7th-Ranked UW Women Rout Oregon 4-1
Oct. 24, 2004
EUGENE, Ore. - Senior Tina Frimpong (Vancouver, Wash./Hudson's Bay) became the school's all-time women's soccer points leader, assisting on the game-winning goal and scoring another Sunday as the seventh-ranked Huskies defeated Oregon 4-1 at Pape Field.
The Huskies (12-3-1) improved to 3-2-1 in Pac-10 play while Oregon (3-10-2) remained winless in the conference standings at 0-4-1.
The Ducks scored in the 13th minute, forcing UW to play from behind for the sixth straight game. Kami Kapaku gathered a ball off a Husky defender and finished from six yards out, giving Oregon a lead it would maintain for 25 minutes.
'It's good that we've been able to come from behind, but as a coach that's not something you want to plan on,' said Coach Lesle Gallimore whose Huskies have successfully rallied for their last three wins. 'You want to be good at it if it has to happen, but we don't want to keep getting behind. Clearly, that's one area that we have to improve if we want to do well in the next three games and if we want to go far in the playoffs.'
Washington evened the score at 37:01 on a tally credited as an own goal. Senior Clare Rustad (Saltspring Island, B.C.) provided the impetus with a 35-yard free kick that Duck defender Katie Abrahamson headed into her own net while attempting to clear the ball.
Junior forward Kim Taylor (Woodland Hills, Calif.) netted the decisive goal six minutes before halftime. She collected a cross from Frimpong and sent a seven-yard strike into the net at 38:47 for her fourth game-winning goal of the season. Senior Kelley Schweighart (Solana Beach, Calif.) was credited with an assist on the play as well as UW's third goal.
Schweighart sent a long free kick to Frimpong who booted it past UO goalkeeper Domenique Lainez from 12 yards out at 49:19. Frimpong increased her school record to 36 career goals and pushed her career point total to 83.
When compiling aggregate statistics, soccer's tabulation system credits two points for a goal and one for each assist. Frimpong entered Sunday's game tied for the UW record with Theresa Wagner who amassed 80 points between 1997-2000.
UW freshman Katy Dowling (Laguna Beach, Calif.) capped the scoring at 73:59 with an unassisted goal. She lofted a 25-yard shot into the goal for her third tally of the season.
Lainez registered five saves for the Ducks who were outshot by a 15-6 margin. Sophomore Kelsey Rasmussen (Gig Harbor, Wash./Bellarmine Prep) made three saves for the Huskies. She has played all of every game this season for UW, a total of 1,502 minutes.
The Huskies play their final regular-season road game Friday, Oct. 29 at Washington State. That will be the 12th road contest in the last 14 games for UW.
NCAA WOMEN'S SOCCER
Pape Field; Eugene, Ore.
(#7) Washington 4, Oregon 1
Scoring -- 1, UO, Kami Kapaku, 12:06. 2, UW, Own goal, 37:01. 3, UW, Kim Taylor (Kelley Schweighart, Tina Frimpong), 38:47. 4, UW, Tina Frimpong (Kelley Schweighart), 49:19. 5, UW, Katy Dowling, 73:59.
Shots -- UW 15, UO 6.
Saves -- UW 3 (Kelsey Rasmussen), UO 5 (Somenique Lainez).
Corner Kicks -- UW 4, UO 4.
Fouls -- UW 12, UO 20.
Offsides -- UW 2, UO 1.
Washington 12-3-1, 3-2-1 Pac-10
Oregon 3-10-2, 0-4-1 Pac-10.
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