WACO, Texas. – The Texas Tech soccer team (9-2-1, 2-1-0 Big 12) suffered its first conference loss of the season, falling to Baylor (7-2-3, 3-0-0 Big 12) by a score of 3-2, Sunday night at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field.
Baylor jumped on the board in the 11th minute to take a 1-0 lead – the earliest goal conceded by the Red Raiders this season. Just before the half, Kirsten Davis found the equalizer in the 39th minute. Davis intercepted the ball from her defender inside the 18-yard box and slotted home her 11th goal of the season, maneuvering around the keeper for the strike. The score moved her into sole possession of second place on TTU’s all-time goals scored list (42).
In the second half, Charlotte Teeter gave TTU the 2-1 lead with her second goal of the season in the 57th minute. Tech was awarded a penalty kick as Teeter’s initial shot was denied, but she followed up the rebound for the finish.
From here, Baylor knotted up the contest with a goal in the 62nd minute before taking the lead in the 79th minute.
The Bears won the shot battle, 19-12 as TTU rifled nine on goal. Davis led the way with five shots with three coming on frame. Keeper Madison White secured three saves in the losing effort.
Release provided by Chris Duarte Texas Tech Athletics