Baylor Soccer Posts 1-0 Shutout Win at Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas – Baylor soccer earned a 1-0 shutout win over Texas Tech on Sunday afternoon at Walker Soccer Complex.  The Bears (10-4-1, 3-1-1) needed only one goal to take down the Red Raiders (8-4-2, 1-3-0) for a perfect, six-point road weekend.


Both teams were even after the first period, but it was the Bears who found the back of the net in the second period.  In the 55th minute, Amanda Hoglund had the ball in the box and passed left to Julie James for a quick left-footed, straight on shot from 10 yards out to the top left corner for the 1-0 lead that stood.



*Baylor reached the 10-win plateau for the fifth time in the last seven years and 10th time in 21 seasons as a program.


*Baylor reached the four-win plateau in Big 12 play for the second straight season, fifth time in the last seven seasons and 11th time in 21 seasons as a program.


*Baylor is 6-4-0 on the road in 2016 and went 3-1-0 on its four-match road trip.


*Baylor is undefeated in 23 of its last 29 matches, dating back to the 2015 season.


*Baylor has 48 shutouts over the last four seasons (seven in 2016).

*Baylor is 38-2-3 when scoring first since 2013.


*Baylor leads the all-time series over Texas Tech, 14-5-3, and the teams tied in the last meeting in a 1-1 decision in Waco last season on Oct. 18, 2015.


*Baylor led Texas Tech in shots on goal (6-3) but trails in shots (14-12) and corner kicks (9-4).


*Sophomore midfielder Julie James scored her second goal of the season and sixth of her career for her ninth point of the season and 18th of her career.  The goal also marked her second game-winner of the season and fourth of her career.


*Sophomore forward Amanda Hoglund picked up her first assist of the season and third of her career for her fifth point of the season and 13th of her career.


*Junior goalkeeper Sara Martinson earned her ninth win of the season and 18th of her career.  Her season win total is now one ahead of her total from 2015, which ranks 10th all-time at Baylor.  Her career win total is now fifth all-time at BU.


*Martinson posted her fifth shutout of the season and 10th of her career.  Her season total is tied with her 2015 total, which ranks tied for 10th all-time at BU, while her career total is tied for fourth all-time in program history.


*Martinson made her 28th career start as goalkeeper to move into sixth all-time in career goalkeeper starts at BU.



6 – The amount of points Baylor earned in the Big 12 standings over the weekend.



“I thought we scored a great goal.  Defensively, we played great.  Texas Tech did a good job in the second half of putting pressure on us.  I’m proud of our girls for being road warriors again.  Six points on a road weekend doesn’t happen often in this league.  This is a good way to enter the home stretch, finally.” – Head Coach Paul Jobson



Baylor opens a three-match home stand with a 7 p.m. CT match against TCU on Friday in Waco at Betty Lou Mays Field.



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