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KU soccer rolls over Texas Tech

October 15, 2011

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— Kansas University soccer beat Texas Tech, 3-1, in front of a Walker Stadium-record crowd of 2,288 fans on Friday.

KU improved to 10-6 overall and 2-3 in the Big 12 with its first road conference victory of the season. Tech fell to 9-5-2 and 2-2-1.

In the 30th minute, junior forward Whitney Berry gave the Jayhawks a 1-0 lead on a penalty kick.

A yellow card was given to TTU’s Casey McCall in the 59th minute, and it immediately led to the second goal of the game for KU. Sophomore midfielder Amy Grow knocked in a long-range goal, as it ricocheted off the right post and flew into the back-left corner to give the Jayhawks a 2-0 lead.

Jamie Fletcher scored KU’s third goal as she knocked in a goal from the right side of the penalty box off an assist from freshman Liana Salazar.

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