Archive for Monday, September 25, 2006

Soccer squad tops OU

September 25, 2006

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— Sophomore Jessica Bush's goal in the 68th minute lifted Kansas University to its first Big 12 Conference soccer victory of the season, 1-0 over Oklahoma on Sunday at John Crain Field.

The victory moves the Jayhawks to 6-3 overall and 1-1 in conference play, while OU fell to 3-7 and 0-3 in the Big 12.

Bush put home the only goal of the match at 67:29 when freshman Shannon McCabe made a long run down the far sideline and sent a cross to Bush in the near side of the box. The sophomore midfielder dribbled once and beat OU goalkeeper Jennifer Nicholas with a shot to the upper corner on the far side of the net.

KU will travel Friday to Creighton.

Svistun takes title

Winston-Salem, N.C. - Kansas University's Yuliana Svistun captured the championship of the Flight D singles bracket, and Edina Horvath placed fifth in the Flight C bracket, capping a strong weekend for the Jayhawks at the Wake Forest University Deacon Classic.

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