LCU Chaps Men's Soccer Blast West Texas A&M Buffs 4-1

LCU Chaps Men's Soccer Blast West Texas A&M Buffs 4-1

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THE BASICS
Score: Lubbock Christian 4, West Texas A&M 1
Records: LCU – 9-5-2, 5-2-2 / WT - 8-6-1, 4-5-1
Location: Frenship Soccer Stadium – Lubbock, Texas

HOW IT HAPPENED
The Chaps got on the board early, as Conner Dean scored an unassisted goal in the 20th minute to put LCU on top 1-0
Pablo Galietero Diez doubled the lead just over two minutes later, scoring this time with an assist from Emilio Marti
The Chaps found the back of the net one more time before the horn sounded for halftime, as Tariq Bakkali scored an unassisted goal
Dean and Richie Vaca-Cordova put shots on goal that were saved early in the second half before Jasper Reese broke through with the fourth and final LCU goal of the night. Fernando Flores assisted
Chap goalkeeper Braxton Thorne stopped a shot in the 65th minute, but WT broke through with their only goal of the game in the 77th minute from Jorge Callejas
LCU's defense did not allow another shot for the remainder of the game, closing out the 4-1 win

LCU HIGHLIGHTS
Lubbock Christian honored its four seniors – Abdou Joof, Richie Vaca-Cordova, Conner Dean and Emilio Marti – prior to the start of the match
After not scoring at all in the first 14 games of the season, Conner Dean has now found the back of the net in two straight games
Lubbock Christian's eight shots on goal In the win were their most since the October 12 win at Dallas Baptist
Adding three points to the conference standings, Lubbock Christian now sits in a tie with St. Edward's for fourth place in the LSC

CHAPARRAL NOTES
The Chaps extended their streak of games with at least one goal to 11 games. They have not been shut out since September 20 at Concordia
Freshman Jasper Reese broke through with the first goal of his collegiate career. He is the 11th different Chap to have scored this season. The only Chap players left now who have multiple shots on goal but have not scored are Niklas Neumann and Agustine Contreras Orsi
Lubbock Christian has now scored 33 total goals this season (2.06 per game), which matches their season total from 2018. LCU will play at least two more games this season
Bakkali increased his season point total to 14, but Galietero Diez stayed right behind him, moving to 13 points on the year
LCU is now 5-6 in the all-time series against WT and has won three of the last four matchups. The Chaps' four goals are their most to ever score in a game at the Buffs
Fernando Flores added another point to his season total with an assist, bringing him to 22 overall. It is the fourth-highest single-season total by a Chap in program history and the most by an LCU player since Lennard Hansen tallied 25 (10g, 5a) in 2014

NEXT UP
Lubbock Christian will wrap up the regular season on Saturday with a road match against Eastern New Mexico at 2 p.m. CT

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