Palm Beach Sailfish Notch Shutout Over UT

Palm Beach Sailfish Notch Shutout Over UT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's soccer team fell to Sunshine State Conference opponent Palm Beach Atlantic.

MATCHUP
Final: Palm Beach Atlantic 2, Tampa 0
Records: Tampa Spartans (4-4, 2-2 SSC), Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish (6-1-1, 1-1-1 SSC)
Location: PBA SOCCER/LACROSSE FIELD || West Palm Beach, Fla. 
All-time Series: Tampa still leads PBA in all-time series at 11-1-1.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

1st Half | The Sailfish were on the board first with a goal that came in the 10th minute. Omar Thali and Rojay Smith attempted to put the Spartans on the board as they both had two shots each for the half. PBA defensive stood strong as they went into the half with the lead.  || PBA, 1-0

2nd Half | Palm Beach Atlantic came out of the half hot as they scored a quick goal that gave them a two-point lead. PBA stayed aggressive in the second half as they continued to outshoot Tampa 8-4. Tampa had no luck scoring as both Thali and Smith lead the team in shots with three each for the entire game. || PBA, 2-0

Inside the Stats:

  • Jack Richards finished with five saves.
  • Tampa had four fouls compare to 21 committed by Palm Beach Atlantic.

UP NEXT: The Spartans will travel to go up against conference rival Florida Southern on Wednesday, October 9. Kick-off will be at 7 PM.

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