|Our Lady of the Lake ( 6-2-2/3-1-1)||1||0||1|
|Texas A&M - Texarkana ( 0-9/0-5)||0||0||0|
|1||37:54||Tristan Pettit (Our Lady of the Lake)|
|Our Lady of the Lake||Indv. Leaders||Texas A&M - Texarkana|
|#17 Tristan Pettit - 1||Goals||None|
|#12 Norberto Lira - 1||Assists||None|
|#12 Norberto Lira - 5||Shots||#8 Nathaniel Stewart - 3|
|#1 Jorge Cavazos - 3||Saves||#50 Salvador Hernandez - 6|
|Our Lady of the Lake||Team Statistics||Texas A&M - Texarkana|
|12 (7)||Shots (on goal)||7 (3)|
TEXARKANA, TEXAS (Oct. 6, 2018) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) men's soccer team snuck by Texas A&M University – Texarkana (TAMUT) to win 1-0. The Saints improve to 6-2-2 overall and 3-1-1 in the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC), while the Eagles drop to 0-9 overall and 0-5 in conference.
Head Coach Shane Hurley commented, "We played consistently well during the first half, and the team scored a high quality goal. Norberto Lira's quality service was matched by a terrific header by Tristan Pettit. Our defense worked very hard to keep our lines connected and gaps tight, a big improvement."
The Saints are 3-0 against TAMUT.
The Saints outshot the Eagles 10-3 in the first half. Norberto Lira started the game with a shot that went wide. Scott Couper (JR/Glasgow, Scotland) followed with a shot that went high. The Eagles had several shots that came close, but were deflected by Saints keeper Jorge Cavazos (SR/McAllen, Texas). At the 38th minute Tristan Pettit found the net on a pass from Lira to give the Saints the 1-0 lead and win.
Inside the box score
The Saints took 12 shots, seven on goal, while the Eagles took seven shots, three on goal. Lira led the way for OLLU with five shots, three on goal. Charbel Elbayeh (FR/San Antonio, Texas) took two shots, one on goal. Nathaniel Steward took three shots, one on goal, for the Eagles.
Cavazos saved three for the Saints, and TAMUT keeper Salvador Hernandez saved six.
The Eagles tallied 12 fouls, while OLLU had five overall.
The Saints will host the University of the Southwest on Oct. 11.