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Hilltoppers fall to rival Patriots, 1-0

Published: October 22, 2011

AUSTIN, Texas – The St. Edward’s women’s soccer team fell to Dallas Baptist, 1-0, Saturday afternoon at Lewis-Chen Family Field.


In the first half St. Edward’s (11-2-1, 6-1-1 HC) took control of the match early on having multiple attacks on goal, and maintaining possession of the ball. Neither the Hilltoppers nor Dallas Baptist (11-4-1, 7-1-0 HC) could connect with the net before the end of the half.


The half would end with the Hilltoppers outshooting the Patriots 7-4.  


In the second half, the Patriots found the back of the Hilltopper net in the 60th minute when Hope Adams sent a low kick past goalkeeper Claire Tilton (Senior, Sugar Land, Texas).


St. Edward’s tried to turn up the heat, having multiple attacks on goal but came up short and were unable to capitalize.


St. Edward’s outshot the Patriots, 8-7. They also had three corner kicks compared to Dallas Baptist’s two.


The Hilltoppers will be back in action Thursday when they travel to take on longtime rival St. Mary’s at 4 p.m. in San Antonio. Live audio and stats will be available on the St. Mary’s Athletic Website.


As a member of NCAA Division II and the Heartland Conference, St. Edward’s, has captured 46 conference titles, advanced to the NCAA tournament 48 times and has produced 30 All-Americans and 24 Academic All-Americans since 1999.


Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is named among the top five "Up-and-Coming Universities" in the Western Region by its academic peers in a 2011 U.S. News & World Report survey. For eight consecutive years St. Edward's has been recognized as one of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report. St. Edward’s has also been named one of “America’s Best Colleges” by Forbes and the Center for College Affordability.


St. Edward's is a private, Catholic, liberal arts university of more than 5,400 students located in Austin, Texas. For more information on St. Edward’s University, visit http://www.stedwards.edu/athletics.

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