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Cougars Tie Ducks, 2-2, in Eugene


EUGENE, Ore. – The Washington State women’s soccer team (9-5-4, 2-4-4) tied the Oregon Ducks (0-15-3, 0-9-1), 2-2, Sunday afternoon from Papé Field. The Cougars drew their third straight match, as WSU sophomore Peyton Price scored her first career goal and assisted on Margie Detrizio’s eighth goal of the season.
The Cougars conceded the early lead in the 4th minute when the Ducks earned their first corner kick of the match. Oregon cycled the set piece around to the top of the box and lofted a ball into the far post. WSU junior goalkeeper Nadia Cooper left her line to punch the ball clear, but Oregon’s Ryann Reynolds got her head to the service first and finished the early goal.
Washington State responded right back, taking control of possession and the majority of opportunities for the remainder of the half. The Cougars’ opportunity came in the 22nd minute when a WSU corner kick was only cleared as far as the top of the goal box. Price, making her first career start, lined up a shot on the half volley, striking the ball over traffic and into the underside of the crossbar for the equalizer. The goal was Price’s first of her career, earning her the first points of her career, and drawing the game level midway through the first half.
Wazzu continued to attack, looking to come from behind and take control before the halftime whistle. Price proved crucial in the build up to the…

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