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Baylor Soccer Wins Fifth Straight, Shuts Out Colorado College

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Baylor soccer won 2-0 over Colorado College Sunday afternoon at Stewart Field.  In getting their fifth straight win and 200th in program history, the Bears (5-4-1) used two first-half goals to topple the Tigers (2-6-1).

BU's first goal was set up by a pass from Sarah King to Lauren Piercy at the top of the box.  Piercy then fired a 23-yard strike to the top-right corner in the 20th minute.

In the 37th minute, a long pass by Piercy over the top of the defense found Jackie Crowther on the left side of the box for a chip shot over the keeper, and a 2-0 lead.  From there, the Bears closed it out with stellar defense and ball control.

NOTES
*Baylor earned its 200th win (200-135-43) since the program started in 1996.

*Baylor has won five matches in a row for the first time since Aug. 23 - Sept. 6, 2013 (five straight wins).

*Baylor has scored 21 goals and allowed two in its last five matches.

*Baylor has 38 shutouts over the last three seasons, and three in 2015.

*Baylor leads the all-time series over Colorado College 2-1-1.

*Baylor led Colorado College in shots (14-3), shots on goal (4-2) and corner kicks were even (2-2).

*Baylor has led its opponent in shots and shots on goal in nine of its 10 matches this season.

*Baylor is 25-2-1 when scoring first since 2013 and 5-0-0 in 2015.

*Freshman Sarah King picked up her team-high eighth assist of the season and has eight in her last five games - she now ranks tied for fourth all-time at BU in assists by a freshman.

*Freshman Lauren Piercy scored her fourth goal of the season, second game-winner and second game-winner in a row, and had her second assist.

*Freshman Jackie Crowther netted her second goal of the season.

*Sophomore Sara Martinson tallied her fifth career win, fourth in a row and second career shutout.

STAT OF THE GAME
200 - The amount of wins Baylor has since the program started in 1996 - a span of 378 matches.

QUOTE OF THE GAME
"Anytime you can go on the road against two quality opponents and get two wins, you can't be anything but happy about that.  I'm proud of our effort vs. two tough teams, it was a great weekend.  Today, I was really proud of how hard we played for 90 minutes.  We did not back down or let up.  Colorado College is a better team that their record says, they are a quality team that made some great adjustments in the second half and made us play tough." - Head Coach Paul Jobson

WHAT'S NEXT
The Bears begin Big 12 play with a home match against Oklahoma State next Friday at 7 p.m. CT.
 

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