Lubbock, Texas – Despite two good looks in the second half of the Red Raiders, Texas Tech’s four-game unbeaten streak was halted by a 2-0 hand in the 25th Texas at the John Walker Soccer Complex on Sunday afternoon.
Trinity Byers shined for the Longhorns (7-1-3, 1-0-1 Big 12), scoring both goals for the team without an assist.
“We’ve played very well all season, so it was a bit of a reality check,” said the head coach. Tom Stone Said. “The result of the game is disappointing. The best player on the field in Texas was given an early scoring chance. You can’t let that go. We had some chances in the second half, including a ball off the crossbar. And a breakaway that we couldn’t finish.”
The sophomore was 1-1 with Texas Tech’s goaltender after a wrong pass attempt landed at Byars’ feet Madison White Scored the first goal of the afternoon in the 5th minute.
Despite scoring on 2 of 5 attempts by the Red Raiders (4-2-4, 0-1-1 Big 12), the Longhorns broke 1-0. I was.
Less than ten minutes into the second half, Byers again used footwork to fend off three Tech defenders to give Texas a 2–0 lead.
But Tech kept fighting. in 69th In the 1st minute, the Red Raiders’ offense pressed to create scoring opportunities. Giselle Kozalski The bullet I fired was blocked and landed at my feet Ashley WilliamsWilliams tried to clear it again but hit the crossbar.
at 75th Minutes, Tech’s offense appeared to have another breakthrough Macy Schultz Despite going into an open room, a goalkeeper’s save from the Longhorns kept the match 2–0.
In the loss, White made a season-high seven saves. Sr. now has 171 career saves, making him just shy of claiming sixth on Tech’s all-time career saves record.
Texas Tech hits the road for the first time in conference play to face Oklahoma State and Oklahoma.Thursday night kickoff from Stillwater is set for 7pm