No. 24 Soccer Falls To Pitt, 2-1
Oct. 12, 2001
CORAL GABLES, Fla.-The No. 24-ranked Miami soccer team fell 2-1 to visiting Pittsburgh in a BIG EAST cross-divisional matchup Friday night at Cobb Stadium.
The Hurricanes fall to 8-4-0 overall, while the Panthers improve to 5-6-1 on the season.
Miami controlled the first 45 minutes of play outshooting Pitt 11 to three. UM leading scorer Laura West (Allen, Texas) scored her ninth goal of the season at 23:55 on a double assist from freshmen Britney Butcher (Bothell, Wash.) and Anik Huffman (Winter Park, Fla.).
Miami took a 1-0 lead into the lockerroom at halftime.
The momentum switched in the second half as the Panthers outshot the Hurricanes eight to six. Annette Agredano scored on a short pass from Jacqueline Reuter at 62:25 knotting the match one-all.
With time running out the Panthers continued to press and finally broke through as Katrina Shibata scored the game-winning goal at 83:29.
Pitt goalkeeper Rachel Brown made eight saves in the winning effort.
The Hurricanes return to action playing host to No. 5 Notre Dame Sunday at 1 p.m.