Updated: 9/10 8:46 pm
After being held without a shot in the first half, the
University of Houston-Victoria men’s soccer team came out firing in the second
half to collect its third straight victory with a 2-1 decision over the St.
Mary’s Rattlers at Our Lady of the Lake University.
The Jaguars (4-2) got off eight shots in the second half,
including five on goal, and made two of those shots count.
Jhostan Padron fired back his own miss that was deflected
by the St. Mary’s goalkeeper for an open shot at close range in the 55th minute
to put the Jaguars up 1-0.
Christian Turman then added what proved to be the game
winner in the 74th minute when he took it solo into the top shelf for a 2-0 UHV
St. Mary’s would strike back in the 85th minute on an
Armando Macias goal on a rebound shot.
But that would be all the Rattlers (0-3) would get off
UHV goalkeeper Henrik Hundesruegge who finished with four saves.
The Rattlers outshot the Jaguars 5-0 in the first half,
including a 2-0 edge in shots on goal, but they were held to just four shot in
the second half, while the Jaguars put up eight shots, including five on goal.
Padron and Marcus Watt each had two shots for the Jaguars,
while Hector Gonzalez, Daniel Lozano, Turman and Ranique Ramsarupe each had
The Jaguars return to action Saturday when they host
Schreiner university in a 4 p.m. match at The Cage on the UHV campus.