Bloomington, Illinois - The second-ranked Trinity women's soccer team opened the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship with a tightly played 2-1 first-round victory over Mount Union (OH) College on Saturday.
Mount Union struck first in the game, scoring in the 12th minute of action, putting Trinity behind in a game for just the second time this season.
Yasmeen Farra scored what proved to be the game-winner in the 60th minute, knocking in a rebound goal for the Tigers.
The Tigers remained undefeated with a 21-0-0 record, while Mount Union finished its season with a 12-7-3 mark.
Yasmeen Farra scored her Tigers best 14th goal of the season, and also leads the team with seven game-winning goals.
Brigitte Taylor produced her seventh goal of the campaign, while Leeper is now tied for the Trinity lead with nine assists this year.
Trinity out-shot Mount Union 28-6 in the game, including a 16-2 advantage in the decisive second half.
The Tigers take on Hanover (IN) College in the second round of the tournament at 1:00 p.m. Sunday. The winner moves on to the next round of the NCAA Playoffs.