posted on October 12, 2010 22:27
VICTORIA, Texas-- The 11th-ranked University of Mobile ousted University of Houston-Victoria 5-3 in non-conference men's soccer action Tuesday.
Mobile jumped ahead 3-0 in the opening half while taking 10 shots, and then held on with two more goals in the second half, while UH-Victoria got its offense going.
Deshorn Brown opened the scoring in the 10th minute for Mobile when he put home a feed from Stephen Okai, and then Brown made it 2-0 in the 34th minute, when UH-Victoria's goalkeeper mishandled the ball.
Frank Nashamamba added a goal in the 40th minute to close out the opening half with a 3-0 Mobile advantage.
The second half saw the two teams alternate goals, with UH-Victoria scoring first, on a goal from Jesus Amaya in the 52nd minute.
Ruben Diaz tallied the game-winner in the 67th minute for Mobile, when he punched the ball in the top left corner. Eoin Dolan finished the Rams's scoring in the 75th minute off an assist from Diaz.
Mobile (8-2-2, 0-0-1) returns to SSAC West Division action Saturday, Oct. 16 at 7:30 pm when they host Faulkner University.