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Women's Soccer Holds Off Schreiner for 1-0 Victory

Women's Soccer Holds Off Schreiner for 1-0 Victory

The Austin College women's soccer team got a goal from Abby Saizow late in the first half and that would be all they would need as the 'Roos held off Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Schreiner University for a 1-0 win on Friday afternoon. The 'Roos are now 3-8 overall and 2-3 in conference play. 

Austin College dominated play for the majority of the game, holding a 12-6 shot advantage in the first half and out-shooting the Mountaineers 8-2 after halftime. Saizow scored after taking a pass and slicing through a pair of defenders to find the net in the 39th minute of action, and Franchesca Lozoya made three saves to earn the shutout victory. 

The 'Roos are back in action on Sunday when they host Texas Lutheran University at 12:00 p.m. 

Austin College athletic teams participate as a member of the NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. 

About Austin College 

Austin College is a leading national independent liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, making it the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original charter and name, the college is related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA). Recognized nationally for academic excellence in the areas of international education, pre-professional training, and leadership studies, Austin College is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope's influential book Colleges That Change Lives.