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Men’s soccer team loses second straight road game

MenSoccer9-8-14The men’s soccer team lost to Wayland Baptist University (WBU) 4-1 on Sept. 6. The Saints lost to the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma on Sept. 5. OLLU took a 1-0 lead in the 23rd minute when sophomore Nickolas Tyrpak found a loose ball in front of goal and put it in the back of the net. The Saints were unable to hold on to the lead and WBU found an equalizer in the 32nd minute from the penalty spot. The game remained at 1-1 until the 67th minute when WBU’s Juan Sanchez made it 2-1. The Pioneers added two more goals in the 77th and 90th minute for the final score of 4-1. The Saints will now travel to Prescott, Arizona to take on Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on Sept. 12. Read full article online.

Men’s soccer loses one and ties another this past weekend

Mens SoccerThe men’s soccer team drew 1-1 at home with Oklahoma City University (OCU) after two over time periods. Junior Elias Cortes scored the one goal on Sunday after his shot found the back of the net after a pass from junior Sebastian Luehr. On Saturday, the Saints lost 1-3 in the team’s home opener against the University of Houston Victoria. Scoring the goal for the Saints was junior Jorge Cantu. The Saints will now have a long stretch of away games starting Sept. 5, against the No. 17 ranked University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

Men’s soccer ends season with a 1-0 loss in quarterfinals match against Southwest

Angel De La Garza guards the ball during the game against Southwest.

Angel De La Garza guards the ball during the game against Southwest.

The men’s soccer team ended its season last week after losing 1-0 to the University of the Southwest in the Red River Athletic Conference quarterfinals match. The fourth-seeded Saints finished the year with an overall record of 11-4-1 and a conference record of 4-2-1. Southwest, the fifth seeded team, will advance to the conference’s semifinals round on Nov. 8 in Houston. The Mustangs record is 6-8 overall and 4-3 in the conference. Read more online.

OLLU’s Luis Flores selected as conference ‘Defensive Player of the Week’

 

Luis Flores received conference honors last week

Luis Flores received conference honors last week

Luis Flores corralled the Red River Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week award for Sept. 9-15. Flores, a senior defender from Brownsville, Texas, spearheaded an effort that led to a pair of shutouts for the Saints last week. His leadership helped OLLU limit Concordia University (Texas) to only two shots on goal and prevented Howard Payne University (Texas) from taking a shot in a 2-0 difference. The Saints remain unbeaten at 5-0 overall.  Read more online.