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17th-ranked Tigers open season with shutout win

September 1, 2006


September 1, 2006, Wheaton, Ill. - The 17th-ranked Tigers opened the 2006 season with a 1-0 victory over Washington University in the opening game of the Bob Baptista Invitational at Wheaton College.

The lone goal of the game was an own goal at the 30:18 mark when Jacki Ponder's cross deflected off the head of a Bears' defender and into the goal.

The Bears outshot DePauw 16-3 and held a 4-0 advantage in corners. Brooke Shipley recorded six saves in goal in helping the Tigers to the shutout.

DePauw faces Fredonia State on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. CDT.