Oct. 1, 2008
THIS WEEK: Washington State hosts Eastern Washington, Friday, Oct. 3, at 3 p.m.
COUGARS AT HOME: Washington State is 14-4-5 at home against nonconference opponents under head coach Matt Potter.
WSU AGAINST THE STATE: During Matt Potter's tenure, the Cougars are 7-1-1 against schools from the Evergreen State...lone loss came at No. 22 Washington (2-0), Oct. 24, 2003...Cougars are undefeated in their last eight...all-time, WSU is 50-6-1 against schools from Washington (other than the Huskies' varsity) and is undefeated in its last 37...last loss was 2-1 at Central Washington, Oct. 9, 1990.
ABOUT EASTERN WASHINGTON: The Eagles are 2-5-2, including a 1-4-2 combined record on road or neutral fields...win came 2-1, Sept. 12 at South Dakota State...commons opponents with the Cougars include Idaho and Gonzaga...both WSU and EWU defeated the Vandals...Cougars defeated the Bulldogs...Eagles won at Gonzaga...Lauryn Koelzer leads Eastern Washington with four goals and eight points.
SERIES WITH THE EAGLES: Washington State has won each of the three previous meetings, all in Pullman...Cougars won in 1998 (4-0), 1999 (6-2) and 2001 (8-0).
COUGARS RECEIVING VOTES: Washington State is receiving votes in the current NSCAA, Soccer Buzz and Soccer Times polls.
PROTECTING THE LEAD: Washington State is 58-0-1 at home all-time when leading at halftime...Cougars are 3-0-0 this season.
THE POTTER EFFECT: Prior to Matt Potter's arrival in Pullman, the Cougars posted three-winning records in eight seasons as a member of the Pacific-10 Conference...under Potter, WSU has produced four-winning records in five seasons.
PARLEE EARNS CONFERENCE HONOR: Sophomore goalkeeper Lindsay Parlee was named Pacific-10 Conference Player of the Week for Sept. 23-29 after recording two wins, a shutout, and 10 saves last week...Parlee made six saves in 1-0 victory over Gonzaga, then made four saves in the first half and combined with Stephanie Phillips to blank Idaho 2-0.
GET YOUR NAME IN THE BOX SCORE: Sophomore Emma Stolz and freshman Ali Fenter each tallied the first goal of their respective collegiate careers in Washington State's 2-2 double-overtime tie at James Madison, Aug. 29...freshman Megan Chapin notched her first-collegiate point with an assist in the opener against Montana...Jacquelyn Roth picked up her first-collegiate point with an assist, Sept. 28 against Idaho.
DALLSTREAM NAMED TO U-20 SQUAD: Cougar junior Kiersten Dallstream has been named to the United State Under-20 National Team that will compete at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Chile, Nov. 19-Dec. 7...Dallstream ranks sixth in Cougar history with 16 goals and seventh with 40 points.