SAN ANTONIO, Texas - A shootout was the deciding factor in the second SCAC quarterfinal game between Dallas and Texas Lutheran where the Crusaders lived to advance to the semifinal match. Dallas' win over TLU marks the first time in SCAC women's soccer tournament history that both lower seeds upset their opponents in quarterfinal matches with Schreiner upsetting fourth-ranked Centenary earlier in the day.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Texas Lutheran outshot Dallas 29-15.
- The Bulldogs also held an 11-4 advantage in corner kicks.
- Dallas was the only team to hold a lead during the match.
- Bailey Nimtz of TLU put away two equalizing goals to keep the Bulldogs in contention.
- The Crusaders prevailed 4-2 on penalty kicks.
TEXAS LUTHERAN STATISTICAL STANDOUTS
- Bailey Nimtz (CM): 2 goals, 4 shots, 3 shots on goal
- Jessica Coronado (MF): 2 shots, 2 shots on goal
- Stephanie Barrientos (GK): 120:00 minutes, 7 saves
UNIVERISTY OF DALLAS STATISTICAL STANDOUTS
- Le Lein (MF): 1 goal, 2 shots, 2 shots on goal
- Sydney Stirling (MF): 1 goal, 1 shot, 1 shot on goal
- Olivia Severson (GK): 120:00 minutes, 13 saves
- The meeting was the first between the two teams since 2014 where Texas Lutheran was the 1-0 victor.
- The PK shootout was the fifth in the history of the SCAC Women's Soccer Tournament.
- Texas Lutheran will not advance after its first tournament game for the first time in its history.
- Dallas will make its third semifinal appearance as member of the SCAC.
Dallas (2-8-3) advances to semifinal match where they will play No. 2 Southwestern at 1:30 p.m. CT. Southwestern swept Dallas in the regular season (3-0 on Oct. 21 and 1-0 in OT on Oct. 26).