Bulldogs Capture Overtime Win Over Titans

Sept. 29, 2002

Box Score

DETROIT, MICH. -- Junior Amy Pike netted two goals, including one in overtime, to lead the Butler women's soccer team to a 3-2 OT victory over Detroit on Sunday. The win, Butler's third straight, raises the Bulldogs' record to 6-2-0 overall and 2-0 in Horizon League action. Detroit falls to 3-4-2 and 0-1 in the league.

Pike tallied her second goal of the game, and of the season, at the 101:04 mark in the game. Amy Morrison, Butler's leading scorer this season, assisted her on the game-winner.

Judith Attwood put the Titans up early, scoring twenty-two minutes into the game. Defense played a key role in the first half, as Butler held Detroit to just two shots in the initial 45 minutes, while the Bulldogs were limited to just three shots of their own.

Sophomore Kristen Aaltonen evened the score eight minutes into the second half on an unassisted goal. Less than a minute later, though Megan Husek connected on goal off of a Tanya Tieselj assist. Tieselj's helper, which put Detroit up 2-1, was her second of the game.

Pike knotted the game up at 2-2, when she scored on an unassisted goal at 65:04, setting the stage for overtime action.

Butler outshot the Titans 11-6 on the game, while Amber Stauch recorded her sixth win of the season with two saves in the goal. Her counterpart, Alisson Dube, tallied five saves on the game.

The Bulldogs will return to action on Wednesday (Oct. 2) when they host Indiana State at Varsity Field in a 4 p.m. meeting.