No. 4 UCLA Downs Oakland, 6-2
Sept. 14, 2003
LOS ANGELES - Six different players scored goals Sunday, as fourth-ranked UCLA defeated Oakland, 6-2 in the final day of competition at the Loyola Marymount Women's Soccer Tournament at Sullivan Field. UCLA, which downed Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 4-0 on Friday, improves to 4-0-2 on the season. Oakland drops to 2-3-1.
The Bruins jumped out to an early lead, scoring three goals in the first 19 minutes of play. Bruin junior Kendal Billingsley got things started for UCLA, scoring in the ninth minute on an assist from Stacy Lindstrom. Six minutes later, Lindsay Greco put the Bruins up 2-0 on an unassisted goal at the 14:53 mark.
The Bruins would get another goal just moments later when freshman Bristyn Davis put in her second goal of the year in the 19th minute of play, putting UCLA ahead 3-0. Whitney Jones was credited with the assist on Davis' goal.
Following the Bruins' third goal, Oakland got on the board just five seconds later when Shelly Piccirillo scored to cut the lead to 3-1.
The Bruins would go into halftime with a 4-1 advantage, as Jones scored in the 37th minute and Oakland's Piccirillo put in her second goal of the match at the 42:51 mark.
Jones finished the afternoon with a match-high four points (1g, 2a), moving into the team lead in scoring with six points on the season.
UCLA has a busy weekend ahead, as the Bruins travel to the Duke adidas Classic in Durham, N.C. this Friday and Sunday. UCLA faces top-ranked North Carolina on Friday at 5:00 p.m. (EST) and Duke on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.
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