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HBU Athletic Media Relations Department
Patty Walrath makes three saves; Ellee Hall records shot on goal
WACO, TEXAS (August 24, 2014) Baylor scored goals early in the second half and late in the game, as the Bears defeated visiting HBU, 2-0, Sunday afternoon at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field.
Freshman Ellee Hall recorded HBU’s (0-2-0) lone shot attempt, which was on target. Senior Ally Murphy and junior Blake Martin played all 90 minutes in the field. Senior Patty Walrath made three saves and allowed two goals between the pipes.
Justine Hovden led Baylor (2-0-0) with five shots, as she and Alexa Wilde had two shots on goal apiece. Michelle Kloss started in goal. Sara Martinson earned the win as she played the second half and made one save.
There was no scoring as the teams entered halftime. Walrath made two saves in the opening frame.
Hovden got the Bears on the board in the 53rd minute, as she ran down the right side and scored. Natalie Huggins gave Baylor some insurance with an unassisted tally in the 84th minute, as the ball was deflected in the box and Huggins scooped it up and kicked it into the back of the net for a 2-0 lead.
HBU heads west next weekend to play New Mexico State Friday, Aug. 29 at 5 pm central. The Huskies end their road trip at UTEP Sunday, Aug. 31 at 2 pm central.