Kansas Escapes With 1-0 Win Over San Diego

USDTOREROSDOTCOM Senior Brenna Mullen
USDTOREROSDOTCOM
Senior Brenna Mullen
USDTOREROSDOTCOM

Sept. 19, 2003

Box Score

San Diego, CA- The Toreros had a number of chances late in the second half but could not find the net, dropping a 1-0 decision to visiting Kansas Friday night at Torero Stadium. Jayhawk junior Monica Brothers headed in a pass from teammate Caroline Smith in the 47th minute and the Kansas defense made it stand up, dealing San Diego its first loss of the season.

Kansas goalkeeper Meghan Miller turned away four San Diego shots in the second half including a breakaway attempt by senior Marie Claude-Henry with 25 seconds remaining to allow the Jayhawks to escape with the win. 460 fans in attendance saw USD stage a late rally, managing back-to-back corner kicks with four minutes to play. Despite out-shooting Kansas 11-8 San Diego's record fell to 4-1-1.

For Kansas (7-1), Brother's game-winning goal was her first of the year. The Jayhawks have now won four straight since losing a 3-2 decision to Wisconsin on September 7th.

San Diego next hosts No. 13 Clemson at 1pm on Sunday. The match against the Tigers marks the first of three ranked teams USD is scheduled to face before league play begins in October