Third-Ranked Women's Soccer Downs LMU, 3-2

Oct. 6, 2002

Box Score

Los Angeles - The No. 3-ranked UCLA women's soccer team rallied from a one-goal deficit to come back and beat local rival Loyola Marymount, 3-2 Sunday in a non-conference match at LMU's Sullivan Field. With the victory, the Bruins improve to 8-2-0 on the season, while the Lions fall to 6-3-3.

LMU took a 1-0 lead just before halftime when Lori Sims collected a cross from Shari Nishikawa, blasting a 10-yard shot that beat UCLA goalkeeper Sarah Lombardo.

The Lions owned a 1-0 lead at the half, however the Bruins answered at the 49:56 mark of the second half when forward Kim Devine took advantage of a deflection in front of the net to tie the game at 1-1. Whitney Jones picked up an assist on the play.

UCLA took its first lead of the game when Sarah-Gayle Swanson scored in the 80th minute of play on an assist from Allie True. Less than two minutes later however, the Lions came back to tie things up at 2-2 following a goal from LMU midfielder Myka Peck. Nishikawa picked up her second assist of the afternoon on the play.

UCLA took a 3-2 lead and didn't look back, as True netted the game-winner on an unassisted goal in the 84th minute of play.

UCLA opens up Pac-10 play this week when the Bruins host No. 6 Cal on Friday at Drake Stadium beginning at 7:00 p.m. and No. 1 Stanford on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Sunday's match will be broadcast on a tape-delayed basis by Fox Sports Net.

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Sunday, Aug 30
vs. Wisconsin
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Friday, Sep 04
vs. Virginia
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 2
Sunday, Sep 06
vs. Texas
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 2
Friday, Sep 11
at Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, NC
W, 2 - 1
Sunday, Sep 13
at North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
L, 1 - 3
Thursday, Sep 17
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Friday, Sep 25
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Thursday, Oct 01
at Washington
Seattle, WA
L, 1 - 2
Sunday, Oct 04
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
L, 2 - 4
Friday, Oct 09
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 1
Sunday, Oct 11
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
T, 1 - 1 (2OT)
Saturday, Oct 17
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
L, 1 - 2
Friday, Oct 23
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Sunday, Oct 25
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Thursday, Oct 29
at California
Berkeley, CA
L, 0 - 7
Sunday, Nov 01
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 0 - 2
Friday, Nov 06
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 0 - 2