knielsen | Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Cougars travel with chance at WCC title

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PROVO, Utah – No. 15 BYU women's soccer takes its 11-game winning streak on the road to Saint Mary's and Pacific this Thursday and Saturday.

The Cougars (12-3-2, 6-0-0) face Saint Mary's (7-8-2, 1-3-2) at 3 p.m. PDT on Thursday, Oct. 30. The game will be broadcast on TheW.tv and can be heard on the Cougar IMG Sports Network on BYUCougars.com and the BYU Cougars app. BYU will play Pacific (2-13-1, 0-6-0) Saturday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. PDT with the game being broadcast on TheW.tv.

The Cougars are one win away from clinching a share of the West Coast Conference title for the third straight year and the automatic berth into the NCAA tournament. A total of four points from the final three games would give BYU the outright championship for the second time in three years.

BYU has scored three or more goals in each of its past three games during the win streak and has shut out opponents in seven of the 11 victories.

Saint Mary's is led by Samantha Dion with eight goals, while Vicki Shimkus and Jessica Castillo each have seven assists on the season. The Gaels defeated Pacific and have earned points in three of their past four games including a 2-2 tie with then-No. 8 Pepperdine.

Pacific is led by freshman forward Taylor Ayers with two goals. Saturday's game is Senior Night for the Tigers before they finish conference play with San Francisco on the road. The Tigers are coming off a 1-0 loss to Saint Mary's on Saturday.

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