UHV Soccer Sweeps Jarvis Christian

Elizabeth Reyes (FR/Edinburg, TX) and Lauren Leslie (SR/Falkirk, Scotland) each scored a pair of goals Saturday to help lift the University of Houston-Victoria women’s soccer team to a 6-0 victory over the Jarvis Christian Bulldogs in the Red River Athletic Conference match at The Cage.

The Jaguars improved to 3-5 on the year and 3-3 in conference play, while the Bulldogs fell to 3-9-1, 0-6 in conference.

Hayden Janner (FR/Cypress, TX) put the Jaguars up in the 18th minute for what was the game-winning goal off an assist from Leslie

Reyes struck for her first goal two minutes later and Leslie added her first off an assist from Janner with the 29th minute for a 3-0 lead.

Reyes would strike for her second goal in the 39th minute and Leslie would score again off a cross from Isabella Strasheim (FR/Corpus Christi, TX) in the 41st minute for a 5-0 halftime lead.

Yessy Hinojosa (JR/La Porte, TX) would tack on the only second-half goal in the 61st minute.

UHV outshot the Bulldogs 26-7, including a 13-4 advantage in shots on goal.

Freja Magnussen SO/Vallensbaek, Denmark) and Amanda Bautista (JR/Houston, TX) teamed up in goal for the shutout, with Bautista recording four saves.

The Jaguars return to action Thursday when they face Huston-Tillotson in a conference match in Round Rock at 1 p.m.

On the men’s side, Brody Patience (JR/Douglas, Isle of Man) wasted little time igniting a fire under his University of Houston-Victoria Jaguars on Saturday.

Patience took a cross from Mohammed Ibrahim (JR/Ridgeland, MS) from 10 yards out and deposited into the left corner of the net leading the Jaguars to 5-0 win over the Jarvis Christian Bulldogs in a Red river Athletic Conference match at The Cage.

The goal came just 26 seconds into the match as the Jaguars improved to 5-1-1 on the year and 5-0-1 in conference play. The Bulldogs fell to 1-11-1 and 0-6 in conference.

The Jaguars would convert on two set pieces for their next two goals, with Patience driving home his second goal on a free kick in the 19th minute. Connagh Wilks (SO/Egham, England) then headed in a free kick from Daniel Gribben (SO/Glasgow, Scotland) in the 40th minute to put the Jaguars up 3-0.

Gifanho Lubaki (SO/London, England) off an assist from Nahom Abebe (FR/Dallas, TX) scored the Jaguars’ first second-half goal in the 58th minute, and Burabari Nalelo (SO/Katy, TX) finished off the scoring with an unassisted goal in the 63rd minute.

The Jaguars outshot the Bulldogs 21-7 including a 10-4 edge in shots on goal. Patience led the way for the Jaguars with six shots, while Jean Bosco Irumva (FR/Dallas, TX) added three. Wilks, Lubaki, Abebe and Adrian Rodriguez (SO/McAllen, TX) each had two shots.

Palemon Plancarte (SR/Houston, TX) and Erik Faelstroem shared duties in goal for the Jaguars,, with Plancarte getting one save and Faelstroem three.

UHV will return to action Thursday when they face Huston-Tillotson in a conference match at 3:30 p.m. in Round Rock.

Courtesy: University of Houston-Victoria Athletics