SECOND STAR, Rachel Hutchinson, Soccer

SECOND STAR, Rachel Hutchinson, Soccer

Women’s second star – Rachel Hutchinson

Trinity Western Spartans soccer

Forward

3rd-year

Cloverdale, B.C.

Biology

Game log: Friday, Oct. 6 – one goal and four shots in 5-0W vs. Fraser Valley / Sunday, Oct. 8 – one goal and two assists in 4-0 W @ Fraser Valley. 

Rachel Hutchinson collected four points over the weekend, scoring twice while adding two assists in back-to-back Trinity Western wins against Fraser Valley. With her two goals, the third-year striker extended her goal-scoring streak to four games. She now has points in six of TWU’s last seven contests.

Her team-leading six goals has her tied for third in Canada West, while her four assists on the year has her in tied with Seina Kashima atop the Spartans leaderboard and tied for fourth in the conference.

With her six goals through 10 games, she has already eclipsed her career-best for goals in a season. During her rookie season in 2015-16 when she was named the U SPORTS Rookie of the Year, she scored five goals in 14 games.

Hutchinson’s performance helped the Spartans earn their seventh straight victory and their seventh consecutive clean sheet.

With their weekend sweep of the Cascades, the Spartans moved into first place in the Pacific Division. Hutchinson and her teammates are back at home this weekend when they host Regina Friday and Saskatchewan Saturday.