Cowboys Beat ETBU; Earn First Round ASC Tournament Bye

MARSHALL, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's soccer team beat East Texas Baptist 3-1 on Saturday night in American Southwest Conference action in Marshall.

The Cowboys secured the second seed and a first round bye in the ASC Tournament next week in Richardson.

Jorge Cerrillo scored in the 37th minute off an assist from Aaron Henry. Cerrillo struck again in the 53rd minute off an assist from Colyn Moore.

East Texas Baptist scored in the 68th minute on a David Jackson goal.

David Rice gave the Cowboys a 3-1 lead in the 79th minute, scoring off an assist from Preston Hillis.

Michael Vargas had five saves in goal for the Cowboys. ETBU outshot the Cowboys 13-11, but HSU had a 9-6 lead in shots on target.

The Cowboys are now 9-3-2 on the year and 7-1-2 in conference play. ETBU fell to 9-9 overall and 4-6 in ASC play.

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