10th-Ranked Portland Tops Husky Women Booters
September 19, 1998
PORTLAND, Ore. - The 10th-ranked Portland women's soccer team scored two goals inside the final 14 minutes Saturday to defeat Washington 2-0 at Merlo Field.
The Pilots (5-0) won their ninth straight game against Washington (2-3). Portland had an 8-0 shot advantage in a scoreless first half before breaking through at 76:05 on a goal by Regina Holan off a Kylee Barton pass. Tara Koleski converted a penalty kick at 84:34 to cap the scoring.
Sophomore goalkeeper Leslie Weeks posted eight saves for the Huskies who were outshot 17-6. Portland's Cheryl Loveless made two saves en route to the shutout.
Washington returned to Seattle immediately following the game in preparation for Sunday's 1 p.m. meeting with Utah at Husky Soccer Field.
Women's Collegiate Soccer
Merlo Field; Portland, Ore.
Portland 2, Washington 0
Goals: 1, Portland, Regina Holan (Kylee Barton) at 76:05. 2, Portland, Tara Koleski (penalty kick) at 84:34.
Shots: Washington 6, Portland 17.
Saves: Washington 8 (Leslie Weeks), Portland 2 (Cheryl Loveless).
Corners: Washington 3, Portland 8.
Fouls: Washington 14, Portland 15.