BELTON – The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor women’s soccer team routed LeTourneau University 11-0 Saturday evening in Belton. The Cru advanced to 12-3 on the season and 6-3 in American Southwest Conference action, while LeTourneau fell to 1-17 overall and 0-9 in conference play.
Allison Porter opened scoring up for the Cru with an assist from Kathryn Parker. Ashley Teague gave the Cru a 2-0 advantage before Jessie Simmons responded for a 3-0 UMHB advantage going into halftime. Simmonds, Teague and Porter all added goals in the second half, along with Maizey Cardy, Courtney Godwin, Irelie Riggle and Parker.
Porter, Riggle, Simmonds and Teague all had two-goal performances while Godwin and Parker each added one. Parker recorded four assists, followed by Briana Hester’s two. Gabby Gonzales and Riggle each added one. Parker led the Cru with seven shots while Hester, Porter and Simmonds each added four. Abbigail Minnix recorded the win in the net for UMHB, recording two saves.
UMHB also honored four seniors from the 2013 team, Alison Bullock, Maizey Cardy, Eliza Faillace and Courtney Ferguson. The Cru returns to action Thursday afternoon with a 5 p.m. match at Concordia University. UMHB will also compete in the American Southwest Conference tournament beginning Nov. 7th. The site of postseason play has yet to be determined.