Women's Soccer Wins 2-1 at UCSB
Emily Wynne scored two goals in the final 20 minutes to erase a 1-0 deficit and lift Pepperdine to a 2-1 victory at UC Santa Barbara on Thursday night.
It was the Waves’ first win away from home in five tries this season and the victory extended the team’s unbeaten streak to seven games. Pepperdine improved to 3-4-5 overall while UCSB dropped to 5-6-2.
After the Gauchos took a 1-0 lead at halftime, Wynne (El Cajon, Calif./University HS) struck in the 71st and the 80th minutes, both off assists from junior forward Amanda Rupp (Encinitas, Calif./La Costa Canyon HS). They were Wynne’s first two goals of the season, while Rupp now has a team-high four assists.
Wynne attempted six of the Waves’ nine shots, while the Gauchos had a total of 10 shots.
The Waves begin West Coast Conference play on Sunday (Oct. 14) at home against Loyola Marymount at 1 p.m.
PEP (3-4-5) 0 2 = 2
UCSB (5-6-2) 1 0 = 1
Goals: Sarah Stoltz (Kailyn Kugler), UCSB, 32:01; Emily Wynne (Amanda Rupp), PEP, 70:51; Emily Wynne (Amanda Rupp), PEP, 79:27.
Shots: PEP 9, UCSB 10. Corner Kicks: PEP 2, UCSB 6. Saves: PEP 3, UCSB 2. Fouls: PEP 8, UCSB 10.