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Early goal lifts No. 24 Lions to win over Mustangs

An early first half goal by Kasey Sorbers carried No. 24 Texas A&M-Commerce to a season sweep of Midwestern State Friday evening with a 1-0 win at Lion Soccer Field.
 
In the 18th minute, Sorbers collected a ball off a deflection before sending it into the back of the net for a 1-0 Texas A&M-Commerce (10-3-0, 7-1-0 LSC) lead.
 
The Lions defense limited Midwestern State (7-4-2, 4-3-0 LSC) to just three shots on goal for the game with two attempts coming in the final 15 minutes as Aly Wade and Nicole Coetzer looked to record the equalizer. The Mustangs outshot the Lions 6-3 in the second period while A&M-Commerce held a 6-2 advantage in the first half.

Toyos falls to top-seeded Triki in ITA Oracle Cup semis

A national title run came to an end for Midwestern State senior Ramon Toyosfollowing a loss to Barry's No. 1 seed Ahmed Triki in the ITA Oracle Cup Division II semifinals Friday at the Surprise Tennis & Racquet Club.

The No. 4 seed Toyos battled back from an early 3-1 deficit in the first set before Triki took the final two games for a 7-5 win. The All-American then went on to take a 6-1 victory in set No. 2 for the straight-set win over Toyos.

With the loss, Toyos will face Armstrong State's Alberto Caceres Casas in the third place match tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. (CT). Caceres Casas fell to Azusa Pacific's Oliver Frank, 6-3, 6-4, in his semifinal match.

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