OLLU recorded four wins during “Saints Super Saturday.” First on the schedule was the women’s soccer team, which faced Texas College at 1 p.m. Junior Megan Jefferies set a new Saints all-time single game record of 10 shots and she finished with a hat trick to guide the Saints to an 8-0 win. The win improves the Saints record to 11-1-1 overall and 3-0 in the Red River Athletic Conference, while Texas College drops to 3-7-2 overall and 0-3 in the conference. The Saints are now tied for first place with the University of Texas at Brownsville (8-2/3-0) and both are ½ a game ahead of Huston-Tillotson University (3-4-1/2-0). Bacone (5-8/1-3), Wiley (0-10/0-1), Southwest (3-7/0-3) and Texas College follow.
The volleyball team came up next on the schedule, and the Saints defeated Texas College in straight sets, 25-14, 25-8 and 25-18. The Saints’ overall hitting percentage was .519, while Texas College’s was .029. The match took a few minutes more than an hour to complete.
Saints fans then headed outside to watch the men’s soccer team dominate the Texas College Steers to secure an 8-0 win. The men move to 9-2 overall and 2-1 in the Red River Athletic Conference, while Texas College drops to 3-6 overall and 1-2 in the conference. The Saints are one game behind league-leader the University of Texas at Brownsville (10-1/3-0) and ½ a game behind University of St. Thomas (6-2-1/2-0) and Huston-Tillotson (3-4-2/2-0). OLLU is followed by Texas College, Southwest (2-7/1-2), Wiley (4-4-1/0-2) and Bacone (1-10/0-4). Senior Yared Temesgen recorded a hat trick during the game.
“Saints Super Saturday” ended with the volleyball team defeating Jarvis Christian College 25-9, 25-17 and 25-23. The two wins move the Saints to 10-8 overall and 6-2 in the Red River Athletic Conference, while Jarvis drops to 0-18 overall and 0-6 in the conference, and Texas drops to 0-13 overall and 0-4 in the conference. The Saints are now two games behind league-leader the University of Texas at Brownsville (16-0/8-0) and one game ahead of Wiley (11-11/4-2).