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No. 20 Women's Soccer Battles Dayton to a 2-2 Tie on Friday

Sept. 1, 2006

Malibu, Calif. - After 110 minutes of play, the No. 20 Pepperdine women's soccer team battled Dayton to a 2-2 tie on Fri., September 1 at Tari Frahm Rokus Field in the second match of the Puma Classic. The Waves moved to 1-1-1 on the season, while the Flyers picked up their second tie of the season and stand at 0-0-2.

Pepperdine controlled the ball from the start of the match and at the 18:17 mark, sophomore Emily Wynne delivered the ball to Lindsey Redlin, who launced it in the back of the net to give the Waves the 1-0 lead. But in less than a minute, Dayton answered back as Caitlin Proffitt scored off of a corner kick by Kim Sacher.

With the game knotted at one goal a piece, Pepperdine boosted its momentum, finding space in the Flyers' territory. At the 26:10 mark, Wynne knocked in her second goal from the left side, eight yards out. Once again, the Waves' lead would not last long. After a foul, Dayton goalkeeper Niki Reed shot a free kick from 45 yards out sailing the ball in the top right corner of the net to end the first period in a 2-2 tie.

The score remained tied for the remainder of the match despite the 20 total shots that were taken on both sides. Pepperdine goalkeeper Kayla Stolte, who replaced Cumming in the second half, came up big for the Waves as she recorded five saves to shut out the Flyers for the rest of the game.

Junior goalkeeper Kathryn Cumming recorded five saves in the first period, while the Waves totaled 17 shots, including seven shots on goal.

The day's action began at 1 p.m. with Ohio State defeating San Diego, 4-1.

The Waves conclude play in the Puma Classic on Sun., September 3 when they face Ohio State in a 2 p.m. match after Dayton and San Diego face-off in an 11:30 a.m. match at Tari Frahm Rokus Field.