College Women: Unbeaten and untied Washington State wins at UCLA before record crowd

For the second straight season, Washington State has beaten UCLA.

This time the unbeaten and untied Cougars did it in Westwood, winning, 1-0, before a record 2,496 fans at the new Wallis Annenberg Stadium.

The win improved Washington State's record to 8-0-0, its best start in its history.

Junior Morgan Weaver's sixth goal of the season in the 61st minute was the difference in the game. Defender Aaqila McLyn sent a long ball over the top to a streaking Weaver, who beat a pair of Bruin defenders before scoring with a shot to the far post.

"We had a great game plan tonight and we stuck to it," said Washington State coach Todd Shulenberger. "Morgan does what Morgan does and that was a special goal there late in the game."

UCLA had its chances. Viviana Villacorta hit the post in the eight minute, and the subsequent rebound was cleared off the line. Goalkeeper Rachel Thompson made big saves on Olivia Athens in the 27th minute, Sunny Dunphy in the 35th minute and Julia Hernandez in the 52nd minute.

Thompson, a redshirt junior, made nine saves to earn her first Division I shutout in just her third career start.

Top 25, Week 6 Results:
Friday, September 21
#1 Stanford 2 #25 Arizona 0.
(Macario 57, DiBiasi 80. Att.: 1,885.)
#5 UCLA
1 #12 Washington State 0.
(Weaver 61. Att.: 2,496.)
Top 25, Week 6 Schedule:
#14 Duke vs. #2 Virginia
#23 Boston College  vs. #10 Florida State<
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