The Columbus Cardinal soccer team put one in the “W” category in their first time out for the 2021 soccer season. The Cards defeated the El Campo Ricebirds Friday, Jan. 8 by a score of 2 - 0. Offensively, Tomas Elias put in a goal with an assist by Osvaldo Hernandez. Elias scored another goal later on assisted by Osvaldo Hernandez and Cullen Russell. Defensively, Manu Murga was perfect 13/13 in net stopping and not allowing any goals attempted by the Ricebirds.
The Cardinals will play in the Rice Tournament Jan. 14- 16 with the first two dates played in Columbus and the last date played at Rice.