12th-Ranked UW Falls to No. 3 UCLA on Golden Goal
Oct. 11, 2003
LOS ANGELES - Bristyn Davis scored a golden goal with less than two minutes remaining in the final overtime session Saturday, lifting third-ranked UCLA to a 3-2 victory over No. 12 Washington in a Pac-10 women's soccer contest at Drake Stadium.
Iris Mora assisted on all three goals for UCLA which improved to 9-1-2 with a perfect 2-0 Pac-10 ledger.
The Huskies dropped to 0-1-1 in conference play with a 7-3-3 overall record. UW has been involved in six overtime games this season, including Thursday's 1-1 tie at No. 18 USC. Saturday's loss dropped UW's overtime record to 1-2-3.
The Bruins owned a 1-0 halftime lead by virtue of a goal by Sarah-Gayle Swanson at 29:33. She headed in a corner kick from Mora.
UCLA reclaimed the lead at 64:12 when Mora sent a free kick to Whitney Jones who headed it into the goal.
UW senior Melissa Bennett scored an unassisted goal from 20 yards out at 76:36 that forced overtime.
Davis registered the game-winning goal at 108:35, capping a dribbling foray down the left flank with a shot past Washington goalkeeper Lisa Brookens. UCLA won its last three meetings with the Huskies, all by one-goal margins.
Brookens recorded a season-high nine saves for UW which was outshot by a 20-9 margin. Bruin goalkeeper Arianna Criscione had three saves.
The Huskies return to Seattle for their Pac-10 home opener, Friday, Oct. 17 against Oregon State. Kick-off is 7 p.m. at Husky Soccer Field.
NCAA Women's Soccer
Drake Stadium; Los Angeles, Calif.
#3 UCLA 3, #12 Washington 2 (2ot)
Scoring -- 1, UCLA, Sarah-Gayle Swanson (Iris Mora), 29:33. 2, UW, Alec Mills (Nikki Gamble), 52:27. 3, UCLA, Whitney Jones (Mora), 64:12. 4, UW, Melissa Bennett, 76:36. 5, UCLA, Bristyn Davis (Mora), 108:35.
Shots -- UW 9, UCLA 20.
Saves -- UW 9 (Lisa Brookens), UCLA 3 (Arianna Criscione).
Corner Kicks -- UW 4, UCLA 9.
Fouls -- UW 15, UCLA 16.
Offside -- UW 1, UCLA 7.
Attendance -- 297.
Records -- Washington 7-3-3, 0-1-1; UCLA 9-1-2, 2-0-0.
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