Southwestern Shuts Down Colorado College to Advance to SCAC Championship

Southwestern Shuts Down Colorado College to Advance to SCAC Championship

GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern knocked off second-seeded Colorado College on Saturday afternoon, 1-0, advancing to the SCAC Tournament Championship for the first time since the 2013 season and third time in program history. Official Championships Website | Postgame Interview | Tournament Stats | Semifinal Photo Album 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Brendan Dauth scored the lone goal of the game in the 23rd minute of game. 
  • Colorado College held an edge in both shots, 11-10 and corner kicks, 4-2.
  • Alan Carr posted his second-straight shutout of the tournament making four saves on the day.
  • On a windy afternoon 14 of the combined 21 shots, all six corner kicks and the lone goal came on the wind aided side of the field.

SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS

  • Brendan Dauth: 1 goal, 2 shots, shots on goal
  • Alex Newell: 2 shots, 1 shot on goal
  • Alan Carr: 4 saves, 0 goals allowed 

COLORADO COLLEGE STATISTICAL STANDOUTS

  • Will Mallory: 4 shots, 2 shots on goal
  • Skyler Stark-Ragsdale: 2 shots, shots on goal
  • Keller Mochel: 3 saves, 1 goal allowed

NOTABLES

  • The victory sends Southwestern to the SCAC Tournament Final for the third time in program history and the first time since 2013.
  • Southwestern improves to 7-7-1 all-time in SCAC Tournament history.
  • The Pirates run out of the quarterfinals to the SCAC Championship marks just the third time in conference history a team has accomplished that feat. Southwestern was the last team to make such a run back in 2012.
  • Southwestern heads into Sunday's SCAC final riding a shutout streak of just over 322 minutes, dating back to its 2-1 win over Dallas on October 26th. 
  • Colorado College falls to 13-6-1 overall on the season. The loss drops CC to 4-7-1 all time in SCAC Tournament competition.

UP NEXT

By defeating Colorado College, Southwestern University (12-5-2) will face top-seeded Trinity University in tomorrow's championship at 1:00 CST. Southwestern and Trinity met once earlier in the season with the Tigers earning a 3-1 victory on October 2nd. This will be the third meeting between Southwestern and Trinity in SCAC Tournament history with the two previous meetings both coming in the conference championship (2012 and 2013). 

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