Georgetown, Texas – Trinity's 20th-ranked women's soccer team defeated the University of Dallas (TX) 2-0 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Semifinals on Saturday afternoon.
The Tigers controlled the game throughout, holding a distinct 28-1 advantage in total shots and an 8-0 lead in corner kicks. Trinity also had 18 shots on goal among its 28 total shots, while Dallas had just one.
The teams played a scoreless first half as Dallas recorded seven saves to keep the Tigers off the board in the opening period.
Just shy of 11 minutes into the second half, Molly Sheridan broke up the shutout with her first of two goals and the eventual game-winner.
Her second came almost exactly nine minutes later on a corner kick from Nyah Shepherd to put Trinity ahead 2-0 with just over 25 minutes left in the game.
Trinity did not allow a shot in the second half of play.
Trinity improved to 15-3-0 with the victory, which was the 19th consecutive SCAC Tournament win in program history.
The game marked the fifth consecutive shutout in SCAC Tournament play, as well as the third win in three chances against Dallas in tournament play.
Trinity has reached the finals in 11 consecutive SCAC Tournaments and has not lost in the postseason event since 1991.
Prior to the game, the Tigers were honored as the SCAC Regular Season Champions.
Molly Sheridan scored two goals for the second consecutive game and is now third on the team with six scores this season. She is also now tied for the team lead with three game-winning goals.
Nyah Shepherd provided her 10th assist of the season, leaving her one short of reaching the top 25 in school history for assists in a single season.
Paige Wallace recorded her seventh shutout of the season in the win, recording a save on the only shot the Tiger defense allowed in the game.
The Tigers will face off against tournament host Southwestern (TX) University in the SCAC Championship game at 1:00 p.m.