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Vargas Saves The Day In 0-0 Tie Against No. 13 UTD

RICHARDSON, Texas — Freshman goalkeeper Michael Vargas recorded 10 saves, including stopping a penalty kick late in regulation to push the Hardin-Simmons men’s soccer to a 0-0 draw against No. 13 Texas-Dallas on Saturday night in Richardson.
Reported by: Chad Grubbs, HSU Director of Athletic Communications

RICHARDSON, Texas — Freshman goalkeeper Michael Vargas recorded 10 saves, including stopping a penalty kick late in regulation to push the Hardin-Simmons men’s soccer to a 0-0 draw against No. 13 Texas-Dallas on Saturday night in Richardson.

UTD put out an offensive assault in the second half and the overtime, outshooting the Cowboys 16-3 after halftime. Vargas was up for the task.

The Comets outshot the Cowboys 23-10 overall and 10-5 on goal in the game.

It was the second time this season the Cowboys have tied a nationally-ranked team. HSU tied Pacific Lutheran earlier, who is ranked sixth nationally.

The Cowboys played a pair of scoreless draws on the first weekend of American Southwest Conference play. HSU is 2-3-3 overall and 0-0-2 in conference action. UTD is now 7-0-2 and 1-0-1 in conference action.

HSU hosts Mary Hardin-Baylor on Friday in the start of a four-game homestand.
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