Blue Raiders Lose 3-0 at FIUSeptember 27, 2002 · MT Media Relations
The two teams were scoreless until the 39th minute when Elizabeth Durozel scored on an assist from Nicola Bell for a 1-0 lead for Florida International. The Blue Raiders had four corner kicks to none for FIU in the opening 45 minutes, and shots were 9-8, FIU.
In the second half the Panthers took six shots to four for the Blue Raiders, and broke through in the 76th minute when Amanda Salvarezza scored unassisted. The final goal came in the 88th minute on assists from Bell and Rossana Lopez, as Sarah Middlebrook floated a high ball over Blue Raider keeper Emily Shrum for the score.
Shrum made three saves in the match, as the Blue Raiders dropped to 3-6-1 on the season. FIU picked up its first win of the year to move to 1-8-1.
Middle Tennessee plays at Stetson Sunday at Noon CT. The Blue Raiders do not return home until an October 4 date versus Arkansas-Little Rock at 4 p.m.
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