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Soccer Rallies to Ties UTSA

Megan Sherrell scored her first career goal in the tie.

Megan Sherrell scored her first career goal in the tie.

Sept. 4, 2007

Final Stats

WACO, Texas --- Trailing 2-1 with five minutes remaining, Baylor's Megan Sherrell found the back of the net to tie the score as the Bears and UTSA played to a 2-2 tie in action at the UTSA Sports Complex on Tuesday. The game was called in the 89th minute due to weather as the Bears moved to 2-0-1 on the season while UTSA improves to 0-1-1 on the year.

Baylor grabbed the early lead on Lauren Weathers goal in the 16th minute. On a cross from Sherrell, Weathers found the back of the net for her first goal of the season as Baylor went ahead, 1-0.

Veronica Najera tied the score in the 27th minute as Alli Dillon put the Roadrunners ahead in the 72nd minute of play with her first goal of the season. Chelsea Zimmerman picked up an assist on each goal as Baylor was scored upon for the first time this season.

However, the lead would not hold for the Roadrunners as Sherrell netted her first career goal to tie the contest with only 5:52 left to play. On a pass from Amanda McGrath, Sherrell found the back of the net to knot the score with only minutes remaining.

The assist by McGrath marked the third consecutive game the junior has scored a point as she leads the team with five points on the year.

Ashley Noah made five saves in net for the Bears as Rachel Francis and Kasi Hebert combined to record eight saves in net for the Roadrunners.

For the contest, Baylor held a decided, 21-14, advantage in shots while UTSA held a slight, 5-3 edge in corner kicks.

Baylor will return to action on Friday, Sept. 7, when the Bears travel to Jacksonville, Fla., to face Jacksonville at 6:00 p.m. in the Kick Out Cancer Classic.

 

 

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