#24 Western Washington Defeats #16 SOU
Mar. 14, 2017
Tualatin, OR- In a rematch of last years PNCLL SemiFinals the Raiders took on the WWU Vikings on Saturday in Tualatin.
The Raiders ended the Vikings season last year in the playoffs in overtime. The Vikings showed up Saturday wanting revenge and they got it jumping out to a 6-0 lead which was too much for the Raiders to overcome. SOU pulled the game close at 6-4 before the Vikings went on another run. In the end the Raiders fell by the score of 17-12.
Bright spots for the Raiders included Sr. Captain #23 LSM Taylor Harrison causing 9 turnovers, picking up 9 ground balls and scoring once.
Freshman #94 Connor Mason scoring 3 goals and handing out 4 assists.
Sr. Captain #7 Ari Feldman scoring 4 goals.
Freshman Chris Rodoni and Darian Murphy split time on close defense filling in for injured Sr. Captain Sam Taylor and both played admirably.
The Raiders will need to regroup quickly as all of three of their next opponents are ranked in the Top 25. Next up is UC-Santa Cruz who will come to Raider Stadium undefeated having just knocked off #15 Northern Arizona. Game will be at 7pm on Friday 3/24.
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