WSU Soccer Knocks Off Stanford For First Time Since 1993
Nov. 2, 2003
The Washington State soccer team (6-9-2, 2-3-2) beat Stanford (9-8-2, 4-3-1) 1-0 Sunday with senior forward Shelby Brownfield scoring the game-winner. The win marks only the first time WSU has beat the Cardinal since 1993, in the seventh shutout for the Cougars this season.
Junior Megan Cecchini served in a corner kick 12 minutes into the match to Brownfield who headed the ball into the right-corner of the goal. The goal was the second for Brownfield this season and Cecchini's assist was her first.
The first half ended with Stanford leading in shot attempts, 8-3.
Washington State goalkeeper Katie Hultin recorded six of her 10 saves in the first half. This is the seventh shutout in 13 starts for Hultin.
The Cougar defense held strong, fending off eight second half shots by the Cardinal.
Washington State recorded three of their five corner kicks, while Stanford took four of its seven corner kick attempts in the second half.
Brownfield led WSU with two shots, both on goal. Stanford's Allyson Marquand led the Cardinal with six shots, four on goal.
This win is only the second time in 13 meetings that the Cougars have beaten Stanford.
Washington State will play its final weekend of soccer at home, taking on former WSU Head Coach Dan Tobias and Arizona on Friday, Nov. 7 at 2 p.m.
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