Terps Season Ends With 1-0 Loss To Dayton In First Round NCAA Match
Nov. 16, 2001
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Despite outshooting Dayton, 23-5 and dominating the play for much of the game, the Maryland women's soccer season came to an end on Friday night with a 1-0 loss to Dayton in an NCAA Women's College Cup First Round Match at the Mountaineers Soccer Complex.
Dayton scored the game's only goal as Judi Aschenbrener scored on a breakaway off a pass from Shannon Kuhl in the 71st minute in the second half.
The loss ends Maryland's season at 10-7-2. Dayton advances to the second round for the second time in team history and faces Miami of Ohio, a 1-0 winner over host West Virginia.
"Dayton played a hard game," said Maryland head coach Shannon Higgins-Cirovski. "We had our share of the ball and couldn't put it in the net. We worked really hard all night."
The Terps outshot the Flyers, 15-2, in the second half and several great scoring chances, including a last minute shot by Katie Ludwig, but it went wide left.
In Maryland's goal, senior Ali Wolff made one save and finishes her career with 254 saves, third most in Maryland history.
Dayton's goalkeeper Stephanie Weisenfeld made seven saves in earning the win for the Flyers, who improved to 16-5 and extend their winning streak to 14, second longest in the nation to North Carolina.
Goals: Dayton - Judi Aschenbrener (Shannon Kuhl) 70:50. Maryland - none.
Goalkeepers: Dayton - Stephanie Weisenfeld (90 minutes, 0 GA, 7 saves) Team (1 save). Maryland - Ali Wolff (90 minutes, 1 GA, 1 save).
Team Stats: Dayton- Shots 3-2=5, Corner Kicks 0-1=1, Saves 1-7=8, Fouls 4-7=11, Offsides 3-0=3. Maryland - Shots 8-15=23, Corner Kicks 3-4=7, Saves 0-1=1, Fouls 4-5=9, Offsides 1-0=1.