The Austin College women's soccer team fell 7-0 to visiting Trinity University, currently ranked No. 3 in the nation, on Sunday afternoon. The 'Roos are now 4-6-1 overall and 2-2 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play this season.
Trinity wasted little time getting on the board, as Shelby Guenthardt scored the first of her two goals just 2:30 into the game. The score remained 1-0 until the 26th minute when Maggie Olvera scored, and three minutes later Stephanie Segovia tallied to send the Tigers into halftime leading 3-0.
The Tigers again scored quickly to start the second half, this time with Jennifer White scoring in the 48th minute, and 10 minutes later Shelby Hopkins found the back of the net to make it 5-0. Segovia notched her second goal in the 74th minute and Guenthardt got her second goal in the 83rd minute to make it a 7-0 final.
Emily Brockette made 12 saves for Austin College as the 'Roos were out-shot 35-5 in the game. The 'Roos head to California next weekend for a pair of games beginning with a match on Friday against UC-Santa Cruz.
Austin College athletic teams participate as a member of the NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.
About Austin College
Austin College is a leading national independent liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, making it the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original charter and name, the college is related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA). Recognized nationally for academic excellence in the areas of international education, pre-professional training, and leadership studies, Austin College is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope's influential book Colleges that Change Lives.