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Women's Soccer Falls to Wake Forest
Hokies Fall Victim to Late Goal Scoring
September 17, 2000

Winston-Salem, N.C. - The Virginia Tech women's soccer team fell to Wake Forest, 5-1, Sunday.

Stacy Roeck got Wake Forest on the board at the 18:54 mark when she scored on a pass from Katherine Winstead. Roeck shot the ball into the lower left corner of the net past Hokie goalkeeper Katie Hancock (Stockton, Md.).

Wake Forest's Emily Taggart then capitalized on a Virginia Tech turnover and made the score 2-0 Deacons. The goal came at the 31:16 mark in the match.

The Hokies would pull to within one goal before halftime when freshman Linda Bruce (Mechanicsville, Va.) took a pass from Jessica Myers (Richmond, Va.) and knocked it past Wake Forest goaltender Tracy Chao. The goal came at the 42:07 mark in the match.

The match would remain locked at 2-1well into the second half. The Deacons took a 3-1 advantage in the 74th minute of play when Lindsey Griffin scored on a penalty kick.

Wake Forest went on to add two more goals in the closing minutes of the match. Taggart scored her second goal of the day when she took a pass from Melissa Murray-Hobbs and chipped in a shot from 18 yards out. The last goal of the day came at the 85:17 mark in the match. Griffin's second goal of the day made the final score 5-1 when she scored on a breakaway.

The loss leaves Virginia Tech with a 3-7 record. The Hokies will be back in action Friday when they play host to Old Dominion.

Virginia Tech	  1 	0	 - 	1
Wake Forest    	2 	3	 - 	5

Shots: VT 14, WF 26
Corners Kicks: VT 2, WF 13
Saves: VT 4, WF 8
Fouls: VT 5, WF 9
Goals: Stacy Roeck (WF), assisted by Katherine Winstead, 18:54
Emily Taggart (WF), unassisted, 31:16
Linda Bruce (VT), assisted by Jessica Myers, 42:07
Lindsey Griffin (WF), penalty kick, 74:02
Emily Taggart (WF), assisted by Melissa Murray-Hobbs, 74:83
Lindsey Griffin (WF), unassisted, 85:17

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