Second Half Outburst Pushes #4 Women's Soccer Past Dallas

Second Half Outburst Pushes #4 Women's Soccer Past Dallas

San Antonio - The fourth-ranked Trinity women's soccer team opened defense of its Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference title with a 5-0 victory over the University of Dallas on Sunday afternoon.

After the game, Head Coach Dylan Harrison and junior Meredith Licata talked about beginning conference play with a shutout win. (For mobile users, please click here for the video.)

MATCH SUMMARY

The only goal of the first half came on an own-goal by Dallas in the 13th minute of play.  Trinity's Jordan Leeper sent a free kick into the box, but a Dallas defender headed it into the net for the score.

The Tigers had a scoring outburst in the second half, hammering out four goals to get to the final score.

Meredith Licata openend the second half scoring in the 51st minute, then later assisted on the next goal to make it 3-0 Tigers in the 68th minute.  

Brigitte Taylor scored on the helper from Licata, while Melissa Chura also supplied an assist on the play.

In addition to assisting on Licata's goal, Julia Camp added a score of her own just a minute after the Taylor goal.  Camp was assisted by Jordan Leeper and Hannah Booher on a Tiger corner kick.

Hannah Hommel finished off the scoring on a goal with 16 seconds remaining.  Tierney Thomison and Katie Peth both had shots on goal that were saved but not controlled, and Hommel cleaned up with the rebound.

 

NOTABLES

Trinity remained undefeated at 5-0-0 overall, and stands at 1-0-0 in SCAC competition. Dallas dropped to 2-5-0 and 0-2-0 with the loss.

Licata, Camp, and Hommel each scored their second goals of the season.

Camp now has a team-leading four assists to her credit, while Leeper has amassed three. It also marked the second time this season Camp produced both a goal and an assist in the same game.

The taut Tiger defense did not allow the Crusaders to take a shot. By contrast, Trinity's potent offense recorded 41 total shots, and 12 on the mark.

Trinity and Dallas will meet again October 30 in Irving, Texas. The game will mark the final regular-season game of the campaign for the Tigers.

 

UP NEXT

The Tigers head to Belton, Texas, for a non-conference game against the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor on Tuesday, September 20, at 7:00 p.m.