Bulls dominate Houston Baptist in first season win

Soccer team wins 3-0 as three Bulls earn goals


It was an unusually brisk September night on Friday but it didn’t seem to phase the UB soccer team (1-2), which dominated the Houston Baptist Huskies (1-3) during Bulls' home opener. 

The Bulls lost two straight on the road prior to the game and failed to score any goals in both of the losses. But there really was no place like home Friday, as they started off fast and never looked back at UB Stadium. 

The team shared a strong offensive presence, with goals from sophomore Katherine Camper (minute 31), senior Carley Zoccali (minute 50) and senior Adrianna VanCuyck (minute 57), as the team attempted 16 shots and seven shots on goal.  

To top off their offensive showcase, the Bulls played strong defense and didn’t give up any shots to the Huskies, controlling both the game’s pace and possessions throughout. 

Head Coach Shawn Burke said the team still has little things to improve on, but was happy with its overall play.

“That was our best 90 minutes,” Burke said.

Houston Baptist, on the other hand, had a very tough time against a smothering Buffalo defense and looked like the Buffalo team of two weeks ago. 

The Bulls celebrate Friday night.

The Bulls now set their sights on the well-rested UAlbany Great Danes (1-3), who they’ll be playing on Sunday at 12 p.m.

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