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UHV Men's Soccer Draws, Women Fall at Univ. of the Southwest

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HOBBS, N.M. - The University of Houston-Victoria women's soccer team dropped its third straight contest to the University of the Southwest Mustangs on Saturday, falling 4-1 in a Red River Athletic Conference match.

The loss dropped the Jaguars to 1-5 on the year and 1-3 in conference play, while the Mustangs improved to 6-4, 3-2 in conference.

The Mustangs took control of the match with their first goal in the 27th minute by Priscilla Garcia.

Jennifer Schroeder put the Mustangs up 2-0 in the first half with a goal in the 35th minute off an assist by Mayeli Torres.

Garcia would then assist on a Torres goal in the 55th minute and Karla Parra would finish the Mustangs' scoring with a goal in the 65th minute.

Sutton Dalrymple (FR/Del Rio, TX) broke up the shutout with the Jaguars' lone goal in the 85th minute.

The Mustangs outshot the Jaguars 16-9, including a 9-4 edge in shots on goal. Jurnee Fernandez(SR/Fresno, CA) paced the Jaguars with three shots, while Lauren Leslie (SR/Falkirk, Scotland) and Priscila Cortinas (FR/Brownsville, TX) each had two.

Freja Magnussen (SO/Vallensbaek, Denmark) finished with five saves in goal for the Jaguars.

UHV will return to action Thursday when they host Texas College in a RRAC match at 1 p.m. at The Cage. It will be the Jaguars' annual Pink Out Game for Cancer and fans are asked to wear pink to the game to support the Jaguars.

The men's team, meanwhile, battled to a 1-1 draw in double overtime with the University of the Southwest Mustangs on Saturday in a Red River Athletic Conference match.

The Jaguars remained on top of the conference standings by a half game over the Mustangs and Huston-Tillotson, as they fell to 4-1-1 on the season and 3-0-1 in conference. The Mustangs are 4-5-1 and 3-1-1 in conference.

The Jaguars jumped in front first on a Brandon Watts (SO/Sunbury-On-Thames) goal assisted by Connagh Wilks (SO/Egham, England) in the 37th minute. The goal stood until the 75th minute when Antonio Menendez scored an unassisted goal to tie the game at 1-1.

Both teams went scoreless through the final 15 minutes of regulation and then through two 10 minute overtime periods.

The Jaguars were out shot on the day 14-8, including a 9-4 edge in shots on goal. Wilks paced the Jaguars with two shots, while Watts, Mohammed Ibrahim (JR/Ridgeland, MS), Louie Fox (SO/London, England), Adrian Rodriguez (SO/McAllen, TX), Gifano Lubaki and Gian Marco Zancanaro (SR/Bassano del Grappa, Italy) each had one.

UHV goalkeeper Palemon Plancarte (SR/Houston, TX) finished with eight saves in goal.

The Jaguars will return to action on Thursday when they host Texas College in a conference match at 3:30 p.m. at The Cage. It will also be the Jaguars' Pink Out Game in recognition of the fight against cancer.

Courtesy: University of Houston-Victoria Athletics 

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