Cowgirls Soccer Set to Play Northern Colorado

Sept. 14, 2015

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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The University of Wyoming women's soccer team will travel to Cheyenne to host an outreach game against the Northern Colorado Bears on Tuesday at 7 p.m. MT. The match will be played at East High School and is intended to reach different communities across the state. Cheyenne native, Tristan Tyrrell will return home to play for Wyoming. She led Cheyenne Central High School to a state championship and on to the regional tournament in Hawai'i in 2012.

The Cowgirls are coming off a 2-1 victory over the Kansas Jayhawks, on Friday afternoon. Wyoming looks to continue their home winning streak, as UW has not lost a home match since 2013. Currently, they boast a record of 3-0-3. Last year's meeting between the Cowgirls and Bears resulted in a 0-0 double-overtime tie.

Sophomores Shaina Ashouri and Kimmy Burbank lead the Cowgirls in goals with three apiece. Wyoming has accumulated 44 corner kicks and 88 shot attempts, with eight of them hitting the back of the net. Junior forward Laurel Ramer and freshman defender Alyssa Murray have tallied one goal each on the year.

The Bears are led by Sydney Schroder, who has three goals from 17 attempts this season. UNC holds a 4-3-0 record as they have wins over Air Force, Pittsburgh, Southeast Missouri State and Drake. Their losses emanate from Colorado College, Fairleigh Dickinson and Colorado State.

The match will kick-off at 7 p.m. at East High School in Cheyenne. There will be a vuvuzela giveaway.