GAMEDAY: WSOC vs. Idaho
By Seattle University
SEATTLE – Seattle University women’s soccer takes on Idaho, as the Redhawks continue their eight-game home stand at Championship Field.
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ABOUT THE GAME
- Seattle U (2-2-2) vs. Idaho (2-4-1)
- All-time series-Seattle U leads, 10-1-1
- Home-Seattle U leads, 5-1-0
- Away-Seattle U leads, 4-0-1
- Neutral-Seattle U leads, 1-0-0
- Last meeting-Seattle U won, 5-3, at Idaho (Sept. 4, 2017)
NEWS AND NOTES
- Seattle U’s eight-game home stand continues as Idaho visits Championship Field.
- SU tied Cal Poly, 1-1 in double overtime, on Sept. 9. Leahi Manthei scored early in the second half, but the Mustangs tied the game in the final minutes of regulation and neither team could score in overtime.
- Last season, the Redhawks won, 5-3, at Idaho on Labor Day. Leahi Manthei tied a school record with four goals off the bench as SU overcame a two-goal deficit for the first time in Division I program history.
- Idaho has a 2-4-1 mark in 2018, including a scoreless draw with UC Riverside on Sept. 9. Makayla Presgrave made seven saves in net for the Vandals.
- Idaho lost, 3-0, at Washington State on Sept. 7. SU fell at WSU, 3-1, to open the regular season.
- The Vandals were picked to take seventh in the Big Sky Preseason Poll. They tied for fifth in last year’s standings.
- The Redhawks dropped a 2-1 decision to UC Riverside on Sept. 7. Emily Zimmer scored her second goal in two games in the match.
- Freshman Ariana Romero made a career-high six saves in goal, playing the full 90 minutes for the first time as a Redhawk.
- SU tied Cal State Fullerton, 1-1, on Aug. 26. Jessie Ray scored her fourth goal of the season in the draw at Championship Field.
- SU beat Portland State, 3-0, on Sept. 2 as Emily Zimmer, Leahi Manthei, and Laura Hooper each scored for the Redhawks. Zimmer’s goal was the first of her career (61 games).
- Ariana Romero made her first career start in goal, playing 75 minutes and extending her season-long scoreless streak to 152:33. Mackenzie Curry closed the game, making a save to split the shutout.
- Freshman goalkeeper Ariana Romero was named WAC Defensive Player of the Week, for the period ending Aug. 26. Romero did not allow a goal in 77 minutes of action over two games, making one save and sharing a shutout with Mackenzie Curry.
- SU beat two-time defending Big Sky Tournament champion Eastern Washington, 3-0, on Aug. 20. Jessie Ray scored two goals and assisted on another as the Redhawks opened their eight-game homestand with a victory.
- Emily Bringgold scored for SU in the win over Eastern Washington, notching her first career goal as a Redhawk.
- Seattle U began the regular season with a 3-1 setback at No. 21 Washington State on Aug. 17.
- Jessie Ray finished a header off a Laura Hooper assist in the 13th minute to account for the Redhawks’ goal at WSU.
- The Redhawks were voted to take third in the WAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll. Defenders Rachel Bowler and Hannah Carrothers were named to the Preseason All-WAC Team. Carrothers and forward Jessie Ray were 2017 All-WAC Second Team selections.
- Julie Woodward enters her 22nd season as Seattle U head coach. She has guided the Redhawks to four WAC regular season titles, three WAC Tournament crowns, and eight straight winning seasons.
- Last season, SU won nine games and advanced to the WAC Championship game for the fifth straight year. It will have to replace nine seniors who graduated. The Redhawks have a 12-player freshman class in 2018.