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Cougar Soccer Falls to Oregon State
Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Release: 10/22/2010
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Oct. 22, 2010

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PULLMAN, Wash. - Jenna Richardson's first half goal lifted No. 12 Oregon State past Washington State 1-0 in Pacific-10 Conference soccer at Lower Soccer Field, Friday.

Richardson's game-winner game in the 35th minute when she dribbled past two Washington State (6-10-0, 1-4-0 Pac-10) defenders and beat Ariana Byrd from eight yards out to give the Beavers (12-1-1) their fourth-straight victory to open conference play.

"It was a hard-fought game like we expected," WSU Head Coach Matt Potter said. "We did not do enough of the little things that it takes to win and Oregon State had one moment of magic that turned out to be the difference."

Oregon State outshot Washington State 14-8. Micaela and Morgan Castain led the Cougars with two shots each. Ariana Byrd made a pair of saves for Washington State.

The Cougars host Oregon, Sunday at noon.

Washington State wore pink jerseys during Friday's match in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month...Cougars jerseys were sold with a portion of the proceeds donated to breast cancer research...Washington State soccer thanks everyone who purchased a jersey...the jerseys are sold out.

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