SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 12, 2019) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) men's soccer team lost a close match against the University of the Incarnate Word (1-0). The Saints are 3-3-1 on the season, while the Cardinals are 3-1.
The Saints came up short against UIW in a fiery match. The starting goalkeepers for both teams were shown a red card at different times, forcing the Saints and Cardinals to make changes in net. The lone goal for the Cardinals was the result of a red card shown to Saints goalkeeper Keelin Garrity (SO/Katy, Texas). Kas Van Eekelen capitalized on the penalty kick on what would be the deciding goal. Both teams were also shown a yellow card and each had five shots.
49' – UIW – Kas Van Eekelen
Inside the box score
Leading the way for the Saints' offense was Samuel Villegas (FR/San Antonio, Texas) with three shots. Five different players led the Cardinals with one shot each.
Overall, the Saints tallied five shots, one on goal. UIW recorded five shots, three on goal.
Garrity tallied one save and was limited to 48:22 minutes of gameplay due to the red card. Joseph Baker (FR/Llantwit Major, Wales, U.K.) replaced Garrity and allowed one goal and made one save. He suffered the loss for the Saints.
UIW's Luis Garza was shown a yellow card at the 4th minute for fighting.
Garrity was shown a red card at the 49th minute.
UIW's Carlos Mercado was shown a red card at the 67th minute.
UIW's Lars Wilern was shown a yellow card at the 70th minute.
OLLU's Patrick Pye (SO/Norwich, Norfolk, U.K.) was shown a yellow card at the 81st minute.
Men's soccer will travel to Belton, Texas, to take on the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14.