Women's Soccer Falls at Miami


Aug. 25, 2006

Final Stats

MIAMI - Goals from sophomores Jenna Levenson and Rachel Rigamat gave the Miami women's soccer team (1-0) a 2-0 win over UCF (0-1) at Cobb Stadium on Friday night.

The Golden Knights dominated the first half with a 7-2 advantage in shots, while they also held a 2-0 margin in corner kicks.

For the opening 25 minutes of the second period, the two teams played tighter. UM took advantage of a UCF foul when Levenson scored off the resulting free kick from 20 yards out in the 71st minute.

UCF continued to pressure the ball with Erin Hopkins and Becca Thomas each earning scoring chances. Despite the Golden Knights' efforts, the `Canes added a second tally with 30 seconds remaining in regulation when Rigamat connected short side with an assist to sophomore Bryn Heinicke.

The Golden Knights finished the match with a 13-7 advantage in shots and a 6-3 margin in corner kicks. Junior goalkeeper Lauren McAdam made six saves for Miami, while UCF junior Jennifer Manis stopped one shot.

"Miami is a good team and both squads played a quality game. We had plenty of chances of score early and even after Miami scored, we kept pushing toward the goal," said UCF head coach Amanda Cromwell. "We played well enough to win and created enough chances. We just need to finish and keep our composure around the 18."

The Golden Knights remain in Southern Florida where they take on Florida International on Sunday at 1 p.m. before returning home to face Florida Atlantic on Sept. 1 at 7 p.m.