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Pioneers register first LSC win with 3-0 victory over Texas-Permian Basin

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Goals by Lexi D'Abrosca, Maddi Nolton and Hannah Schneider gave Texas Woman's University soccer a win in Lone Star Conference play and the first win in the past six games in a 3-0 victory over UT Permian Basin Friday evening at TWU Soccer Field.

The Pioneers (4-5-2, 1-3-1 LSC) took a season-high 29 shots and allowed only one shot on goal, a season-best, from the Falcons (2-7-1, 1-4-0 LSC). Maddie Vickroy tallied her fourth shutout on the year and gathered one save.

Lexi D'Abrosca notched the first goal of her TWU career in the third minute on a header with an assist from Jazmine Navarro following a corner kick for the first score of the game. Maddi Nolton set up for a penalty kick in the 30th minute and connected on her first goal of the season to put the Pioneers up 2-0.

In the second half, Hannah Schneider scored her second goal of 2017 on a direct shot 25-feet out in the center with nine minutes remaining for a 3-0 TWU lead.

Head Coach Babak Abouzar said, "Today's game was a total team effort. The early goal by Lexi got our team's energy going. Credit to Maddie, our backline, and our team's defensive attitude in getting the shutout."

The Pioneers host Angelo State Sunday at 2 p.m.