Sept. 8, 2002
LOS ANGELES – The No. 5 Virginia women’s soccer team completed play at the 2002 UCLA Women’s Cup with a 0-0 draw against Southern California Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles. The tie moves the Cavaliers’ record to 1-1-1 on the season as they went0-1-1 in the tournament. Friday night Virginia fell 4-3 in overtime to No. 2 UCLA.
“It was a hard fought match, they both were here,” stated Virginia head coach Steve Swanson. “I thought it was a good weekend to assess where we are as a team. We are a young team and we have some growing to do, which was evident this weekend. We competed hard and we are starting to come together as a team.”
Overall, USC outshot Virginia 12-11 in the contest, as most of the game was played in the middle third of the field. Anne Abernethy (Atlanta, Ga.) made one save in goal for the Cavaliers while Julie Peterson made two for the Trojans.
The Cavaliers return home on Friday night as they host the Virginia Soccer Classic at Kl?ckner Stadium. No. 20 Dartmouth and Richmond open the night at 5:00 p.m. with the Cavaliers and West Virginia following at 7:30 p.m.
Shots: USC 12, UVa 11Corners: USC 10, UVa 8Saves: USC 2, UVa 1Fouls: USC 15, UVa 9Offsides: USC 3, UVa 2