Women's Soccer Shuts Out Fifth Straight Opponent

Oct. 26, 2001

Box Score

LOS ANGELES - The second-ranked Santa Clara University women's soccer team shut out its fifth straight opponent with a 2-0 victory over Loyola Marymount this afternoon in West Coast Conference action at Sullivan Field in Los Angeles.

The Broncos improve to 14-1 overall, 4-0 in the league. Santa Clara began its shutout streak Oct. 12 with a 5-0 win against San Francisco and has since shut out Gonzaga, UCLA and Saint Mary's. The Lions fall 5-8, 1-2.

Sophomore midfielder Veronica Zepeda notched the first score in the 28th minute, taking the left cross from freshman forward Leslie Osborne, as the Broncos outshot the Lions 9-0 in the first period.

The Lions came back in the second half with Amanda Shellenberger taking the only LMU shot-on-goal on the afternoon. Osborne answered back with the final goal of the game in the 53rd minute, assisted by senior midfielder Kerry Cathcart.

The Broncos continue West Coast Conference action this weekend in Southern California, taking on No. 20 Pepperdine on Sunday. The match is slated to start at 1 p.m. in Malibu.