AUSTIN -- The
UT Tyler men’s and women’s soccer teams traveled to Austin on Tuesday for a rare early-week
contest with American Southwest Conference foe Concordia,
splitting the matches with the Tornadoes as the Patriots’ men won, 2-0, and the women
dropped a close game.
16th-ranked UT Tyler men (10-2, 7-1 ASC) continued their winning
streak with an 2-0 shutout over the Tornadoes, led by junior Chris Powell.
the 20th minute, Powell gave the Patriots the lead after receiving a
long throw-in from Jake Urbaniak which he put in the back of the net for the
made sure the Tornadoes were unable to answer by adding a beautiful insurance
goal in the 80th minute, beating several Concordia defenders for his
second goal of the match.
Patriots out-shot the Tornadoes, 29-9, while totaling eight corner kicks to
finished his stellar match with six shots on goal and Elijah Shipman had three
the women’s game, the Patriots (8-5, 7-2 ASC) were unable to put the ball in
the back of the net and were shutout for the first time in six matches. UT Tyler’s impressive defensive shutout
streak also ended in the loss.
(9-4, 7-2 ASC) scored the only goal of the match in the 73rd minute,
when the long through ball by Axita Patel found Kendall Williams in stride who
scored her eighth goal of the season.
teams registered double digit totals in shots, the Patriots with 14 while the
Tornadoes tallied 23.
Paige Harris finished with 12 saves, while junior Charity Shipman led the team
with two shots on goal.
teams will be back in action on Thursday, hosting Centenary at the Citizens 1st
Bank- Perkins Soccer Complex. The women will play at 5 p.m. followed by the men
at 7 p.m.