Cougar women clip Cal
Kiersten Dallstream’s penalty kick goal in overtime gave No. 20 Washington State a 2-1 win over No. 23 California in a Pac-10 women’s soccer match Sunday in Pullman.
Jacquelyn Roth’s conversion of a free kick in the 62nd minute tied the match for the Cougars (11-4-1, 3-1-1 Pac-10) after Cal’s Miranda White received a yellow card.
In the 95th minute, WSU’s Carly Dobratz was taken down in the box and the Cougars were awarded a penalty kick.
Dallstream converted the first penalty kick of her WSU career.
There were 28 fouls called and four cards issued in the match.
•Sarah Rhodes’ goal in the 79th minute gave Gonzaga a 2-1 come-from-behind win over Saint Mary’s in West Coast Conference play in Spokane.
Second-half goals by Christi D’Agostino and Rhoades gave the Bulldogs (8-9-0, 2-3 WCC) their fourth straight win at home.
Keeper Amy Danielson made one save – a stop against a shot from 15 yards out in the final seconds – for the victory.
•Whitworth battled back from a 2-0 deficit to beat Pacific 3-2 in overtime in a Northwest Conference match in Forest Grove, Ore.
Lindsey Oakes scored the winner three minutes into extra time to keep the Pirates’ playoff hopes alive. Whitworth improved to 14-3, 11-2 NWC, one game behind league-leading Puget Sound.
Jenny Krzymowski and Kelsey Griswold also scored for Whitworth.
•Brittany Sparks tied the Eastern record with her 14th career goal but it wasn’t enough as the Eagles fell 4-2 to Northern Arizona in Big Sky play in Flagstaff, Ariz.
Lauren Jacobsen also scored for Eastern (6-8-1, 3-2-1 BSC), which held a 2-1 lead in the first half before the Lumberjacks rallied.
•Bianca Lopez’s goal in the seventh minute was the only score of the game as Fresno State beat Idaho 1-0 in a Western Athletic Conference match in Fresno, Calif.
The Vandals (9-9, 2-5 WAC) had just four shots on goal and 12 shots overall in their final road match of the season.
•Top-ranked Stanford did all of its scoring in a 15-minute span of the first half as the Cardinal beat Washington 3-0 in Pac-10 play in Seattle.
The loss snapped a 10-match unbeaten streak for the Huskies (10-3-3, 2-1-2 Pac-10).
Washington was the first team this season to hold Stanford scoreless in the second half.
Whitworth keeper Brian Sherpe made nine saves as the Pirates and Pacific played to a scoreless draw in a Northwest Conference match in Portland.
The teams remained tied atop the NWC standings, and Whitworth (10-2-3, 8-1-2 NWC) owns the tiebreaker for the conference’s automatic berth to the NCAA Division III national tournament should the teams remain tied. The Pirates beat the Boxers in Spokane on Sept. 19.
•Portland scored early and often in a 5-1 West Coast Conference win over Gonzaga in Portland.
Tim Muravez scored in the 73rd minute for the Bulldogs (5-6-3, 2-4-1 WCC), ending the Pilots’ shutout bid.
The five goals allowed were the most for Gonzaga since a 6-0 loss in 2004.
Chase Wharton scored Spokane’s final two goals as the Braves beat the North Okanagon Knights 5-4 in Armstrong, British Columbia. Dylan Tappe, Rance Hughes and Uriah Machuga also scored for Spokane (14-5-0-1). Cash Ulrich made 29 saves.