FHSU Men’s Soccer Dominant in 3-0 Victory Over Newman

Fort Hays State University used a balanced offensive attack and stifling defense to defeat Newman University, 3-0 on Sunday evening in Hays, Kan.

FHSU (5-1, 1-0 MIAA) pushed its win streak to five games with a 14-shot effort against NU (0-4-1).

Diego Cabral scored for the second game in a row, hitting a game-winner in Friday and Sunday’s contests. Ricardo Yeverino and Austin Clifton had FHSU’s other goals for the night.

Jason Babyak continued his impressive play in goal for the Tigers, earning his fifth win (and fourth shutout) of the 2013 season.

FHSU’s defense also played exceptionally strong in the match, limiting the Jets to just five total shots; one in the first half.

The Tigers had nine shots in the first half, and while four were on goal, Cabral’s was the lone attack to find the net.  At the start of the 41st minute, Cabral drew a foul from NU just outside upper right corner of the goalie box, and took the free kick past a line of Jet defenders, into the upper left corner of the goal.

In the second half, FHSU would add two more goals, in a span of just under three minutes.  At 56:58, Yeverino took a pass from David Lucio in the goalie box and scored, while Clifton notched his second goal of the season in the 60th minute.  Cabral’s corner kick from the right side found Drew Wilson on the left side of the net, and Wilson’s pass to Clifton set up a goal from the middle of the box.

FHSU will hit the road next week to begin a four-game road trip of conference matches, starting in Tahlequah, Okla., on Thursday, Sept. 26 for a 7 p.m. matchup against Northeastern State.

— FHSU Sports Information —