Oct. 11, 2012
LOGAN, Utah - First-place Utah State soccer hits the road to face second-place Seattle Friday, Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. at SU's Championship Field.
Utah State (7-2-6) began the month of October with a bang, scoring seven goals in two matches in home wins against UTSA (3-0) and Texas State (4-0). With the wins the Aggies jump into first place in the Western Athletic Conference standings with a 2-0-2 league record for eight points.
This week, USU takes to the road for its final two regular-season away matches of the season. USU begins the road trip at Seattle (7-5-1, 2-0-1 WAC).
The all-time series between Seattle and Utah State is tied at 1-1. The last time that the Aggies and the Redhawks met was in 2009 when Seattle edged Utah State, 3-1, in Seattle. In 2008, USU captured a 2-1 win in Logan.
Seattle is 7-5-1 overall and 2-0-1 in league contests. The Redhawks have won three of their last four matches, including a 5-1 win against Idaho last week at home.
Stephanie Verdoia leads Seattle and is third in the conference in points scored with seven goals and one assist for 15 points. Melissa Busque is second on the team in scoring with four goals and four assists for 12 points. Brianna Smallidge has played in 13 matches in goal this season, allowing 15 goals for a 1.12 GAA.
In the latest NCAA statistics, USU senior goalkeeper Ashlyn Mulford is now 10th in the nation in save percentage (.902). She is also 14th in the country in goals against average with an impressive 0.50 GAA. As a team, the Aggies are fifth in the nation in save percentage (.900).
Following the match against the Redhawks, the Aggies will take on Idaho (3-11-1, 0-2-1) on Sunday, Oct. 14.
Live Stats will be available for the match against the Redhawks and can be accessed through www.UtahStateAggies.com.
Fans can follow the Aggie soccer program at twitter.com/USUSoccer or on Facebook at facebook.com/USUSoccer. Aggie fans can also follow the Utah State athletic program at twitter.com/USUAthletics or on Facebook at facebook.com/USUAthletics.
USU Soccer Concludes...
Utah State soccer's 2016 campaign came to an end Thursday, as the fourth-seeded Aggies fell to No...11/03/2016
Senior Midfielder Brings...
Watching the sport you love to play from the sidelines for an entire season can be tough for any ...11/03/2016
USU Soccer Continues...
No. 4 Utah State soccer (12-8-0, 7-4-0 MW) continues its tournament run in San Diego as it plays ...11/02/2016
Utah State Soccer Opens...
Entering the week as the fourth seed, Utah State soccer opened the 2016 Mountain West...11/01/2016
Lauren Harmon is the Glue...
Lauren Harmon is one of seven Utah State soccer seniors this season. The Aggies begin competition...11/01/2016
Utah State Soccer Earns...
Utah State soccer is ranked eighth in this week's National Soccer Coaches Association of America ...11/01/2016
USU Soccer Opens Tournament...
Fourth-seeded Utah State soccer (11-8-0, 7-4-0 MW) opens competition at the Mountain West...10/31/2016
Senior Forward Continues to...
Senior forward Jessica Brooksby was working hard to perfect her game well before arriving at Utah...10/31/2016
Official Aggie Gear