SMU Shuts Out the Women's Soccer Team in a 4-0 Loss

DALLAS, Texas--The San Jose State women's soccer team lost to the SMU Lady Mustangs in Western Athletic Conference play, being shut out, 4-0, at Westcott Field on the campus of SMU Sunday afternoon. With the win, SMU remains undefeated in WAC games and improves to 8-3 on the season (3-0 WAC) while the Spartans fall to 4-8 (2-2 WAC).

The Lady Mustangs took offensive control right from the opening whistle, driving down the field with nearly each possession. Junior forward Tara Comfort got the Lady Mustangs on the scoreboard at the 19:51 mark after firing in a centering pass. Assists were credited to freshman Erin MacCullum and senior Sarah Harvey.

In the second half, sophomore Kim Harvey tapped in a centering pass from her sister, Sarah, at the 63:53 mark. SMU increased its lead to 81:23 as Sarah Harvey stole an SJSU inbounds pass and won a one-on-one battle with Spartan goalkeeper Eryn Meyer. Tara Comfort collected her second goal of the game at 88:33.

SMU dominated on the field as well as in the statistics, taking 25 shots compared to San Jose State's five. The Lady Mustangs attempted 10 corner kicks while holding San Jose State without a single corner kick.

The Spartan's will head to the University of San Francisco for a non-conference match Tuesday night. The Spartan's will be back in action at Spartan Stadium on Oct. 19 to face Nevada. The game will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Shots:
SJSU - 5
SMU - 25

SCORING SUMMARY:
SMU--Tara Comfort, (MacCullum, Harvey), 19:51
SMU--Kim Harvey, (Sarah Harvey), 63:53
SMU--Sarah Harvey, (unassisted), 81:23
SMU--Tara Comfort, (unassisted), 88:33