Match 18: No. 8 Fresno State (10-7, 3-0 GCC) vs. Azusa Pacific (12-8, 1-2 GCC)
March 18, 2023 - 1 P.M. PT - Fresno, Calif. - Fresno State Aquatics Center
Live Stats: TheFosh
TV: CW 59/ Mountain West Network
Series History: Fresno State leads 5-2
Last Meeting: Fresno State def. Azusa Pacific 19-7 on April 8, 2022, on the road.
Fresno State is coming off a six-game win streak.
The Bulldogs rank No. 8 in this week's CWPA rankings.
The 'Dogs are riding a three-game win streak in Golden Coast Conference play, dating back to Mar. 3.
Bulldogs are 4-4 at home and will host Loyola Marymount for Senior Day on April 1st to close out their home slate.
Fresno State has won 18 straight GCC games dating back to March 27, 2021.
Brooke Ochoa is tied for fifth place in the GCC with 43 goals and fourth with 57 points.
Cynthia Rosa leads sprint wins with 33 and has a .917% (sprint win percentage).
Goalkeeper Paula Nieto Jasny has made 101 saves and has a ,476 save percentage.
'DOGS RANK NO.8 IN CWPA POLL
The Bulldogs sit at No.8 in the latest CWPA rankings released on Wednesday, remaining in the same position as last week.
Preseason: No. 8
Jan. 18: No. 8
Jan. 25: No. 9
Feb. 1: No. 8
Feb. 8: No. 10
Feb. 15: No. 10
Feb. 22: No. 10
March 1: No. 8
March 8: No. 8
March 15: No.8
SCOUTING AZUSA PACIFIC
Azusa Pacific enters Saturday's contest with a 12-8 overall record. APU is 1-2 in GCC play.
The Cougars opened up GCC play at home on March 11 against Santa Clara. They defeated the Broncos, 13-8.
Azusa Pacific is 3-1 on the road this season.
The Aztecs lost their last match against Concordia in overtime (14-12)
Azusa Pacific's Hila Futorian, GCC Player of the Week Feb. 16, led the Aztecs with seven goals against Concordia.
Azusa Pacific's Madeline Schultz, is second in the GCC with 56 goals and second with 63 total points.