Soccer defeats Texas A&M Corpus Christi in home opener


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Lauren Prater, sophomore forward, runs toward the ball Aug. 29 at Bobcat Soccer Complex where Texas State claimed a 2-0 victory over Texas A&M Corpus Christi.

The Texas State soccer team defeated the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Islanders Friday night, 2-0, in the first all-time meeting between the teams. The Bobcats have allowed one goal this season, with two shutouts. 

Tori Hale, senior forward, scored her second goal in three games in the 12th minute, assisted by Jourdan Brown, senior midfielder. Kassi Hormuth, freshman forward, recorded her second goal of her career in the 60th minute.

Hale and Hormuth have accounted for all four goals this season.

The Bobcats dominated time of possession as they outshot the Islanders 8-1 in the first half and 22-4 in the game, with eight shots on goal.

The Bobcats, 2-0-1 overall, return to action on Sunday against Northwestern State at 1 p.m.