Lindenwood earns first undefeated regular season in program history
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- No. 4 Lindenwood closed out its 2013 regular season with a 3-1 win against Rogers State on Sunday afternoon.
It didn't take the Lions long to start the scoring. Just seven minutes in Ignacio Romero scored after a perfect efrom Aris Nukic. The goal was the lone of the opening half and the Lions headed into the break up by one.
The second half started off quickly for Lindenwood as well. Mauricio Medina scored just 40 seconds into the final half. Rogers State got within a goal in the 74th minute when Nathan Garcia snuck a shot by the Lindenwood defense.
Just five minutes later, the Lions regained the two-goal lead after Mitchell Hunt scored his second goal of the season.
Fermin Hughes started in the net and stopped both shots he saw. Alex Tiesenhausen replaced Hughes in the second half and made one save while surrendering one goal.
Lindenwood ended the season with an overall record of 16-0-2. The undefeated regular season was the first in program history.
No. 7 Midwestern State 3, Houston-Victoria 0
WICHITA FALLS, Texas -- Midwestern State moves to 11-3-2 on the season after defeating NAIA team Houston-Victoria 3-0 on Sunday at home.
B.A. Catney began the scoring for Midwestern State in the eighth minute off of a rebound.
Len Smith and Kalen Ryden upped the score to 3-0 well into the second half. Smith's goal was assissted by Chase Robertson and Idrissa Camara. Ryden scored after a foul on Houston Victoria's Taylor Gordon.
Houston-Victoria took six shots in the game and only one was on goal.
Nick Petolick earned the win in the goal for Midwestern after making one save. In goal for Houston-Victoria was Henrik Hundesrugge who earned four saves in the game.