Georgina Giddings and the Huskies fall to No. 25 Virginia Tech
Sept. 4, 2011
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.-The University of Connecticut women's soccer team concluded the Wake Forest Nike Challenge on Sunday afternoon with a 1-0 loss to No. 25 Virginia Tech. The Hokies continued to be a dominant force as they improved to 6-0-0 on the season.
The Huskies, now 2-2-0, were outplayed in every category with Tech controlling the ball the majority of the competition. The Hokies outshot UConn 20-2 with seven shots on goal, while the Huskies only had one attempt at the back of the net. Freshman midfielder Riley Houle(Columbia, Conn.) took UConn's two shots and lone shot on goal. Additionally, Tech took 14 corner kicks and Connecticut took one.
The game remained scoreless until the 80th minute when midfielder Kelsey Loupee netted her second goal of the season on a shot from the top of the box with the assist coming from Jazmine Reeves.
Senior keeper Jessica Dulski(Pittsford, N.Y.) fell to 2-2-0 on the season after recording five saves and allowing one goal. Dulski now holds a 1.00 GAA with 22 saves overall.
UConn returns home for a 7 p.m. matchup against Boston University on Friday, September 9, at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. Friday is fan appreciation night and the first 200 fans to the game will receive a free UConn Soccer T-Shirt and a free pizza.