UTSA and Texas Tech each took home “Game of The Century” honors as the two schools beat each other in the Texas Tech/Texas A&M game Saturday.
UTSA, the nation’s sixth-ranked women’s soccer team, edged Texas Tech (2-0-0) 2-1 in the championship game.
UT-TECH finished with 16 goals and 12 assists for the game.
The Aggies scored on six different chances in the game and set a school record for goals scored in a single game.
Texas Tech (1-1-0), led by star striker Keelin Winters, had three players score for the Aggies.
Alyssa Gomes scored a goal and Anissa Dillard also scored the match-winner for the Yellow Jackets.
The Yellow Jackets made six changes to the starting lineup for the contest.
Ariel Rodriguez, who started the contest, came off the bench to play left back for the third time this season.
The Aggies were able to get two goals from a free kick to open the scoring early in the second half.
UT’s Cristy Guzmán, who had four goals and five assists in the season opener, put in a solid performance on the right side of the pitch.
She also found the back of the net twice on the left side of midfield.
Guzmáran also played a key role in the Aggie offense as she was able to score the game-winning goal in the 68th minute.
The goal came after Guzmarón received the ball from a defender who was being tackled in the penalty area and whipped the ball in from the right edge of the box.
UT was able not only to score in the 89th minute, but also to get on the board in the 88th minute and the match was tied at 2-2 at the half.
Guzmaán finished the match with nine goals on the season.UT’s other goal came from the penalty spot in the 71st minute.
Texas Tech forward Melissa Hernandez received the pass from a defensive player and dribbled toward goal.
Hernandez beat her defender, got the ball and sent it through the legs of goalkeeper Kim Koo.
The ball hit the top of the crossbar and was turned into the back post for Hernandez’s goal.
The game ended in a 1-1 tie.
Texas A & M (0-1) took the lead in the 42nd minute.
A& M goalkeeper Emily Eaves made a good save on an offside play and pulled the ball away from the A&-M defender to score.
A-M was able, however, to tie the score at 2 in the 66th minute with a free-kick.
The A&Ms goal came off of a freekick.