The Howard Payne Lady Jackets soccer team remained winless at Citizens National Bank Field over the weekend, dropping a pair of American Southwest Conference matches to Concordia and Mary Hardin-Baylor.
On Thursday, the Lady Jackets were nipped by Concordia, 3-2.
Howard Payne surrendered the first three goals before making a late surge, but the rally came up short.
Concordia scored 8:33 into the contest as Kaycee Moore found the net, and extended the lead to 2-0 with Emily Newton’s goal off a corner kick. With 19 seconds left in the first half, Pamela Lasprilla tallied the third Concordia goal.
Just 1:45 into the second half, Dayane Gutierrez scored straight in off a corner kick to bring HPU within 3-1.
Then, with 20:08 to go, Lesley Garia scored with an assist from Jayde Miyamoto, but the comeback ended there.
The Lady Jackets fired 13 shots with seven on goal — three by Gutierrez and one apiece by Garia, Miyamoto, Jada Austin and Kelsey Bunch.
Concordia attempted 14 shots with seven on target, as Delaney Castor notched four saves in goal for HPU.
On Saturday, the Lady Jackets were blanked by Mary Hardin-Baylor, 2-0, to fall to 0-5-1 at home.
After a scoreless first half, UMHB scored first with 26:20 left on a goal by Grace Greenly, then Elissa Freberg found the net 1:58 later.
UMHB took 25 shots with 15 on goal as Castor recorded 13 saves in goal for the Lady Jackets.
HPU fired just four shots with one on frame, that by Kaitlyn Harrison.
The Lady Jackets (2-7-1, 2-3-1) will next visit ASC foe Hardin-Simmons at 5 p.m. Thursday.