|LSU Shreveport (La.) (9-4-3/5-1-1)||0||1||1|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex (10-4-2/6-1-1)||2||0||2|
|San Antonio, TX|
|1||09:02||Luan Balestieri (Our Lady of the Lake (Tex)|
|1||44:33||Juan Martin Chica (Our Lady of the Lake (Tex)|
|2||55:05||Ross Staunton (LSU Shreveport (La.))|
|LSU Shreveport (La.)||Indv. Leaders||Our Lady of the Lake (Tex|
|#2 Ross Staunton - 1||Goals||2 Players (#9,#11) - 1|
|None||Assists||#27 Mitchell Medrano - 1|
|2 Players (#2,#12) - 2||Shots||#9 Luan Balestieri - 4|
|#97 Saul Ocampo - 8||Saves||#1 Keelin Garrity - 3|
|LSU Shreveport (La.)||Team Statistics||Our Lady of the Lake (Tex|
|8 (4)||Shots (on goal)||15 (10)|
SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 19, 2019) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) men's soccer team upset NAIA No. 16-ranked LSU-Shreveport (LSUS) 2-1 on Saturday. The Saints improve to 10-4-2 on the season and 6-1-1 in Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) play. LSUS drops to 9-4-3 overall and 5-1-1 in conference matchups. The Saints are currently in second place behind the University of Houston-Victoria and will play UHV in their final match of the season.
The match included a flurry of fouls that totaled to 34. There were also six yellow cards shown during the match.
The Saints scored early when Luan Balestieri (JR/Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) caught LSUS goalkeeper Saul Ocampo far out of his net and booted a 52-yard goal over his head. The tally breaks the Saints franchise record for farthest goal. Juan Martin Chica (SO/Cali, Colombia) put the Saints up 2-0 with a goal late in the first half at the 45th minute. Mitchell Medrano (JR/Baytown, Texas) picked up the assist on Chica's goal. The Pilots responded with a goal at the 56th minute, but the Saints held on to secure the victory.
10' – OLLU – Luan Balestieri
56' – LSUS – Ross Staunton
Inside the box score
Leading the way for the Saints' offense was Balestieri with four shots. Gledi Doda and Ross Staunton led LSUS with two shots each.
Overall, the Saints tallied 15 shots, 10 on goal. LSUA recorded eight shots, four on goal.
OLLU starting keeper Keelin Garrity (SO/Katy, Texas) made three saves and played the duration of the match.
LSUS' Ross Staunton was shown a yellow card at the 37th minute for unsportsmanlike behavior.
LSUS' Andres Carrasquilla was shown a yellow card at the 38th minute for a rough tackle.
OLLU's Juan Martin Chica was shown a yellow card at the 50th minute for a rough tackle.
OLLU's Raul Posadas (SR/Laredo, Texas) was shown a yellow card at the 61st minute for tripping.
LSUS' Hector Hernandez was shown a yellow card at the 66th minute for a rough tackle.
OLLU's Samuel Villegas (FR/San Antonio, Texas) was shown a yellow card at the 67th minute for a rough tackle.
Men's soccer travels to Victoria, Texas, to take on the University of Houston-Victoria on Oct. 26 at 3:30 p.m. for their final match of the season.