Women’s soccer ends in tie versus TAMUT
The women’s soccer team tied against Texas A&M University-Texarkana (TAMUT) 1-1 on Sept. 24. The Saints move to 2-2-4 overall and 0-0-2 in the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC). The Eagles are now 6-1-1 overall and 1-0-1 in conference.
Head Coach Arthur Salazar commented, “This was a hard-fought game against a dynamic attacking group. I was pleased with their effort, but we still have a lot to do in the attacking third.”
The Saints were 6-1 against the Eagles prior to the match.
The Saints finished in a tie for the third match in a row. The first half was scoreless but there was plenty of offensive pressure. The Saints took seven shots while the Eagles totaled 10. Tess Pitcher made seven saves for OLLU in the first frame.
Chayce Walker put the Eagles ahead in the 63rd minute with an assist from Aubrey Oller. The Saints wasted no time to even the match with a goal from Kyleigh Spree-Kolos just four minutes later. Her fifth goal of the season was assisted by Ez Valles. Both teams had multiple chances toward the end of the contest but couldn’t convert.
63′ – TAMUT – Chayce Walker (assisted by Aubrey Oller)
67′ – OLLU – Kyleigh Spree-Kolos (assisted by Ez Valles)
Inside the box score
Spree-Kolos led the Saints with three shots on goal. Alyssa Daily had four shots on goal for the Eagles.
Overall, the Saints tallied 10 shots, with eight on goal. Texarkana marked 19 shots with 10 on goal.
OLLU recorded one corner kick and the Eagles took seven.
The Saints return home to play LSU-Alexandria on Sept. 29 at 1 p.m.