UTSA opens road trip with tie in FAU

Boca Raton, Florida. – late 87The tenth minute goal Kiran Singh UTSA led football to a 1-1 draw with Florida Atlantic Thursday night at FAU Football Stadium.

Facing another South American opponent who will also move to the American Athletic Conference next year, the Road Runners tied 1-1 with the Owls to make the series all-time 1-2-3.

The Roadrunners got off to a three-week run, with some valuable points in C-USA and they did just that as the tie counts for one point toward the conference standings.

“Our players did a great job executing our game plan tonight,” head coach Derek Bateman He said. “It can be said that against the first team in the league, our players remained focused and flexible all the way to the end. It took a total effort from the team to put in a good performance for such a massive result on the road!”

Although the FAU has been leading the UTSA in nearly every category, the teams were even in the right place. The Owls outperformed the Roadrunners by 12 shots (seven on goal) to seven shots (three on goal). Florida Atlantic had a 60 percent possession advantage. The Owls had three sneak calls on them, while the Roadrunners had none. Goalkeeper start Jill Schneider She scored the highest level of the season with six saves per match. Olivia Alvarez He led the team with two shots (one on goal).

In the first inning, the Owls outperformed the Roadrunners by five to two shots. UTSA had quite a few chances with a corner kick and two good shots at the net. Although the FAU had some chances as well with three corner kicks and three shots on target, the UTSA defense line prevented them from scoring. Sneijder scored three saves in the first 45 minutes of playing to lead the two teams to a 0-0 tie in the first half.

Anna Sutter Things started off on the right foot as she fired the first shot in the second half but didn’t quite find the net. FAU took a 1-0 advantage at 54The tenth Accurate as a method from Thelma Hermannsdottir made her enter. The Owls scored four shots, while the Roadrunners responded with three shots in the next 30 minutes after that.

in 84The tenth the moment, Marley Fry He came off the bench and had an immediate impact on the pitch. Just a few minutes later, Frye fought through the FAU’s defense and opened the door Kiran Singh To score a tie to equalize the score 1-1 at 87The tenth the moment. In the last few minutes, Boom scored two more shots and grabbed another corner kick, but UTSA kept them off the net, ending the match 1-1.

UTSA now scored at 6-2-2 overall (1-1-1 in C-USA), while FAU now sits at 5-3-3 overall (1-0-1 in C-USA play). The lottery awards the Roadrunners an extra point for four points overall in the conference standings.


UTSA: Kiran Singh (87 inch)
FAU: Thelma Hermannsdottir (54 min)

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The Roadrunners head to the Florida International in Miami on Sunday. Kickoff is set for 11 a.m. (CT) at FIU Soccer Stadium.


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