Women's Soccer Upsets No. 22 William & Mary
Johnson scores Hokie goal, Hancock posts shutout
September 27, 2001

The Virginia Tech women's soccer team upset the William & Mary Tribe Thursday afternoon with a 1-0 victory. The Tribe was ranked 22nd in the nation by the NSCAA/adidas Poll released on Sept. 24.

Freshman Ryan Johnson (Eagleville, Pa.) scored the lone goal in the match. The goal came after Johnson made a nice run and delivered a shot that found the back of the net from 20-yards deep. The goal was scored at the 25:32 mark in the match and was unassisted. The goal also marks Johnson's first goal as a Hokie.

Johnson's goal was backed up by solid defense and strong goalkeeping from sophomore Katie Hancock (Stockton, Md.) Hancock played the entire match in goal for Tech, collecting eight saves on 14 William & Mary shots. Courtney Owen also played the entire match for the Tribe, grabbing one save on six Hokie shots.

The victory ups Tech's record to 3-3-2 overall and drops the Tribe to 6-1-1 on the season. The Hokies are back in action Sunday when they travel to Rutgers to take on the Scarlet Knights. The BIG EAST matchis set to begin at 1 p.m.

VIRGINIA TECH   1   0  -  1
WILLIAM & MARY  0   0  -  0  		

Shots: VT 6, WM 14
Saves: VT 8, WM 1
Fouls: VT 7, WM 10

Ryan Johnson (VT), unassisted, 25:32