CU Buffs women’s soccer preview: Oregon State

Buffs begin two-game trip against Beavers

BOULDER, CO - Feb. 11, 2021: ...
Cliff Grassmick/Staff Photographer
BOULDER, CO – February 11, 2021: Colorado’s Gabbi Chapa tracks down the ball in front of the UNC defender. The Colorado Buffaloes hosted the UNC Bears on February 11, 2021. (Cliff Grassmick/Staff Photographer)

CU Buffs women’s soccer at Oregon State Beavers

KICKOFF: Friday, 8 p.m. MT, Wayne Valley Stadium, Corvallis. Ore.

RECORDS: Colorado 6-4-1, 2-3-1 Pac-12 Conference; Oregon State 2-8-1, 0-6-0.

LEADERS: Colorado — F Shyra James, Fr. (four goals, one assist); D Hannah Sharts, Jr. (four goals, one assist); D Lawson Willis, Fr. (six assists); MF Shanade Hopcroft, Sr. (four assists); GK Dani Hansen, R-So. (.873 save percentage; 0.85 goals-against average). Oregon State — F Brianna McReynolds, So. (four goals, two assists); MF Sydney Studer, Jr. (four goals); MF Kaillen Fried, Sr. (five assists); GK Bridgette Skiba, Jr. (.650 save percentage, 1.87 goals-against average).

NOTES: The Buffs had won three consecutive games against Oregon State and five out of six before the Beavers posted a 2-1 win in Boulder last year…McReynolds scored the opening goal in that match for OSU…The Buffs have scored multiple goals just three times all season and twice in the past 10 games…CU is coming off a 1-0 overtime loss at home against Washington State…The Buffs are 2-2-1 on the road this season…CU’s two-game swing through Oregon concludes on Sunday at the University of Oregon (noon)…Following the Oregon trip, the Buffs conclude the regular season with three consecutive home games.