MONMOUTH -- Western Washington defeated Western Oregon 3-0 Saturday, Oct. 29, in women's soccer, vanquishing the Wolves' chances of a winning season in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference for the first time since 2002.
The host Vikings (8-4-1 GNAC, 9-5-3 overall) got goals in the 35th, 49th and 90th minute en route to the win.
Lindsay Bauman led WOU (4-6-3 GNAC, 5-8-4 overall) with three shots and one of its two shots on goal. Megan Chapin had six shots to lead the Vikings, who outshot the Wolves 19-9 in the contest.
On Thursday, Oct. 27, Western Oregon battled Simon Fraser to a 1-1 overtime tie in British Columbia, Canada.
The Wolves got their goal in the 70th minute. Kymberly Witmer scored her second goal of the season as she received a pass from Lindsay Bauman, who placed the ball high enough to allow Witmer to head it into the goal.
The Wolves look to close the season on a positive note when they host Saint Martin's in their final match of the season on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 2 p.m.