U-M's Four-Match Win Streak Ends at No. 24 Pepperdine
Kayla Mannino

Sept. 4, 2011

Site: Malibu, Calif. (Tari Frahm Rokus Field)
Score: #24 Pepperdine 3, U-M 0
Records: U-M (4-2-0), Pepperdine (5-0-1)
Next U-M Event: Friday, Sept. 9 - vs. Western Michigan (U-M Soccer Stadium), 7:30 p.m.

MALIBU, Calif. -- In the finale of its two-game road swing through Southern California, the University of Michigan women's soccer team came up short, 3-0, at No. 24 Pepperdine on Sunday (Sept. 4) at Tari Frahm Rokus Field. The loss snapped the Wolverines' four-game winning streak.

Pepperdine led 1-0 on a goal in the 16th minute from Anisa Guajardo, who poked the ball up and over the head of senior/junior goalkeeper Haley Kopmeyer (Troy, Mich./Lahser).

Freshman Kate Maguigan (Franklin, Tenn./Page) nearly provided the equalizer in the 72nd minute, but her shot bounced off the crossbar. The Waves took control of the game at that point, netting two goals in the next five minutes to take a commanding 3-0 lead.

Michigan recorded seven shots on goal in the game, with three of them coming from senior/junior Clare Stachel (Grand Rapids, Mich./Forest Hills Central). Kopmeyer recorded four saves in net.

The Wolverines return to the U-M Soccer Stadium next weekend for a pair of home matches, first hosting in-state foe Western Michigan on Friday (Sept. 9) at 7:30 p.m.


By Periods 1 2 F
Michigan 0 0 0
Pepperdine 1 2 3

Scoring, Time (Assist)
1st -- PEP, Anisa Guajardo, 16:43
2nd -- PEP, Laura Cole, 75:25 (Lynn Williams)
2nd -- PEP, Guajardo, 76:28 (Williams)

Shots: U-M 7, PEP 16
Shots on Goal: U-M 2, PEP 7
Saves: U-M 4 (Haley Kopmeyer), PEP 2 (Roxanne Barker)
Corner Kicks: U-M 2, PEP 2
Cards: U-M, Team, 75:55 (Yellow); U-M, Meghan Toohey, 80:50 (Yellow); U-M, Nkem Ezurike, 83:25 (Yellow).


• With the loss, Michigan falls to 2-1 all-time against Pepperdine and 2-9 in games played in California.

• Michigan attempted only seven shots in the contest. Through five games heading into Sunday's game, the Wolverines had been attempting 18.4 shots per game.

Contact: Brad Rudner (734) 763-4423

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