Lady Chaps Soccer get the road win at Texas A&M International

Lady Chaps Soccer get the road win at Texas A&M International

GAME INFORMATION
Score: Lubbock Christian 5, Texas A&M International 0
Records: Lubbock Christian (7-2-3, 5-2-2), Texas A&M International (0-13-0, 0-9-0)
Location: Dustdevil Soccer Field, in Laredo, Texas
 
LCU HIGHLIGHTS
• LCU scores three goals in a span of 1:40 in the opening half.
• The Lady Chaps receive their first goals of the season from Erika Aviles and Brittany Guthrie.
• LCU's Sarah Palmer claimed her seventh shutout of the season to match a program single-season record.
 
HOW IT HAPPENED
• LCU scored four goals in the first half, with freshman Hollie Windham opening the scoring 11:29 into the contest.
• The three LCU goals in a span of 1:40 started 27:57 into the game with a goal by Aviles. Claudia Sanchez made it 3-0 with an unassisted goal 47 seconds following Aviles' goal. Haley Knesek converted on a penalty kick 53 seconds later to put LCU's lead at 4-0.
• The game's final goal with scored with 10:43 remaining and tallied by Guthrie.
 
GAME NOTES
• LCU recorded their seventh shutout win of the season, which matches a program single-season mark completed twice prior (most recently in 2014). The shutout was LCU's 37th shutout overall in program history. Palmer, who made two saves during the shutout, matched Lauren Story's 2014 single season program record for shutouts by a goalkeeper.
• Knesek produced her fourth career-high four-point game (second this season against TAMIU) and her two-assist game ties a program single-game record for a 21st time (third time she has completed the task). Her goal was her eighth of the season and all have come in conference action. Knesek also capitalized on LCU's 15th penalty kick in program history and their third attempt of the season, scoring the team's 14th penalty kick goal in program history. The attempt and conversion was her first in her LCU career.
• LCU outshot TAMIU 34-4 and on-goal 14-2. The 34 shots was a season high and the 14 on goal matched a season high. The 34 shots on the road also serves as the most on the road since posting 39 on Sept. 1, 2010 at McMurry (first road game in program history).
• Aviles and Guthrie each recorded their first goal of the season and the second of their careers. The two now give LCU 10 different goal scorers this season.
• The Lady Chaps move to 23-9-2 all-time in Heartland Conference games and 9-7-1 all-time in Heartland Conference road games. The win ended a six-game winless streak conference road games.
• With the win, LCU is 2-2-2 on the road this season and are 18-20-3 all-time on the road under head coach Alex Denning. Overall all-time, LCU is 28-30-5 on the road.
• The meeting was the fifth all-time meeting between the two programs and LCU remains unbeaten (5-0-0) against TAMIU. LCU has outscored TAMIU 19-0 all-time.
 
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
5: LCU scored five goals in the game. LCU had four goals on the road for the combined season in 2015. The road scoring mark was LCU's highest single-game road scoring mark since a 6-1 win Sept. 30 in Hobbs, New Mexico against Southwest (N.M.). It was a program record for their highest goal total in a conference road game.
 
UP NEXT
Lubbock Christian (7-2-3, 5-2-2) will head to San Antonio, Texas Saturday to face St. Mary's at 11 a.m.

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