Dynamo Press Release
The Houston Dynamo beat local college side Houston Baptist University 2-0 in a scrimmage Saturday morning at Sorrels Field on the HBU campus.
The Dynamo rested regulars Geoff Cameron, Brian Ching, Brad Davis, and Lovel Palmer while allowing four foreign trialists to play 61 minutes each.
The Dynamo goals came from trialists Lester Peltier and François Swaby. Peltier scored with a curling 25-yard shot in the 14th minute, and Swaby made it 2-0 in the 49th minute when he controlled a cross from another trialist, Steven Morrissey, and fired a low shot into the corner.
Houston outshot HBU 22-3. HBU senior goalkeeper Chris Dodd made 8 saves for the Huskies. Houston goalkeepers Tally Hall and Tyler Deric each played one half, making one save apiece.
The Dynamo will face their first MLS opponent of the preseason next Saturday, February 12, when they travel to Corpus Christi, Texas, to play rival FC Dallas at Whataburger Field. Kickoff is at 2 p.m.
Houston Dynamo 2, Houston Baptist 0
February 5, 2010 -- Sorrels Field
Goals by Period 1 2 Tot
Dynamo 1 1 2
Houston Baptist 0 0 0
HOU -- Lester Peltier (unassisted) 14
HOU -- François Swaby (Steven Morrissey, Francisco Navas Cobo) 49
Houston Dynamo -- Tally Hall (Tyler Deric 46), Kofi Sarkodie (Hunter Freeman 46), Bobby Boswell, Andrew Hainault (Eddie Robinson 46), Mike Chabala (Jordan Graye 46), Danny Cruz (Francisco Navas Cobo 46), JeVaughn Watson (Alex Dixon 61), Lester Peltier (Jason Garey 61), Josue Soto, François Swaby (Cam Weaver 61), Steven Morrissey (Will Bruin 61).
Houston Baptist -- Chris Dodd, John McDuffee (Daniel Flores 46), Richard Ojeda, Walter Kromholz, Kyle Herbison, Francisco Diaz (Mark Gendi 75), Mark Gendi (Brian McDaniel 46), Tanner Fyfe, Mateo Jimenez (TBA 73), Leo Munoz, Kris Tyrpak.
Next Dynamo preseason match:
Saturday, February 12, 2 p.m., Dynamo vs. FC Dallas, Whataburger Field, Corpus Christi TX (South Texas Shootout)