Tigers Blast 26 Shots In Draw With Drake
The Pacific women's soccer team blasted 26 shots, but found the net just once as Tigers fought to a 1-1 tie with Drake on Friday, Aug. 30. It was the second match of the Pacific Soccer Classic. In the first match of the Classic, Iowa defeated UC Davis 1-0 at Klein Soccer Field.
Pacific had a 10-4 shot advantage in the first half, though neither team could find the back of the net in the first 45 minutes. The Tigers dominated possession in the first half, but were unable to get into the scoring column.
Brittni Beeman scored for the Tigers at the 48:02 mark in the second half, when she took a great feed from freshman Alex Hussar and put it in the net on the lower right corner. The Bulldogs made it 1-1 at 54:08, when Paige Dusek scored on a rebound after a first shot from Kayla Armstrong was stopped by Tiger goal keeper Tashia Long.
Pacific outshot the Bulldogs 26-11, including 10-4 in the first half, 11-6 in the second half and 5-0 in the first overtime. Drake outshot the Tigers 1-0 in the second overtime as the match closed out. The Tigers also had an 8-4 edge in corners for the match.
Drake goalkeeper Andrea Swanson stopped nine Tiger shots, while Long had three stops in the contest for Pacific.
The Tigers are next in action against Iowa on Sunday, September 1 at 11:00 a.m. In the second Sunday match of the Pacfiic Soccer Classic, Drake plays at UC Davis.