Air Force Battles Wyoming To 0-0 Tie
Oct. 30, 2010
LARAMIE, Wyo. - The Air Force women's soccer team drew a 0-0 tie at Wyoming in Mountain West Conference action Saturday afternoon at the Madrid Sports Complex. The Falcons conclude the 2010 season with a 8-9-2 overall record and 1-5-1 mark in conference play. Wyoming moved to 7-9-3, 1-3-3.
The Falcons needed a win to extend its season, but fell just short. A win would have put the Falcons into the Mountain West Conference Championships.
Air Force recorded 17 shots in the game, while Wyoming had 23. Junior Bridgett Murphy led the Falcons with five shots.
Freshman Kelly Stambaugh had five saves at goalkeeper for AFA. Stambaugh also notched her fifth shutout of the season, setting a school freshman record. Her 0.98 goals-allowed per-game season average is also a freshman record and the second-lowest in school history.
Air Force women's soccer enjoyed its winningest season since 2002 and posted its best winning percentage since 1999. The Falcons also had its best season in conferenece play since 2002. Air Force's nine losses is also the fewest since 1995 and the second-fewest in school history. The eight wins are the fourth-best in school history.
With no seniors, Air Force is slated to return the entire team in 2011.