Men’s soccer ties versus Paul Quinn College
The men’s soccer team drew against Paul Quinn College (PQC) on Saturday 1-1. The Saints move to 0-8-3 overall and 0-4-2 in the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC). The Tigers are now 7-2-3 overall and 1-1-3 in conference play.
Head Coach Arthur Salazar said, “We created several good chances throughout the game. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to capitalize on them and left the game in a back-and-forth contest. Coming away with a draw is not ideal, but we will take the point and continue to press on.”
The Saints were 3-1-1 against the Tigers prior to the match.
The Saints outplayed the Tigers on Saturday but were unable to come out with the victory. The Tigers scored first at the 33rd minute with a goal from Jarrett Williams. OLLU struck back quickly when Kevin Rios evened the match at the 39th minute. The Saints took seven shots in the second half and limited the Tigers to three. Paul Quinn was forced to make five total saves and withstood the Saints pressure in the second half to end in a tie.
33′ – PQC – Jarrett Williams
39′ – OLLU – Kevin Rios
Inside the box score
Rios led the Saints with three shots on goal. Four different players for the Tigers had one shot on goal each.
Overall, the Saints tallied 12 shots, with six on goal. PQC recorded 10 shots with four shots on goal.
The Saints had five corner kicks while the Tigers took four.
The Saints return home to battle Texas College on Oct. 13 at 3:30 p.m.