The Sea Lions blanked Notre Dame de Namur on Saturday, Sept. 22 by the score of 3-0 before shutting out Azusa Pacific 2-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 25, to keep its unblemished conference record intact. Sea Lion goalkeepers Tiffany Kracy and Lupe Herrara have not allowed a goal in conference action this season.
CBU won a hard-fought 1-0 contest against Azusa Pacific on Sept. 20 thanks to a second-half goal by Bernadette Witz.
Dixie State is tied with CBU for second with nine points, while the Red Storm has posted a 3-1 conference record this year. Dixie State finished up a big week in the Bay Area with a 3-1 record.
After suffering a 2-0 setback at Dominican on Monday, Sept. 17, the Red Storm bounced back with an offensive barrage against Academy of Art and Holy Names. Dixie State beat Art U 4-3 and blanked HNU 6-0.
BYU-Hawaii is fifth in the PacWest with a 2-0-1 record and seven points. The Seasiders received a lone goal from MaKelle Yates with just under four minutes to go in the game in a 1-0 victory over archrival Hawai‘i Pacific on Sept. 20. BYU-Hawaii also played to a 1-1 double-overtime draw with Fresno Pacific on Monday, Sept. 24.
Grand Canyon remained in contention with back-to-back victories after earning ties in their first two conference matches.
The Antelopes, who were the PacWest regional tournament representative last year, beat Holy Names and Academy of Art after tying Fresno Pacific and NDNU to improve their league mark to 2-0-2. The Antelopes have eight points and are in fourth place.
After starting the season 0-3, Dominican has won three straight games by shutout, including a 2-0 win over Dixie State on Sept. 17, a 7-0 thumping of Simpson on Sept. 20, and a 1-0 victory at Holy Names on Sept. 25.
Key contests coming up over the next few days include Point Loma traveling to Dixie State on Sept. 27 for a key early-season battle atop the standings, while Asuza Pacific visits Grand Canyon on Sept. 29. Also on Thursday, Fresno Pacific travels to HPU in Kaneohe.