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Second Half Goal by Aggies Downs Women’s Soccer, 2-1

Second Half Goal by Aggies Downs Women’s Soccer, 2-1

Second Half Goal by Aggies Downs Women's Soccer, 2-1 

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – A goal by the UC Davis, 10 minutes into second period gave the Aggies a 2-1 lead they would not relinquish in a win over the Cal Poly women's soccer team on Sunday at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.

With the loss Cal Poly falls to 8-8-1 overall and 2-4 in conference games while UCD improves to 9-4-1 overall and 3-1-1 in conference games. 

The Mustangs opened the scoring in the 14th minute when Sara Lancaster connected on her seventh goal of the season. Afton Thulin dribbled in from the right side and dished the ball to the left where Lancaster caught UCD goalie off balance and beat her with a shot into the left side of the net.

UC Davis responded in the 35th minute when Anna Quigley scored off a cross from the left side by Rogan Dolan and slipped the ball into the left side of the net. 

The winner came in the 54th minute when Hannah Hicks was fed the ball by Lisa Kemp who had dribbled the ball in on the right side then passed to Hicks for a shot from 10 yards out.

The Mustangs best opportunity to tie it up came in the 77th minute when Cristina Farrington settled a ball and turned and fired a point blank shot from six yards out, but it was right into UC Davis goalie Maria Magana's hands. 

Overall both teams managed nine shots in the game with UCD putting all nine on goal. Cal Poly had four shots on goal.

Tiffany Gummow was the lone Mustang with more then one shot on goal with two.

Magana earned the win in goal for the Aggies and improved to 9-4-1 while Brooke Gauvin made seven saves for the Mustangs and fell to 8-8-1. 

Cal Poly was whistled for nine fouls while UCD was called for nine. Both teams had three corner kicks.

The Mustangs will return to the field on Oct. 23 when the team travels to Stockton to take on the Tigers of Pacific for a 12 pm game.      

Prior to the game, Cal Poly honored the team's seven seniors: Annis Busch, Brooke Gauvin, Afton Thulin, McKenzie Orand, Esther Neel, Erica Johnson and Tiffany Gummow