Women's Soccer Loses Second Straight 4-0 Decision

Oct. 27, 2002

The Tulane women's soccer team scored a pair of goals in each half to cruise to a 4-0 victory over Conference USA rival TCU at the Westfeldt Facility on Sunday. It was the second consecutive 4-0 loss for the Horned Frogs on their C-USA road trip.

With the win, Tulane improves to 6-9-2 overall and is 3-3-2 in league action. TCU lost its third straight to fall to 2-12-5 overall and 1-6-2 in conference play. The Horned Frogs now have been shut out in seven matches this season.

Tulane wasted little time getting on the scoreboard, as Colleen Lake put the Wave ahead 1-0 in the 10th minute. From just past midfield, Emily McArthur sent a long free kick into the penalty area, where Lake got just enough of her head on the ball to redirect it past TCU goalkeeper Ruth DeJong and into the net.

The Wave added a second in the 37th minute to take a 2-0 lead.Stephanie Donaldson won the ballin the middle of the field and fed Lindsay Morris on the left side.Morris took a touch past her defender and chipped the ball over an on-rushing DeJong from 25 yards out.

Tulane sealed the win with a pair of goals in the first five minutes of the second half. Barely two minutes after halftime, Jacque Gruber picked up a TCU clearance and blasted a rocket from 40 yards out that hit the underside of the crossbar and went into the net for a 3-0 Tulane cushion.

Megan Stack closed out the scoring for the Green Wave in the 51st minute.Mandy Schumacher headed a Lake cross into Stack's path, and the senior calmly slotted the ball past DeJong to give Tulane a 4-0 advantage.

Tulane held a 16-7 edge in shots and forced five saves from the two TCU goalkeepers. The Wave also had a 4-1 edge in corner kicks.

TCU wraps up its season on Fri., Nov. 1 with a 7:00 p.m. match at Houston.



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