WSU tops No. 6 Stanford
Jocelyn Jeffers’ second-half goal gave Washington State a 1-0 soccer victory over sixth-ranked Stanford in Pullman on Sunday as the Cougars (13-3-1, 6-3-1) moved into second place in the Pac-12.
The Cougars snapped the Cardinal’s (13-4-1, 6-4-0) 42-match road unbeaten streak and dropped Stanford into third place. The win was WSU’s first over Stanford since 2003, and the first over the Cardinal at home since 1993.
Gurveen Clair made four saves to post the shutout.
Jeffers’ goal came at 57:51 off of Nicole Setterlund’s touch following Kourtney Guetlein’s throw-in.
• Celeste Boureille’s goal in the 53rd minute gave Cal (10-4-5, 3-4-2 Pac 12) a 1-0 win over Washington (7-8-4, 3-3-3) in Seattle.
• Katie Baran scored 59 seconds into the match, but Idaho was shut out the rest of the way in a 3-1 loss to Seattle (15-2-2, 12-0-0). The Vandals (4-15-0, 4-8-0) still qualified for their fourth straight trip to the Western Athletic Conference tournament in Las Cruces, N.M. There, on Friday, the Vandals will play Seattle for the third time in eight days.
• Heather Johnson scored both of Gonzaga’s goals, including the game-winner in the 102nd minute, as the Bulldogs (6-10-1, 2-5-0 West Coast Conference) won 2-1 over Saint Mary’s (6-12-0, 2-5-0) in Moraga, Calif. It was the fourth consecutive double-overtime match between the schools. Freshman Chelsea Carey saw her first action in goal for the Bulldogs after Christie Tombari was hurt in a collision with teammate Jordan Travis in the 70th minute preventing a goal. Both required stitches. Tombari returned for the overtimes.
• Jackie Day’s goal in the 75th minute gave host Whitworth (7-7-5, 4-6-5 Northwest Conference) a 1-0 win over Lewis & Clark (9-8-1, 6-7-1).
Third-ranked Washington avenged its only loss of the season with a 25-18, 25-15, 25-19 victory over Colorado (15-7, 7-5) in Seattle. Kaleigh Nelson had a team-leading 13 kills for the Huskies (19-1, 11-1 Pac-12).
Gonzaga (8-4-3, 3-2-3 WCC) dropped a 2-1 decision to Santa Clara (8-8-0, 5-3-0) in Spokane and also lost defender Josh Phillips (hamstring) and forward Jakob Granlund (upper leg) to injuries. Conner Bevans scored 58 seconds into the match for the Bulldogs, but the Broncos got goals at 20:56 and 49:23. The Bulldogs dropped into third place.
• Will Wren scored two first-half goals to lead host Whitworth to a 3-0 victory over Linfield (8-8-1, 5-7-1 NWC). The Pirates (11-3-3, 9-2-2) improved to 6-0-1 in their last seven matches. Samual Jarrett added the third goal.
Washington State rowed to wins in the Third Varsity 8+ and Open 4+ along with second-place finishes in the Championship 8+ and Junior Varsity 8+ at the Head of the Lake in Seattle, the final regatta of the fall season. Gonzaga was fourth in the Championship 8+ and was third in the JV 8+ and Third Varsity 8+.
Justin Bonanno and Tyler Peltram scored first-period goals for the Spokane Braves (4-11-0-3 KIJHL), but the Castlegar Rebels (10-7-0-3) came back with three goals in the second period for a 3-2 win at Eagles Ice-A-Rena.