No. 3 Washington Tops Women's Soccer, 4-1

Sept. 19, 2004

College Park, Md. - The Loyola College women's soccer team fell to No. 3 Washington Sunday, 4-1, at Ludwig Field on the campus of the University of Maryland. The Greyhounds fall to 3-3 on the season while the Huskies remain undefeated at 6-0.

Washington started things off at 11:01 when Nikki Gamble dribbled past her defender and beat Loyola keeper Erica Niemann for the 1-0 score. The Greyhounds played tenacious defense for the remaining minutes of the first half to hold the score 1-0.

Early in the second half Tina Frimpong made the score 2-0 when she rebounded Kim Taylor's initial shot and found the back of the net. Frimpong and Gamble game the Huskies a 3-1 lead when Gamble passed the ball from 10 feet out into Frimpong for the goal at 56:13. Dani Bridges added the final tally for Washington with her goal when she kicked the ball from almost 25 feet out and it sailed into the goal.

Loyola did not give up however rallying for a goal in the 70th minute from freshman Tyhira Glenn. The play originated from a corner kick by Carolyn Kennington.

Washington held a slight advantage in shots 12-8 while the Greyhounds led in saves, 6-4 and corner kicks, 4-3.

The Huskies keeper Kelsey Rasmussen made four saves in goal. Niemann stopped five shots before she was relieved by Kate Gilfillan who recorded one save.

The Greyhounds, who are currently ranked eighth in the Mid-Atlantic region, next face James Madison on Saturday, Sept. 25.