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WWU women edge Azusa Pacific

Forward Catherine Miles scored her second goal in as many games in the 57th minute as nationally ranked Western Washington University blanked Azusa Pacific University, 1-0, in a non-conference women’s soccer game Monday night at the in Azusa, Calif.

The Vikings, rated third in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America NCAA Division II Preseason Top 25, improved to 2-0.

Miles scored from five yards after receiving a cross from Anna DeWeirdt, a transfer from NCAA I New Hampshire.

APU, which fell to 0-3, has yet to score this season. The Cougars, who had a 16-8 shot advantage and a 5-2 edge in corner kicks, had a chance from 12 yards in the final minute that just missed the outside post.