Spartans Open SSC Play With Win

Spartans Open SSC Play With Win

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's soccer team played to a 1-0 victory over visiting Barry University in its 2019 Sunshine State Conference opener.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: Tampa 1, Barry 0
Records: University of Tampa Spartans (1-4, 1-0 SSC) vs. Barry University Buccaneers (0-4, 0-1 SSC)
Location: Pepin Stadium || Tampa, Fla.
All-time Series: Barry now leads the all-time series 19-10-3 as the Spartans ended a five-match skid against the Buccaneers.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

1st Half | Freshman Jalyssa Richardson netted the game's lone goal with an unassisted score in the 41st minute. The Bucs outshot the Spartans 8-5 in the half. || UT, 1-0 

2nd Half | UT maintained its shutout as Barry was unable to convert on its 11 shots in the final half. || UT, 1-0

INSIDE THE STATS:

  • Goalkeeper Megan Bromwell registered the win as she finished with five saves.
  • This is the third shutout of Bromwell's career and first of 2019.
  • Richardson, a freshman from Tampa, recorded her first collegiate game-winner on her second goal of the year.
  • Barry outshot the Spartans 19-9.
  • Moeko Morse led UT with three shots.

UP NEXT: Tampa travels to Eckerd to face the Tritons on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

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