#2 Tiger Women's Soccer Beats Schreiner to Reach SCAC Title Game

#2 Tiger Women's Soccer Beats Schreiner to Reach SCAC Title Game

Kerrville, Texas - The second-ranked Trinity women's soccer team advanced to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship with a 1-0 victory over Schreiner (TX) University in Saturday's SCAC Semifinals.



Julia Kelly converted a corner kick from Jordan Leeper for the game's only goal, which came in the 39th minute of Saturday afternoon's game.

Trinity out-shot Schreiner 29-2 in the game, including an 18-0 margin in the first half.  



Trinity improves its record to 19-0-0 this season with the win, while Schreiner falls to 9-8-3 overall.

Today's game was the first meeting for Trinity against Schreiner in SCAC Tournament play.  The Tigers are 13-1-1 all-time in the SCAC Tournament, getting both the loss and the tie in 1991.

The Tigers have reached the final in each of the eight SCAC Tournaments in conference history, going 6-1-0 over the first seven.

Trinity is seeking its eighth consecutive SCAC Championship, as well as shooting for the program's 21st overall conference title.

Julia Kelly's game-winning goal was her seventh score this season, and she is now second on the team with three game-winners this year.

Jordan Leeper picked up her eighth assist of the season, which is second among all Tiger players in 2016.  Leeper is now tied for 16th in school history with the 21st assist of her career.

Janie Thompson scored her sixth shutout of the season, as well as the 15th overall for the Tiger team this year.  She had a pair of second-half saves to keep Schreiner off the scoreboard, and preserve the shutout.



Trinity will face off against Southwestern (TX) University in tomorrow's SCAC Championship game.  Schreiner is hosting the weekend tournament, and Sunday's championship is scheduled for a 1:00 p.m. kickoff.