The women’s soccer team fell to 2-2 on the season after suffering a 3-1 defeat at the hands of the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO). The Saints fell behind early in the game after a goal by USAO’s Linda Addo in the sixth minute. The score line remained the same for the rest of the half, but just three minutes into the second half, the Drovers added a second goal for a 2-0 lead. Senior captain Stephanie Diaz scored the only Saints’ goal from the penalty spot in the 73rd minute to cut the Drovers’ lead to just one goal. The chance for a comeback for the Saints was short-lived after conceding a third goal in the 76th minute. The Saints will travel to Prescott, Arizona to take on Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on Sept. 12. Read full article online.
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The women’s soccer team defeated the University of Houston – Victoria 4-3 in its 2014 season opener on Saturday, then lost 1-2 to Oklahoma City University (OCU) on Sunday. It was the women’s first home loss since October 2012. Hayley Tiernay scored the one goal on Sunday for the Saints, while Teegan Luckemeyer, Stephanie Diaz, Jackie Lamarida and Stephania Vazquez scored the four goals on Saturday. The Saints will continue their regular season on the road at Wayland Baptist University on Sept. 4.
The women’s soccer team gathered a couple of nonconference wins over the weekend. One was against former Red River Athletic Conference member Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) – the Saints won 1-0 on Friday evening. The second game was against No. 12-ranked Oklahoma City University (OCU) by the score of 2-1 on Saturday evening. The wins improve the Saints’ record to 7-1-1 overall as they enter their conference schedule this week against the University of the Southwest on Thursday. SAGU – a member of the Sooner Athletic Conference – drops to 1-5, and OCU, also a member of the Sooner, drops to 4-3. Read more online.
Teegan Luckemeyer stood out as the Red River Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for Sept. 9-15, while her teammate, Victoria Vazquez, claimed the RRAC Defensive Player of the Week honor for the same dates. This is Vazquez’ third consecutive recognition as the conference’s Player of the Week. On Aug. 26-Sept. 1 and Sept. 2-9, she was named “Offensive Player of the Week.” Luckemeyer, a sophomore forward from New Braunfels, Texas, produced a pair of goals and one assist in a 2-0 week for the Saints. She posted a goal and an assist in a 3-2 victory over Concordia University (Texas) then booted in a goal to tag Northwood University with its first loss by a 4-3 score. OLLU moved to 5-1-1 on the season. Vazquez, a senior midfielder from Helotes, Texas, merited her third consecutive weekly award. She shifted from center midfielder to center back to