FNU MEN’S SOCCER TEAM INCREASES WIN STREAK TO FOUR AFTER WIN AGAINST HUSTON TILLOTSON UNIVERSITY

FNU soccer players ruddling up on the fieldAUSTIN, TX – Florida National University Men’s soccer team (8-2) defeated Huston Tillotson University as freshman’s Francisco Perkins and Pedro Navarro, and junior’s Manuel Villegas and George Perez helped to lift the Conquistadors past the Rams on Sunday night (Sep 22). The match was played at the Rams Stadium at Austin, Texas. With the win, FNU improves to 8-2 on the year while Huston Tillotson falls to 2-3 on the season.

BOX SCORE

INSIDE THE MATCH UP:

  • Score: Florida National University 4 x 1  Huston Tillotson University
  • Records: Florida National (8-2), Huston Tillotson University (2-3).
  • Location: Rams Stadium | Austin,Texas.

SCORING SUMMARY

  • 05:51 | FNU – Manuel Villegas (Florida National University)  1-0
  • 42:12 | FNU – Francisco Perkins (Pedro Navarro)  2-0
  • 49:11 | FNU – Pedro Navarro (Victor Ruiz)   3-0
  • 51:53 | HTU – R. Nija (D. Hernandez )  3-1
  • 56:36 | FNU – George Perez (Manuel Villegas)  4-1

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Florida National University scored first with Manuel Villegas. He stole the ball from the defender and scored.
  • Francisco Perkins scored FNU’s second goal of the match in a well organized corner play. Denilson de Almeida passed the ball to Pedro Navarro who crossed to Perkins to score FNU’s second goal.
  • FNU’s Goalkeeper Victor Ruiz assisted Pedro Navarro on Florida National third goal.
  • HTU scored one goal with R.Nija assisted by D. Hernandez.
  • George Perez, Who scored 2 goals in the previews game, scored FNU fourth goal of the match to give the win to the Conquistadors.
  • Furthermore, Florida National University lead the game in shots (11-8), shots on goal (8-4), corner kicks (2-0) while HTU led in and saves (4-3).

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:

  • FNU record is now 8-2 on the season.
  • FNU recorded its eighth win on the road this season.
  • FNU remain undefeated on the road this season.
  • Florida National out-shot HTU, 11-8.
  • Manuel Villegas has now 4 goals and 4 assists on the season.

WHAT’S NEXT

The Conquistadors will now face RV LSU Alexandria on Tuesday, September 24th  at 4:00 p.m. at Alexandria, LA.

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Ruy Castelo Branco – FNU – Sports Information Director
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