Sept. 10, 2019 (Franklin, Ind.)- The DePauw University women's soccer team recorded its first shutout of the season in a 3-0 victory over the Franklin College Grizzlies.
Up 1-0 in the six-minute mark, DePauw contained the Grizzlies in its defensive half for the majority of the first half, resulting in outshooting Franklin 10-1.
In the second half, it was more of the same dominance seen in the first. At the 55 minute mark, the Tigers fought its way to through the defense to win a corner kick on the left side of the field.
Utilizing its speed and passing ability the Tigers found itself in a comfortable lead with 13 minutes left in the game. Alex Wendt dropped the ball back to forward Kate Cowger who then chipped the ball just over the keeper's hands to find the top left corner of the net.
DePauw's 3-0 victory improves its record to 2-3, a win that will surely catapult its play into this weekend's DePauw Challenge Cup. The Tigers face Washington University (Mo.) on day one of the tournament at 11:30 a.m.