6th-Ranked UW Women's Soccer Team Wins 1-0 at No. 21 ASU

Oct. 13, 2000

TEMPE, Ariz. - Junior Caroline Putz scored the lone goal in the 29th minute as the sixth-ranked Washington women's soccer team extended its winning streak to six games Friday with a 1-0 victory over No. 21 Arizona State at Sun Devil Soccer Field.

Washington (12-1, 3-0) now stands alone atop the Pac-10 standings, dealing the Sun Devils (11-2, 2-1) their first conference defeat. It was the sixth victory for the Huskies over a nationally-ranked opponent. The only UW loss came against top-ranked Notre Dame.

Putz returned to the starting lineup after missing two starts last week with an injured ankle. She placed a 10-yard shot from the left side into the net midway through the first half. The unassisted tally, at 28:56, was the sixth goal of the season for Putz and her fourth game-winner.

Sophomore goalkeeper Hope Solo repelled an intense ASU attack, registering all four of her saves after halftime. Washington posted a slim 10-9 shot advantage, but was outshot 6-3 in the second half. Erin Reinke had six saves for the Sun Devils.

The Huskies conclude their two-game road trip on Sunday at Arizona.

NCAA Women's Soccer
(#6) Washington 1, (#21) Arizona State 0
Sun Devil Soccer Field, Tempe, Ariz.

Scoring--1, Washington, Caroline Putz, 28:56.

Shots - Washington 10, ASU 9.
Saves -- Washington 4 (Hope Solo), ASU 6 (Erin Reinke).
Corner Kicks -- Washington 4, ASU 8.
Fouls -- Washington 5, ASU 3.
Attendance - 620.

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