Cowgirls Shutout by Falcons 3-0 to End Regular Season

Nov. 3, 2002

*WYOMING 0, AIR FORCE 3 - Box Score


In the final game of the regular season,the Cowgirl soccer team was shutout by Mountain West Conference competitorAir Force Academy, 3-0, on Sunday at Cadet Soccer Stadium in ColoradoSprings, Colo.

Despite being out shot in the first half 13-15, the Cowgirls matched upfairly evenly against the Falcons. However, Air Force jumped ahead early inthe game scoring their first goal at the 3:48 mark in the game when seniorWendy Emminger scored a slow moving unassisted goal past UW juniorgoalkeeper Lori Scheider. Both teams were otherwise shut out in the half inthe defensive battle.

Air Force began the second half aggressively making their second goal onlyfour minutes into the half. Sophomore Jennifer Rowland scored off an assistfrom senior Mary Cholko to lift the Falcons up by two. The Cowgirls had tenshots in the half, however were unable to get on the scoreboard. The finalgoal for the Falcons came late in the 67th minute of the game when freshmanRaegan McDowell scored an unassisted goal to finalize the game at 3-0.

Both goalkeepers had five saves on the game. The shutout marks the thirdfor Falcon junior goalkeeper J.J. Wolf this season.

The Cowgirls wrap up their regular season with a 4-12-2 record (0-6-0Mountain West Conference). The Falcons are now 7-11-0 (2-4-0 MWC). Wyomingnow will travel to Provo, Utah, Nov. 6-9 to compete in the MWC Tournament.