Women’s soccer drops tough match against UMHB

The women’s soccer team lost to NCAA D3 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB) 3-1 on Friday. The Saints move to 2-1 on the season while the Cru improves to 3-0.

The Saints were 1-1 against the Cru prior to the matchup.

The Saints fell to UMHB in a tough match on Friday. The Cru jumped out to a 3-0 advantage in the first 40 minutes. The match was delayed due to weather shortly after the second half started. Following the weather delay, the Saints offense improved, and Ambree Rheinberger converted on a header off a corner kick from Gabrielle Pace. The Saints only tallied six shots while the Cru took 12. Tess Pitcher played all 90 minutes in goal and made seven saves.

Scoring overview
30′ – UMHB – Kelsey White

34′ – UMHB – Kristen Burdick (assisted by Yuliana Cruz)

37′ – UMHB – Abigail Hickman

80′ – OLLU – Ambree Rheinberger (assisted by Gabrielle Pace)

Inside the box score
Three different Saints took one shot on goal. The Cru was led by Kelsey White with five shots on goal.

Overall, the Saints tallied six shots, with three on goal. UMHB marked 12 shots with 10 on goal.

OLLU recorded three corner kicks and the Cru took 10.

What’s next
The Saints head north to face Concordia University-Texas on Sunday at 1 p.m.