Soccer

 

Cowboys One Win From ASC Tournament Bye

MARSHALL, Texas — Hardin-Simmons' men's soccer team beat East Texas Baptist 5-2 in American Southwest Conference action Friday evening at Cornish Field in Marshall.

The Cowboys jumped to a quick lead when Zach Johnson found Brayden Ellington for a goal just 40 seconds into the game. HSU received an own goal and Taylor Jackson scored on a corner kick to make it 3-0 at the 35:48 mark. 

ETBU received a Carey Thibodeaux goal and Matt Pitcock scored for the sixth time this season at 44:20 to make it 4-1 at halftime.

Robert Hornig scored in the 57th minute for HSU and Pete Fitzsimmons added the final goal of the game for ETBU in the 60th minute. 

HSU is now 9-4-3 on the year and 9-2-1 in ASC action. The Cowboys can claim the No. 2 seed in the ASC Tournament and a first round bye with a win over LeTourneau on Saturday. ETBU is now 4-13 overall and 4-8 in ASC play.

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