Cal Falls to No. 1 UNC, 4-2

Aug. 29, 2004

LINCOLN, Neb. - California lost a competitive game to No. 1 North Carolina, 4-2, on Sunday at the Nebraska adidas Invitational at Abbott Sports Complex.The Tar Heels (2-0) went ahead 1-0 in the ninth minute with an unassisted goal from Jaime Gilbert. The Golden Bears (1-1) shut out the defending national champions for the rest of the half.Gilbert posted her second unassisted goal of the game at the 48:05 mark to give UNC a 2-0 advantage.About two minutes later, freshman forward Caroline Lea cut Cal's deficit to 2-1 with her first collegiate goal. Freshman forward Stephanie Wieger, who posted a goal against Creighton on Friday, was credited with the assist.UNC stretched its lead to 4-1 with two goals from Kacey White in the 56th and 62nd minutes - the first on a penalty kick and the second on a pass from Anne Morrell.Cal closed the gap to 4-2 in the 83rd minute when sophomore forward Nadia Al-Lami headed in a corner kick - one of the Bears' six -- taken by Dania Cabello. The assist was Cabello's second of the young season. UNC earned only three corner kicks in the contest.Redshirt junior Ashley Sulprizio tied her career high of eight saves to keep the Bears close. UNC outshot Cal, 19-7, overall but only held a 9-6 second-half shot advantage.Cal returns home to host the 10th-annual Cal Invitational Sept. 3 and 5. The Bears first face Saint Mary's on Friday at 4:30 p.m. Pepperdine and Columbia open the tournament at 2:30 p.m.

Women's Soccer ResultCalifornia	0	2	--	2UNC		1	3	--	4Scoring SummaryUNC	Gilbert 	8:44UNC	Gilbert		48:05Cal	Lea (Wieger)	50:06UNC	White		55:45UNC	White (Morrell)	61:51Cal	Al-Lami (Cabello)82:24Shots: Cal 7 (Igwe, Lea 2), UNC 19 (White 6).Shots on Goal:  Cal 5 (Lea 2), UNC 12 (White 4, Gilbert 4).Saves: Cal 8 (Sulprizio 8), UNC 3 (Winget 2, Lancaster 1).CK: Cal 6, UNC 3.Fouls: Cal 18, UNC 10.Offsides: Cal 1, UNC 1.Yellow Cards: Cal (Wieger 85:09), UNC none.Red Cards: None.Records: Cal 1-1, UNC 2-0.
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