The unbeaten Colorado women’s soccer team passed its toughest test of the season with flying colors Thursday, knocking off seventh-ranked Washington State 3-1 at Prentup Field.
The Buffaloes need two more results to match the program-record 15-game unbeaten streak set in 2003. That quest continues Sunday afternoon as the Buffs host Washington in a Pac-12 Conference battle. A look at the matchup:
Washington at No. 20 Colorado soccer
Kickoff: Sunday, 2 p.m., Prentup Field.
Broadcast: Pac-12 Network.
Records: Washington 7-4-1, 2-2 Pac-12 Conference; CU 10-0-3, 2-0-2.
Leaders: Washington — Goals: MF Olivia Van der Jagt, So., 5; Assists: F Pascale Dumesnil, Sr., and D Lisa Jensen, Jr., 2; Goalie: Siena Ruelas, Jr., .755 save percentage, 0.98 goals-against average. Colorado — Goals: F Tatum Barton, Jr., 11; Assists: MF Taylor Kornieck, Jr., 9; Goalie: JJ Tompkins, Jr., .906 save percentage, 0.55 goals-against average.
Notes: With her goal in Thursday’s win against Wsahington State, Kornieck moved into a tie for fifth all-time at CU in goals (22) and a tie for fourth in points (61)…Tompkins’ win Thursday was the 34th of her career, breaking a tie for second among CU’s career leaders and leaving her just three wins shy of matching Jessica Keller’s program record…Barton recorded an assist Thursday but has gone without a goal in three consecutive games for the first time this season…The Buffs are 2-2-3 all-time against the Huskies but are unbeaten (2-0-3) in the teams’ past five matchups…The teams played to a scoreless draw last year in Seattle…Washington is coming off a 2-0 loss at Utah on Thursday…CU completes a three-game homestand against Oregon on Oct. 13.
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