Kerrville, Texas - The eighth-ranked Trinity men's soccer team shut out Schreiner (TX) University 5-0 in a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup Tuesday afternoon.
Austin Michaelis put the Tigers on the board in the 16th minute of action on an assist from Josh Davis. It would prove to be the only scoring play of the first half, as well as the game-winner. After the initial goal, two of the Tigers' shots in the first half were saved by the Mountaineers goalkeeper.
Andrea Codispoti gave the Tigers a 2-0 lead with a goal in the 52nd minute with an assist from Quentin Van Der Lee. Three minutes later Trinity took a 3-0 lead as Ethan Moore connected on a solo shot.
Michaelis scored his second goal of the game, firing the ball into the Schreiner net in the 65th minute.
Trinity upped its overall record to 7-0-1 and 5-0-0 in the SCAC. The Tigers won their sixth game in a row.
Schreiner dropped to 2-6-2 and 1-4-2 in the SCAC.
Austin Michaelis scored his team-leading eighth goal of the season and the third game-winner. The matchup was also his third multi-goal game of the year. Michaelis has 39 career goals in his column and is one away from tying Yuri Ribeiro (2010-2013) for eighth place in the record books.
Trinity goes on the road for two SCAC games, starting Friday night at Austin (TX) College in Sherman, Texas. The Tigers meet the University of Dallas (TX) Sunday afternoon in Irving, Texas.