No. 18 Cal Blanks Arizona, 3-0
Oct. 12, 2003
TUCSON, Ariz. - No. 18 California posted its sixth shutout of the season with a 3-0 victory over Arizona Sunday afternoon at Murphey Stadium. The Golden Bears (6-3-3, 1-1 Pac-10), who concluded a six-game road trip with a 3-3 record, return home next weekend to face USC on Friday, Oct. 17, at 3:30 p.m. The Wildcats fell to 4-7-1 (0-2 Pac-10).
Senior midfielder Kimberly Yokers put Cal on the board first in the 12th minute off a cross by Nadia Al-Lami. The goal was Yokers' third of the season, second in the last two games and gives her a team-best eight points. Freshman teammate Bri Wiles made the score 2-0 with less than three minutes left in the first half off a pass from sophomore forward Dania Cabello.
Cal freshman goalkeeper Anna Key came up with five saves to help the Bears secure the shutout despite being outshot 15-12.
Freshman forward Katie Ratican, who finished the day with a game-high four shots on-goal, iced the win for Cal in the 70th minute by dropping in a direct kick from the left side. Ratican had an outstanding Pac-10 opening weekend, posting two goals and an assist in two games.
Five of the Bears' six wins this season have been shutouts. Cal opened the season with a 2-1 triumph over Wisconsin.
Women's Soccer Result 1 2 FCalifornia 2 1 3Arizona 0 0 0
Shots: Arizona - 15; California - 12Shots on Goal: Arizona - 5; California - 9Corner Kicks: Arizona - 1; California 4Fouls: Arizona - 13; California - 21GK Saves: Arizona - 6 (Juarez 5, Team 1); California - 5 (Key 5)Attendance: 316Records: Arizona 4-7-1, 0-2-0; California 6-3-3, 1-1-0
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