Date Opponent Location Time Thurs., Sept. 4 New Mexico Albuquerque, N.M. 7:00 p.m. Fri., Sept. 5 Illinois State Albuquerque, N.M. 3:30 p.m.
Recent ResultsDate Opponent Win/Loss Score Record Aug. 30 California Loss 5-2 0-1 Aug. 31 Cal. Poly-SLO Loss 8-0 0-2
Up this week: The Utes travel to New Mexico to compete in the Lobo Women's Soccer Classic. Utah will play New Mexico, Thurs., Sept. 4 at 7:00 p.m., and Illinois State, Sat., Sept 7 at 3:30 p.m.
Recent Results: Utah went 0-2 in the Adidas Cup in Berkeley, Calif. California defeated the Utes 5-2 and Cal Poly-SLO won 8-0.
Utes to Watch: Against California, Staci Burt scored two goals with assists from Becky Hatch and freshman forward Lorrie Tipton. Last season Burt scored 22 points (nine goals and four assists) with three game-winning goals--second best on the team.
Ute Injury Report: Freshman Mondis Ariazand will be out this week with tendinitis in her Achilles tendon. Goalkeeper Sarah Englis is suffering from a strained ankle and junior Melanie Hewitt is out with a strained hip flexor. The Utes have also lost key forward Lorrie Tipton due to a death in the family. Hewitt, Ariazand and Tipton were scheduled to start for the Utes on Thursday.
Opponent Information: The Lobos are 2-0 this season following wins against Texas Tech and Mississippi last weekend. New Mexico finished 11-9 (4-2 in WAC play) and placed second in the Mountain Division last year. They return 1995 WAC MVP Laurie Hegedorn, the two-time UNM scoring leader. The Utes defeated the Lobos 2-1 last season. Utah's last face off with Illinois State was a rout--the Utes won 9-1 last year. In its season opener against Kansas, ISU lost 1-0.
Media Information: Utah soccer results can be obtained by calling (770) 399-3066 from the handset of your fax machine. To access the WAC, dial 922# when prompted. The code for the latest soccer release is 2271#.