The Surf Report – October 5th

| THE SURF REPORT | SHORELINE, WASHINGTON | ISSUE 9 | VOLUME 2 |

The Fall sports season is heating up as the weather cools down. All three programs are in contention for NWAC playoff spots while Volleyball looks to win a North Region title. Catch up on all the action from this past weekend!

Volleyball made their first appearance of the season in the Alaska Airlines NWAC Coaches Poll entering the poll at #7. The 7th ranked Phins hosted Whatcom Community College on Friday, October 2nd. Shoreline swept Whatcom in three sets (27-25, 25-19, 25-15). The Phins’ hitters all turned in great1v1Vt_YpC9IiGJuz2tTcYnj80-0lLi10TXEzVN_7Bi0 performances. Anya Golubitskikh, Taylor Alexander, and Kristina Nielsen combined for 35 kills. Defensively A’Laisia Redden recorded 11 digs. Setter Carlie Howard added 37 assists.

Next up the Phins host a non-conference quadrangle. Tacoma, Columbia Basin and Blue Mountain all travel to Shoreline on Monday, October 5th to participate in a doubleheader on two courts. The Phins will play Columbia Basin at 5pm and then take on Blue Mountain at 7pm.

Shoreline currently sits in a 2nd place tie with Skagit Valley in the North Region trailing Bellevue College by one game. Their next North Region contest is a trip to Skagit Valley on Wednesday, October 7th to decide 2nd place.

Women’s Soccer hosted Skagit Valley College on Saturday, October 3rd. The Phins settled for a disappointing 0-0 draw after producing most of the chances in the ereGGX9R-e1Qjqs-zQLJWnFXQS3PiCuTRnrblPM86B4game. Goalkeepers Naza Hernandez and Amanda Aversano were solid in goal combining for 5 saves and a shut out.

The Phins travel to Edmonds Community College on Wednesday, October 7th for a game at 5pm. The Phins currently lead Whatcom by 1 point for the 3rd and final NWAC playoff spot. Their next home game is Saturday, October 7th at 12:30pm against leage leading Everett Community College.

Men’s Soccer welcomed Skagit Valley for the second match of the soccer doubleheader. The Phins struck first with a goal in the 56th minute from defender Ryan Anderson. Anderson pushed forward on a corner kick and after a melee in the box slotted his shot home to give the Phins a 1-0 lead. Skagit Ww5hKtRwTC8WTH92O2VHx6RN5hJw5zl7SzV9qf3HgUoanswered back in the 74th minute with a headed goal. Skagit continued to put pressure on the Shoreline defense and eventually broke through in second half stoppage time. The late goal gave Skagit Valley a 2-1 lead and the victory.

With the loss the Phins dropped to 5 points behind Edmonds for the 3rd and final NWAC playoff spot. The Phins travel to Edmonds on Wednesday, September 7th for a crucial 7:15pm game under the lights. Their next home game is against Everett at 3:00pm on Saturday, October 10th.

 

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