Kawada Scores Equalizer in Tie at PLU

Kawada Scores Equalizer in Tie at PLU

TACOMA, Wash. Tod Kawada scored the equalizer in the 81st minute as the Occidental men's soccer team esaped Pacific Lutheran (WA) with a 1-1 tie in double overtime.

Kawada, a First Team All-SCIAC selection in 2014 who missed most of last season with a foot injury, is up to two goals in three games already this season.

Diego Aceves put PLU up 1-0 in the 26th minute on a pass from Eddie Na.

The Tigers outshot PLU 20-10, but converted just the one time.

Oxy's record goes to 1-1-1 on the season.

The Tigers were playing the second of two games in Washington against Northwest Conference competition.

Oxy begins SCIAC play at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Tigers were picked to finish third in the conference by the SCIAC coaches.

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