASTER'S 1, ANTELOPE VALLEY 0 (OT)
The Mustangs punched in the game winner in nine minutes into the first overtime, giving them a narrow win over the Pioneers (now 3-3 on the season) in Santa Clarita, Calif.
No. 6 WESTMONT 1, MARYMOUNT CALIFORNIA 0
The Mariners finished the match with 13 shots (5 on goal) to the Warriors 14 shots (4 on goal), but Westmont slid in a goal in the 60th minute to nip MCU, now 0-4-1 on the season, in Santa Barbara, Calif.
OCCIDENTAL 3, SOKA UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA 0
The Tigers got on the scoreboard in the 7th minute and never looked back as the blanked the Lady Lions (now 1-4 this fall) in Aliso Viejo, Calif.
Benedictine-Mesa at Saint Katherine
The Firebirds forfeited the match to the Redhawks, improving BenU's season mark to 1-2.
Sunday, September 10
MENLO 2, UC MERCED 0
The Bobcats outshot the Oaks 12-6, including 9-4 on goal, but Menlo produced nine saves while its offense tallied a score in each half to top UCM (now 2-3-1 this season) in Merced, Calif.