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Soccer 0-1-1 at Port City Classic; two named to All-Tourney Team

The UTM soccer team picked up a tie and a loss this weekend at the KELEM Port City Classic last weekend in Mobile, Ala.

The Skyhawks took Friday’s match against the University of Southern Mississippi to double overtime, tying the Golden Eagles 0-0.

Both teams fought for just one goal to bring home a win for a full 110 minutes of play.

Goalkeepers and defense proved vital in the match up, not allowing a single goal.

Skyhawk goalkeeper Megan Dempsey finished the game with 10 saves. Southern Mississippi goalkeeper Anna Snyder finished with five.

UT Martin struggled for shots as the Golden Eagles, who would be the eventual tourney champs, threatened the tie, out shooting the Skyhawks 22 to five.

The loss came Saturday against the University of Southern Alabama. USA scored twice in the first half and three times in the second half en route to the setback. The Jags, now 2-1, out shot the Skyhawks 17-8 in the match.

Both Jamie Ohlheiser and Jamie Price were named to the all-tournament team.

The Skyhawks’ record now stands at 1-2-1.

The Skyhawks return to action at 4 p.m. Wednesday when they host Memphis at Skyhawk Field.

The Skyhawks will also host the annual Skyhawk Invitational Friday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 12. The Skyhawks will host Louisiana Monroe and Arkansas State during the two day invitational.