Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Soccer Edged by Pepperdine, 3-2
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: September 22, 2000
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    MALIBU, Calif. (Sept. 22, 2000) -- In the midst of a four-game road swing, the University of Arizona women's soccer team fell to Pepperdine, 3-2, in front of a crowd of 336 on September 22.

    Scoring her first goal of the season, junior TIFFANY SABADO (Kaneohe, HI/James B. Castle HS) tied Pepperdine by denting the net at 5:20. Freshman MEAGHAN MCNATT (Chino Hills, CA/Ruben S. Ayala HS) assisted the goal. Junior KRISTI LORONA (Tucson, AZ/Canyon Del Oro HS) also notched her first goal of the season to give the Wildcats an early 2-1 advantage at the 15:54 mark.

    Pepperdine junior Kate Desmond knotted the game in the 49th minute, and senior Stacia Spangler scored the winning goal for the Waves with less than seven minutes remaining in regulation.

    Pepperdine held the shots advantage over Arizona, 20-10. Lorona had a team-high five shots to lead the Wildcats, while Sabado and senior KERI KENNEDY-WEBER (Coto de Caza, CA/Santa Margarita HS) each added two shots. Wildcat junior goalkeeper SHANNON MONTI (Phoenix, AZ/Shadow Mountain HS) played all 90 minutes for the UA, tallying five saves.

    The Wildcats are now 1-5-1 on the year, and Pepperdine improves to 6-1-1. Arizona closes out its four-game road swing this weekend when the Wildcats take on Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 1 p.m.

    
    GAME SUMMARY
    Scoring
    Team    	Time    Goal    	Assist(s)
    Pepperdine      4:09    Lacey Ubaldi    Tasha Spangler
    Arizona 	5:20    Tiffany Sabado  Meaghan McNatt
    Arizona 	15:54   Kristi Lorona   Unassisted
    Pepperdine      48:30   Kate Desmond    Unassisted
    Pepperdine      83:32   Stacia Spangler Kristi Bissonnette
    
                    	Corner
            	Shots   Kicks   Fouls   Saves
    Arizona 	10      0       5       5 - Monti
    Pepperdine      20      5       4       1 - Montano
                                    	4 - Phillips
    
    Team Records    Overall
    Arizona 	1-5-1
    Pepperdine      6-1-1
    
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