Mexico and WSU Play to 0-0 Draw

April 17, 2005

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PORTLAND, Ore. - The Washington State Cougars and Mexican Women's National Team played to a 0-0 draw Sunday afternoon at Merlo Field at the Clive Charles Soccer Complex. WSU finished the weekend with a pair of ties after playing host Portland to a 1-1 draw on Saturday. Mexico lost to the Pilots 3-1 on Friday night in front of 3,175 fans.

Mexico had the most opportunities on Sunday, tallying a 22-5 advantage in shots and a 9-2 edge in shots on goal.

WSU keeper Katie Hultin was solid between the pipes with nine saves to preserve the shutout. Sophia Perez Pedroso stopped two shots in net for Mexico.

A majority Mexico-favored crowd of 888 witnessed the event and withstood a downpour of rain midway through the second half before flooding the field to attain autographs from the national team.

Mexico will continue its tour through the U.S. with matches at Illinois and Notre Dame.