Soccer Falls In Overtime To #16 Washington, 2-1

Oct. 28, 2001

TEMPE, Ariz. - Husky forward Melissa Bennett netted the game-winning goal inthe sixth minute of overtime Sunday, lifting the 16th-ranked Washington soccerteam (10-3-1, 4-1 Pac-10) to a 2-1 victory over Arizona State (8-8-0, 2-4 Pac-10)in front of a crowd of 763 at Husky Soccer Field.

Bennett's 'golden goal' ended the game at 95:46. She had her back to thegoal when she received a throw-in from Megan McKinstry. Bennett spunaround and struck a 15-yard shot that carried just inside the right post.

Defender Vanessa Pierce opened the scoring for Washington midwaythrough the second half. She blasted a 22-yard free kick into the upperleft corner at 77:47.

The Sun Devils equalized at 81:05 on a 40-yard free kick from the right sideby Antoinette Marjanovic. The ball carried across the goal mouth and intothe lower left corner. ASU's Stephanie Peel narrowly missed a chance tore-direct the shot right in front of the goal. Instead, Peel's attempt drewthe attention of Husky goalkeeper Hope Solo, enabling the ball to trickleinto the net. The goal was Marjanovic's 22nd in her career, moving her intosecond all-time in school history.

Solo saved two shots while Sun Devil goalkeeper Kelly Fitzgerald had threesaves.

Up next, Arizona State returns home for their final two home games of the season,hosting Stanford on Friday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. and California on Sunday,November 4 at 12:30 p.m.

Scoring--1, UW, Vanessa Pierce, 77:47. 2, ASU, Antoinette Marjanovic,

81:05. 3, UW, Melissa Bennett (Megan McKinstry), 95:46.

Shots - ASU 12, UW 12.

Saves - ASU 3 (Kelly Fitzgerald), UW 2 (Hope Solo).

Corner Kicks - ASU 2, UW 1.

Fouls - ASU 8, UW 10.

Attendance - 763.

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