DALLAS -- The Houston Soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision to conference rival SMU in its regular season finale, Thursday night at Westcott Field.
HOW IT HAPPENED
SMU scored the lone goal of the game inside the seventh minute on a deflection off the crossbar. Houston would hold the SMU offense scoreless for the remainder of the first half, cutting short six first half corner kicks from the Mustangs.
The Cougars would come out aggressively in the second frame, earning four corner kicks and outshooting SMU 6-4. Although Houston would come close on several shot attempts they were not able to find the back of the net.
BEHIND THE NUMBERS
- Jazmin Grant led Houston with four shots, one on target.
- Three Cougars recorded one shot each.
- Rachel Estopare played every minute in goal for Houston, racking up six total saves.
- Houston closes out the season with at 7-9-1 overall and 3-6-0 in conference play.
- The Cougars are now 0-15-2 all-time against SMU.
- Houston posted its best record since the 2012 season when the Cougars went 7-9-3 overall and 3-4-3 in conference action.
- Grant had four shots or more in a game for the fourth time this season.
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