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Arizona Soccer loses finale at ASU

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TUCSON, Ariz. – University of Arizona women's soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to Arizona State Friday night in a Territorial Cup matchup at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz.

Arizona (6-11-3) came out strong on defense holding the Sun Devils scoreless for the first 51 minutes of play. The Wildcats trailed 1-0 until the 66th minute when freshman Hannah Wong registered her first goal of the season to tie up the match. Senior Jessica Culver led Arizona in shots with four and teammates Ana-Maria Montoya and Jazmin Ponce registered two apiece.

For Arizona State (10-8-2), freshman Courtney Tinnin scored her third goal of the season in the 51st minute off a pass from Alyssa Freeman to put the Sun Devils up 1-0. Tied 1-1 with 2 minutes remaining in regulation play, freshman Cali Farquharson scored the winning goal off a pass from teammate Devin Marshall. The Sun Devils outshot the Wildcats 23-11.

In the net, Arizona goalkeeper Gabby Kaufman recorded eight saves while Arizona State goalkeeper, Chandler Morris, recorded three saves.

For the 2012 season, the Wildcats finish with a record of 6-11-3 overall and 2-7-2 in conference play. 

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