Women's Soccer

September 1, 2009

Tiger Women Blank Texas Lutheran Tuesday


San Antonio - The Trinity Tigers opened their 2009 campaign Tuesday with a 2-0 home shutout over the Texas Lutheran Bulldogs.

Trinity now stands at 15-2-1 in opening games since 1991. Sixth-year head coach Lance Key upped his record to 4-1-1 in season openers. Trinity and Texas Lutheran faced off for the seventh straight season, and the Tigers hold a 7-0 record in the series.

Tiger sophomore forward Abigail Loar put Trinity on the board with a first-half goal at 21:53. Senior midfielder Brianna Young provided the assist, as the Tigers led going into halftime.

Loar would prove to play an important role in the second half, as she fired an assist to senior forward Bekah Gabay, who scored in the 88th minute.

Tiger first-year goalkeeper Katie Garrett registered one save in the shutout. Marlena Ashby, a Texas Lutheran senior goalkeeper, allowed two goals but had 10 saves.

Trinity led 31-3 in shots, and held a 12-2 advantage on goal. In the corner kicks department, the Tigers led 8-3.

The Tigers will host Hardin-Simmons at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Head Coach Lance Key has begun his sixth season with the Tigers

2008 SCAC Newcomer of the Year Abigail Loar tallied a goal and an assist in Tuesday's season-opening victory over TLU


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