College soccer roundup, 10-30

Yesterday was the final real big day for college soccer as it begins to wind down for the fall. Several teams with Valley athletes saw their seasons come to an end, while a couple of others made the playoffs. Here’s a full wrap on the 11 games involving local collegians.

Chapman men fall on Senior Night
The Panthers fell at home to La Sierra, 3-1, in Orange, CA, ending Chapman’s regular season at 11-4-3. They will not know until November 7 if they make the playoffs or not. The game was the final one possibly at the college level for Cedarcrest grad Brett Richardson, who got one final start for the Panthers, and played the full 90. The Duvall product had two corner kicks, but otherwise no stats of note.

Fairfield women punch playoff berth
The Stags finished their regular season with a 0-0, two OT tie with Niagara yesterday in Buffalo, NY, earning Fairfield a postseason trip. They clinched the #4 seed into the Metro Atlantic Athletic conference tourney and will meet Marist later this week in the semifinals. Stags sophomore Nikki Stanton, 2009 Mount Si grad from North Bend, got a start and logged one shot, but it was not on goal.

Humboldt men’s soccer season over
The ‘Jacks fell to CSU Stanislaus 1-0, ending their season at 5-13-0. Eric Baumgardner, 2011 Mount Si grad from North Bend, started and played 65 minutes for Humboldt, logging one shot on goal which was stopped by the Stanislaus GK.

Ball State women’s soccer season done with playoff loss
The Cardinals fell at Western Michigan 1-0 in the first round of the Mid-American conference playoffs, ending their season at 9-9-3. Freshman Alexis Pearlstein, 2011 Mount Si grad from North Bend, did not play for BSU.

Chico State men punch playoff berth
The Wildcats scored a 1-0 win over Sonoma State, earning Chico the #1 seed to the California Collegiate conference tournament, which starts Friday in Turlock, CA. Sam Evans, Chico sophomore GK and 2010 Mount Si grad from Snoqualmie, did not play in the contest for Chico.

Eastern Washington women’s season over
The Eagles were blown out 5-0 by Seattle U, ending their season at 2-13-1. Brittney Conway, junior from North Bend and 2009 Mount Si grad, saw limited action off the bench for Eastern with no stats of note.

CSU Bakersfield doubled up in men’s action
The Roadrunners fell 2-1 at Air Force, with Evan Fassler, Cedarcrest grad and CSUB junior from Carnation, seeing 19 minutes of action off the bench with no stats of note.

Puget Sound doubles up George Fox on women’s side
The Loggers scored a 2-1 NWC victory over the Bruins, with Lauren Hamilton getting a start at defense for UPS. The Spokane product, who has family ties to the Valley, played the full 90 minutes with no stats of note.

Rest of the action:

Linfield men fall to Whitman 2-0 (Cody Tipton, LIN, Jr, North Bend, Mount Si HS, did not play)
Linfield women defeated Whitman 2-1 (Jessie Hargett, LIN, Fr, North Bend, MSHS, did not play)
Santa Clara men defeated San Diego 4-1 (Ryan Herman, SCU, Fr, Fall City, MSHS, did not play)

Rhett Workman

About Rhett Workman

Rhett Workman is the editor of the Snoqualmie Valley Sports Journal. Workman is a veteran sports journalist, having covered Snoqualmie Valley sports for nearly a decade with the Snoqualmie Valley Record newspaper before starting up the SVSJ. Workman's coverage has earned the support and respect of Valley coaches, players, parents and fans, and the SVSJ continues the standard of coverage that Workman brought to the Valley Record.
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