UHV women’s soccer ends season with loss to Lady Mustangs

The offense wasn’t there Saturday for the University of Houston-Victoria women’s soccer team.

The Jaguars were limited to just one shot on the day, while the University of the Southwest Lady Mustangs tallied single goals in each half for a 2-0 win in the opening round of the Red River Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Championships.

The Lady Mustangs (10-6-1) now advance to Thursday’s semifinals against No. 2 seed LSU-Alexandria at 1:30 p.m. at Texas A&M-Texarkana. Fifth-seeded LSU-Shreveport, a 2-1 winner over fourth-seeded A&M-Texarkana, will meet top-seeded Our Lady of the Lake in the other semifinal at 11 a.m. on Thursday. The RRAC title game is set for Friday at 5 p.m.

The Jaguars end their season at 9-7-2.

Elizabeth McDonald fired off the Jaguars’ lone shot in the game as the Jaguars were out shot by USW 29-1. Senior goalkeeper Amanda Bautista recorded 10 saves in her final game as a Jaguar.

Seniors Maria Grogan and Nathalia Canizalez also saw their final action as Jaguars.

USW’s Karla Parra tallied the Lady Mustangs’ first goal in the 16th minute, and Kristina Contratto added an insurance goal in the 50th minute. Priscilla Garca, who had 12 shots, including five on goal, had assists on both goals.

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