UA Soccer Ties Pepperdine, 2-2, in Overtime

Sept. 21, 2001

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Tucson, Ariz. (Sept. 21) -- The University of Arizona women's soccer team played to a 2-2 overtime tie with Pepperdine at home on Friday night.

Pepperdine junior Kristi Bissonnette struck first for Pepperdine, taking a serve from Lacey Ubaldi to score through the Wildcat defense at 17:33. Neither team scored for the remainder of the period. Arizona freshman forward Vanesha Bailey broke the shutout at 52:11, scoring her third goal of the season off an assist by senior defender Cassidy Guinn.

Just over three minutes later, freshman Cassie Daniels put the Cats ahead, 2-1. It was also her third goal of the season, with senior midfielder Twila Kaufman assisting. Arizona held off the Waves for nearly 20 minutes before Bissonnette struck again at 73:21 after a scramble in the Wildcat box. Neither team was able to dent the net during the two overtime periods.

Daniels tallied a game-high seven shots, including six on-goal. Bissonnette registered a team-high five shots, with three on-goal. Wildcat senior goalkeeper Shannon Monti collected a season-high 11 saves as Pepperdine out-shot the UA, 25-16. Lindsey Brouillette was in the nets for the Waves, registering five saves.

On a modest three-game unbeaten streak, Arizona goes to 2-1-1 on the year, while Pepperdine remains undefeated at 3-0-2. The Wildcats will wrap up a four-game home stand on Sunday, Sept. 23, against UNLV at 1 p.m.


            1   2   OT1   OT2   FPepperdine  1   1   0     0     2Arizona     0   2   0     0     2

ScoringPepperdine - Bissonnette (Ubaldi) 17:33Arizona - Bailey (Guinn) 52:11Arizona - Daniels (Kaufman) 55:40Pepperdine - Bissonnette (unassisted) 73:21

Shots: Arizona - 16, Pepperdine - 25Shots on Goal: Arizona - 9, Pepperdine - 13Corner Kicks: Arizona - 8, Pepperdine - 6Fouls: Arizona - 24, Pepperdine - 21GK Saves: Arizona - 11 (Monti 11), Pepperdine - 7 (Brouillette - 5, Team - 2)Records: Arizona 2-1-1, Pepperdine 3-0-2Attendance: 615

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