Posted: Sep 11, 2019
• North Dakota wrapped up a clean sweep of a three-match homestand Tuesday with an 8-0 rout of Minot State. Junior Mimi Eiden recorded the first hat trick of her career and second of the season by a Summit League player.
• Eiden put away a pair of penalty shots to open the scoring for the Fighting Hawks, who have a plus-17 goal differential on the season. She added an assist to secure a seven-point outing.
• Eiden also scored the game-winner for in the 2-1 victory over Hawai'i while teammate Mara Yapello captured the league's offensive player of the week honors after scoring twice and adding an assist in a 6-0 blanking of Chicago State.
• Senior goalkeeper Catherine Klein earned the weekly defensive accolade after combining for nine saves in the wins over Chicago State and Hawai'i. She added a five-save shutout Tuesday in the win over the Beavers.
• NDSU's Elyse Huber helped NDSU bounce back from a 1-0 loss to Hawai'i by burying a pair of goals in the Bison's 2-0 win over Chicago State on Sunday. Huber now shares the league lead in goals at five with UND's Eiden.
• Denver suffered a pair of one-goal losses on its trip to the Pacific Northwest, falling 1-0 at Washington and 2-1 at Portland. Despite the setbacks, the Pioneers were still ranked No. 5 in the United Coaches West Region Top 10 poll this week.
• The Mastodons went 1-0-1 last week and have not lost since their season opener - a span of four matches. After tying Southern Illinois 1-1, Breanna Buche provided the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Eastern Illinois.
• SDSU's Leah Manuleleua made sure her team was on the right end of a 1-0 result Tuesday, providing a late goal in a 1-0 victory over Hawai'i. The Jacks were coming off a 1-0 setback at Drake before moving to 3-3 on the season with the win over the Rainbow Wahine.
• Western Illinois got a pair of goals from Amy Andrews to lead the Leathernecks to a 2-1 victory over Illinois-Chicago. It was the first multi-goal game of the sophomore's career.
• Oral Roberts backed up a 2-0 home loss to Saint Louis with a 5-0 blanking of Grambling. It was the second time this season the Golden Eagles had scored five or more goals in a match. McKenzie Edwards led the way with a pair of goals in the victory.
• South Dakota will have eight days in between matches and the Coyotes will also be looking to snap a four-match skid that has seen all those losses come by one goal. The good news is when they return to the pitch, the Coyotes will be at home as they play host to Eastern Washington on Sept. 15.