Oakland Scores 2-1 Win Over Colorado College

Sept. 30, 2005

Box Score

Stanford, Calif. - In the first game of the Stanford Nike Invitational at Maloney Field this afternoon, Oakland posted a 2-1 victory over Colorado College. Oakland is now 4-4-1 on the year, while Colorado College falls to 6-3-3 this season.

After a quiet first half, Oakland's Kristi Swaving headed the ball in off of Kristi Mitchell's corner kick to give the Golden Grizzlies the lead in the 57th minute. Eleven minutes later, a loose ball came into the net to give Oakland a 2-0 lead from the own goal.

Colorado College kept pressuring and in the 78th minute, the Tigers found their way onto the scoreboard, as Katlin Okamoto converted a free kick into a goal.

Oakland goalie Jessica Howard picked up five saves on the day, while Tigers' keeper Geneva Sills recorded a pair of saves.

The Stanford Nike Invitational will continue on Sunday, as Santa Clara faces off against Oakland at 11 a.m., and Stanford takes on Colorado College at 1:30 p.m.

1 2 = F
Oakland (4-4-1) 0 2 = 2
Colorado College (6-3-3) 0 1 = 1

Scoring Summary: OU: Kristi Swaving (Kristi Mitchell), 56:36; OU: Own Goal, 67:52; CC: Katlin Okamoto, 77:36.
Saves: Geneva Sills (Colorado College) 2, Jessica Howard (Oakland) 5
Shots: Colorado College 9, Oakland 7
Corners: Colorado College 4, Oakland 6
Fouls: Colorado College 2, Oakland 6

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