BOCA RATON, Fla. – The UTSA soccer team opens up a three-week road stretch as the Roadrunners face Florida Atlantic on Thursday. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. (CT) at FAU Soccer Stadium.
This is the third straight conference match against an opponent who will be moving conferences together next year. Both UTSA and Florida Atlantic are set to join the American Athletic Conference in 2023. The Roadrunners and Owls have faced each other five times since both teams joined Conference USA in 2013.
The Roadrunners are hitting the road with momentum after earning their first C-USA win of the season, a 2-0 shutout of Charlotte on Sept. 18. With the win, UTSA improved to 6-2-1 overall and 1-1 in conference action. The Roadrunners outshot the 49ers by 20 shots to six shots, as well as earning 12 corner kicks to Charlotte’s three corners.
The Roadrunners and 49ers played to a 0-0 draw through the first half. In the second half, UTSA started producing some numbers that led them to a win. Jordan Walker and Olivia Alvarez scored their first career goals to help lead the Roadrunners to a 2-0 win.
LEADING THE ROADRUNNERS
The Roadrunners are ranked No. 7 in the United Soccer Coaches’ South Region rankings, announced the organization on Tuesday. Nationally, UTSA ranks in the top-30 in three different categories, including 17th…