BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS (Oct. 27, 2012) -- The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) women's soccer team suffered its fourth consecutive shutout Saturday afternoon after the University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB) won 2-0.
The loss results in a fifth-place finish and a spot in the playoffs for the Saints in the Red River Athletic Conference with a 6-3-1 record and 8-8-1 overall. UTB has won the conference with an undefeated 9-0-1 record and 11-3-1 overall. Second place Northwood finishes at 7-1-2 and 11-4-2 overall. Texas Wesleyan University (7-2-1/10-5-2) finishes in third place, and LSU-Shreveport (6-3-1/8-8-1) ends in fourth place.
Stephanie Diaz led the Saints in shooting with two. Teegan Luckemeyer was the only other Saint to get a shot in. The Lady Scorpions out shot the Saints 19-3. Saints' keeper Alyssa Mora recorded five saves for the Saints.
OLLU will prepare for the first round of playoffs which take place on Nov. 3. More information on location and time will be provided when it becomes available.
The NAIA Champions of Character program aims to instill five core values in NAIA athletes, coaches: respect, responsibility, integrity, servant leadership, and sportsmanship. Our Lady of the Lake University shares and supports these values and strives to promote the Champions of Character program by working with students, coaches through our Champions of Character educational program. For more information on the Champions of Character program, click here: www.championsofcharacter.org.
Luis A. Lárraga
Sports Information Assistant