March 29, 2003
New Zealand wraps up U.S. tour with a draw
West Texas 1 New Zealand 1
New Zealand finished their United States tour with three wins, one draw, and one loss.
West Texas had kindly offered to play after Texas Universityıs sad withdrawa,l and the teams wore black armbands in respect.
A cold front bringing snow and plummeting temperatures. A strong wind made it difficult for both sides.
Nicky Smith opened the scoring in the 24th minute, and New Zealand held it until the 75th minute.
Head Coach Sandy Davie was pleased with the performance since Zarnia Cogle, Simone Ferrara, Rebecca Smith were all rested due to injuries. Everyone is expected to be fit in time for the World Cup qualifier in Canberra in a weeks time.