OLLU Men played twice this week, first traveling to Dallas on the 22nd to play the University of Dallas running out 4-0 winners, Thomas Flores scored two goals, continuing his good form, Salim Sandoval and Jack Martinez were the other scorers. It was then a rematch with the University of Houston-Victoria, where they turned around last week’s draw to win 2-1 in their last non-conference game of the year. Sandoval scored twice to put the Saints 2-0 up, both off his head. It was a tense finish as the equalizer went in with 30 minutes remaining but OLLU were able to hold on.
OLLU Women remained undefeated as they demolished the University of Houston – Victoria 6-1 in a rematch. The saints lead 3-0 at half time with two goals from Alisa Bernal and one from Hannah Collazo. It didn’t take long in the second half as the Saints went out to a 5-0 lead by the 56th minute with two goals through Amanda Bonds. It was the visitors who scored a consolation goal next before Nicole Gase scored the final goal of the match.
St. Mary’s Men traveled to Austin on Friday to take on St. Edward’s resulting in a 1-0 win through 65th minute Danny Kelly goal. It was a San Antonio derby on Sunday as they took on UIW Men who won 3-0 at UIW with goals through Jesus Cortez, Callum Riley and Troy Thompson. It was an early start for UIW with Cortez scoring in the 5th minute, and they never looked back.
St. Mary’s Women played midweek in Lubbock against Lubbock Christian University as they went to a win in the second period of Extra Time. It was Leia Kirch who scored in regular time, before Emilie Snelson scored the winner in the 107th minute. It was then on to West Texas A&M where they managed a 2-2 draw with Corlia Hernandez and Melinda Gentry scoring.
Trinity Men kept their winning streak intact defeating Rhodes 4-1. Zach Garcia opened the scoring before Brian Hines, Alan Castillejos and Nima Nideri scored. Trinity only gave up the goal on a penalty kick and were able to hold Rhodes to one shot.
Trinity Women opened their title defense in stunning fashion defeating Hendrix College 5-0. It was Abby Loar who opened the scoring with an assist from Jordan Azar, before they swapped roles 7 minutes later for the second goal of the match. Samantha Atkins gave Trinity a 3-0 Half time lead. Kelly Watts scored early in the second half and Loar scored her second goal late in the match. It was then to Rhodes on Sunday, where they managed a perfect start to the season winning 2-1 with Tara Sparks and Loar scoring to give Trinity a 2-0 lead in the 50th minute, with Rhodes only able to earn an 89th minute consolation goal.
UIW Women ended their losing streak with a 3-3 draw against Texas Permian-Basin with all their scoring coming in the first half, after giving up an own goal, they scored through Kelsey Asher, Cassidy Ballantyne and Sarah Hernandez.
UTSA Women suffered a disappointing 4-1 defeat to TCU in their last non-conference game of the season, however were up beat heading into their conference campaign with their coach declaring they will be champions. For a full wrap up of this match head to the UTSA Roadrunners examiner page or follow the link below.