UW Men Beat SPU, 2-1 In Exhibition
Aug. 23, 2003
SEATTLE - Goals from second-half substitutions Kevin Forrest and Sean Giudice, whoboth scored shortly after entering the game at halftime, lifted the Washington men's soccerteam to a 2-1 exhibition win over Seattle Pacific Saturday evening at Husky Soccer Field.
The game did not count towards either team's season record.
Forrest, a freshman from Edmonds, Wash., scored the first goal of the match, heading in ahigh looping pass from sophomore Jeff Hoover. The goal came at 50:26 into the match, alittle more than five minutes after the intermission.
Just over two minutes later, Giudice, a senior from Davis, Calif., made it 2-0 when heaccepted a pass from Evan Cummings and, from a difficult angle, slotted a slow, rollingshot just past the diving goalkeeper and just inside the right post.
SPU got back in the match with only 8:58 remaining. After Washington was called for afoul after a collision just outside of the penalty area, Micheal Morris unleashed a free kickthat blasted through the UW wall, past the diving keeper and into the right-side netting ofthe goal.
Washington nearly made it 3-1 on a similar free kick from Casey Armstrong with aboutthree minutes remaining, but SPU keeper James Ward made a spectacular save to keep theHuskies' would-be third goal out of the net.
Ward finished with four saves for the visiting Falcons while Husky goalkeeperChris Eylander made three.
The UW opens the regular season next Saturday, Aug. 30, against UNLV at a tournamentin Portland
NCAA Men's SoccerExhibition GameWashington 2, Seattle Pacific 1Husky Soccer Field, Seattle, Wash.
Shots - SPU 9, UW 14.Saves - SPU 4 (James Ward), UW 3 (Chris Eylander).Corner Kicks - SPU 3, UW 2.Fouls - SPU 28, UW 23.Offsides - SPU 1, UW 4.Cautions - UW - Forrest at 82:51; SPU - Andy Willis at 85:54.Attendance - 624.
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