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UMHB Men’s Soccer falls to No. 5 Trinity in NCAA Second Round

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Posted at 2:11 PM, Nov 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-12 15:11:14-05

SAN ANTONIO, Texas  – The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor men’s soccer team fought harsh weather conditions Sunday evening in San Antonio, falling 3-0 to No. 5 Trinity University and ending their run in the 2018 NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Championship Tournament.

Brady Johnston scored the game-winner for the Tigers in the 26th minute, netting an assist from Quentin Van Der Lee for a 1-0 Trinity advantage. The Tigers held that lead through halftime and the beginning of the second half before Van Der Lee found Ethan Moore for Trinity’s second goal in the 52nd minute. Liam Looney add one more for Trinity in the 75th minute, sealing the 3-1 win and Sweet 16 berth for the Tigers.

Seth Neveloff and Rolando Nieto led UMHB with three shots each as the Cru totaled 10 shots and four on goal. Trinity recorded 23 shots in the contest with eight shots on frame. Travis Aday took the loss in goal for UMHB, giving up three goals with four saves while Blake Lieberman earned the win in the net for Trinity, making three saves in the shutout.

UMHB ends its season at 16-4-1 after making its second consecutive trip to the NCAA playoffs. UMHB’s 2018 season ranks second in UMHB Division III program history in wins, goals (49), assists (36) and points (134). UMHB graduates six seniors including First Team All-ASC defenders Caleb Vandergriff and Steven Dang and Second Team All-ASC Goalkeeper Travis Aday.