No 4 Cal Falls to Hartford, 3-1
Sept. 29, 2002
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - No. 4 California saw a five-game unbeaten streak come to an end with a 3-1 loss to Hartford Sunday afternoon at Al Marzook Field. The Golden Bears' record dropped to 6-2-1, while the Hawks improved to 4-4.
'We didn't play very well and Hartford did,' said Cal head coach Kevin Boyd. 'Hartford played very well. I thought they were a very good team. Now, we're looking towards Wake Forest and trying to get ready for another tough game.'
Hartford struck first at the 7:42 mark with a goal from Sandra Kayulu on an assist from Tini Lyng.
Less than a minute later, Cal freshman forward Tracy Hamm dribbled through a crowd and tallied her seventh goal of the season to even the game at 1-1.
The two teams stayed knotted at one until Hartford's Erin Mucha broke the deadlock in the 50th minute. Annika Michaels was credited with the assist.
Katharina Lindner provided an insurance goal for the Hawks in the 64th minute.
Hartford held a 17-11 advantage on shots as it posted the most goals in a game this year against Cal.
The Bears return home Friday, Oct. 4 to face No. 7 Wake Forest at 3:30 p.m. at Edwards Stadium.
Women's Soccer ResultNo. 4 Cal 1 0 -- 1Hartford 1 2 -- 3
Scoring SummaryHartford Kayulu (Lyng) 7:42Cal Hamm (unassisted) 8:21Hartford Mucha (Michaels) 49:21Hartford Lindner (Akerlund, Walsh) 64:33
Shots: Cal 11 (Hamm 3), Hartford 17 (Kayulu 6).SOG: Cal 6 (Hamm 2, Doubrava 2), Hartford 8 (Kayulu 3).Saves: Cal 5 (Sulprizio 5), Hartford (Hinton 5).CK: Cal 1, Hartford 2.Fouls: Cal 3, Hartford 11.Offisides: Cal 5, Hartford 1.Yellow Cards: none.Red Cards: none.Records: Cal 6-2-1 (0-0 Pac-10), Hartford 4-4 (0-0 America East).Attendance: 290.