Kurtis Pederson scored in the 57th minute as Western Washington University battled to a 1-1 tie with Trinity Western University in a men's soccer exhibition game Saturday, Aug. 24, at Spartan Field on the TWU campus.
It was the Vikings' first action of the season. They will play three exhibitions before opening their season on Sept. 6 at Metro State.
TWU, 1-0-2, scored the game's first goal two minutes into the second half on a penalty kick by Dominic Reinold.
Ten minutes later, Pederson scored from six yards out after receiving a pass from Andrew Weishaar.
WWU travels to Chilliwack, B.C., (Townsend Park) on Tuesday, Aug., 27, to face the University of Fraser Valley in an exhibition game.