Southwestern University Pirates vs. East Texas Baptist University Tigers
Saturday, Sep. 7, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. | Georgetown, Texas
Series Record: Southwestern 1, ETBU 0
The Southwestern University Pirates (2-0) and East Texas Baptist University Tigers (1-1) meet for only the second time in the history of the respective programs. The Pirates previously came away with a 4-1 victory on Aug. 30, 2008.
East Texas Baptist University
2018 Record: 8-8-1
American Southwest Conference Poll: 7th
at #18 Trinity University L, 0-4
at Schreiner University W, 2-1 (OT)
None Played Yet.
The East Texas Baptist University Tigers enter the season under the direction of new head coach Kristin Cox, who spent the previous three seasons as an assistant.
Plenty of continuity still exists, however, with 20 players returning to the team, including All-ASC players Kibriana Bonner (Third Team), Briana Mickshaw (Third Team), Raegan Kappler (Third Team), and Ashleigh Rondon (Second Team).
Rondon led the Tigers in goals (8) and assists (5), totaling 24 points as a sophomore last season, kicking game-winners against Sul Ross State and Louisiana College. Kappler was second with five goals and four assists for a total of four points.
Goals: #22 Kayla Nichols 1 (3 shots); #10 Riley Broughton 1 (1 shot)
Points: #22 Kayla Nichols 2; #10 Riley Broughton 2
Game-Winners: Riley Broughton: 1
Goalie(s): #1 Maddie Rea — Goals allowed: 5; Saves: 8; SavePct .615
2018 Record: 11-6
SCAC Polls: 2nd
The Southwestern University Pirates picked up where they left off last season, earning two shutout victories at home, defeating Sul Ross State and conference newcomer St. Thomas University.
Southwestern returns First Team All-SCAC players Mary Cardone and Romie Reyna, along with Second Team All-SCAC Mallory Harkins and Hallie Rutherford, and Honorable Mention All-SCAC returnees Hanna Sanderson and Maya Fuller. Cardone was named the SCAC Defensive Player of the Week in Week 1 for her 12 saves in two shutout victories.
Assists: #13 Juliet Pridgen 1
Game-Winners: #24 Romie Reyna 1
Goalie(s): #1 Mary Cardone — Goals allowed: 0; Saves: 12; SavePct. 1.000