Soccer pitches fourth straight shutout on Senior Day


Mckenzie Ford for The Easterner

EWU sophomore forward Sariah Keister attacks the ball. Keister scored her sixth goal of the season in EWU’s 2-0 win over NAU Sunday.

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

The EWU soccer team (5-0-1, 8-5-2) defeated the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (3-3-1, 7-7-2) 2-0 Sunday on Senior Day.

The shutout was the fourth in a row for EWU, which clinched its sixth-straight trip to the Big Sky Conference tournament. EWU has won five games in a row overall.

EWU’s goals came from junior Taylor Matheny and sophomore Sariah Keister.

EWU has three games left in the regular season. Next up is a trip to play the Portland State Vikings on Oct. 25 at 3 p.m.