Unranked Dallas Baptist delivers first loss of season to No. 3 St. Edward's
DALLAS, Texas -- Seeking to avenge their Sept. 15 loss, the Dallas Baptist Patriots hosted No. 3 St. Edward's, pinning a 2-1 defeat on the undefeated Hilltoppers. The Patriots move to 9-2-0 with the win, improving to 3-1-0 in Heartland Conference play.
The Patriots struck first in the contest, with Danielle Presley knocking in her team-leading ninth goal of the season, on an assist from Mia Romo. Both defenses took control until 25 minutes into the second half when Lauren Heller finished a header for St. Edward's tying the game on an assist from Mikayla Engel.
Less than three minutes later, just moments after entering the game, Lindsey Eccles sent a crossing pass to Ashley Cox, who knocked in her fifth goal of the season, putting the Patriots ahead for good.
Kerry Edwards started and worked the full game in goal for DBU, allowing one goal and registering two saves. Overall, DBU outshot SEU 9-8 with five shots on target, compared to three for the visitors.
Danielle Licarione earned three saves and allowed two goals. Heller put one shot on goal, a strike from 20 yards out which was deflected high by Edwards.