Whitworth Blanks Pacific 2-0
FOREST GROVE, Ore. – Whitworth remained unbeaten in Northwest Conference women's soccer play following a 2-0 win at Pacific University on Sunday afternoon at Lincoln Park Stadium.
Mackenzie Grow tallied her second goal of the weekend to help the Pirates improve to 5-4 overall and 5-0 in the NWC (15 points). The Boxers dropped to 4-2-3, 2-2-1 (7 points).
Whitworth got on scoreboard in the 35th minute when Grow converted a penalty kick for her second goal of the weekend, and her second of the season. Tiara Pajimola set up the PK by drawing a foul in the penalty area.
"The whole team played well today," said Pirate head coach Jael Hagerott. "Our two goals were excellent finishes and were a testament to the work put in by the whole team. "
The Pirates posted their fifth straight shutout, and four have come on the watch of goalkeeper Andrea Stump who made three saves in the match.
Whitworth outshot Pacific 11-7, including a 9-3 edge in shots on-goal. Brittany Harmon made seven saves for the Boxers.
The Pirates will return home next weekend to host Pacific.