Jaguars' season ends in NAIA Tournament

Nov. 18, 2017 at 9:42 p.m.

UHV's season ended  after a 4-1 loss to Mobile.

UHV's season ended after a 4-1 loss to Mobile.   CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY UHV ATHLETICS for The Victoria Advocate

MOBILE, Ala. - The UHV men's soccer team had its season end after a 4-1 loss to No. 8 Mobile in the 2017 NAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament Opening Round at the Jungle on the campus of the University of Mobile.

The Rams advanced to the NAIA National Tournament on Nov. 27-Dec. 4 in Delray Beach, Fla.

The Jaguars, who were making their first appearance in the NAIA national tournament, finish the year at 11-3-2.

Nathan Gillespie scored the Rams' first goal in the 26th minute to give Mobile a 1-0 halftime lead.

He found the net again in the 53rd minute for a 2-0 advantage.

The Jaguars, who had missed on some early set plays, finally broke through the Rams' defense when Sydney Tume drove home the Jaguars' lone goal in the 80th minute.

The Rams answered in the 81st minute on a goal Henry Newton, who has assisted on the Rams' first two goals.

Matthew McArthur finished off the scoring in the 84th minute.

Mobile outshot the Jaguars 16-8, including a 10-3 advantage in shots on goal.


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