The Austin College men's soccer team opened the 2014 campaign with a scoreless double overtime draw against East Texas Baptist University on Sunday afternoon. The 'Roos are now 0-0-1 as they head into a match at LeTourneau on Tuesday.
ETBU dominated in the shot category in the first half, firing 12 times compared to three for the 'Roos, but Austin College got five strong chances in the second half. However, neither team was able to get on the board, forcing the game into the first of two overtime periods.
Once again neither team was able to do much offensively in the first period, though each team got chances in the second overtime. ETBU had a chance to win at the last second, but Andrew Celio made the save just before the horn sounded to end the game.
Celio made 10 saves to earn the shutout for Austin College, which was out-shot 24-10 overall in the game.
Austin College athletic teams participate as a member of the NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.