Soccer Weekly Release: September 22
Jackson State vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Jackson, Mississippi | 3 p.m.
Alcorn State vs. Howard
Lorman, Mississippi | 4 p.m.
Southern vs. Grambling State
Baton Rouge, Louisiana | 6 p.m.
Prairie View A&M vs. Alabama State
Prairie View, Texas | 7 p.m.
Texas Southern vs. Alabama A&M
Houston, Texas | 7 p.m.
Sunday, September 25
Jackson State vs. Grambling State
Jackson, Mississippi | 1 p.m.
Prairie View A&M vs. Alabama A&M
Prairie View, Texas | 1 p.m.
Southern vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Baton Rouge, Louisiana | 1 p.m.
Texas Southern vs. Alabama State
Houston, Texas | 1 p.m.
Conference News and Notes:
• Conference play begins Friday (Sept. 23) with matches hosted by Jackson State, Alcorn State, Southern, Prairie View A&m and Texas Southern
• Jodie Smith of Alabama State earned his 150th career win during the 8-0 Lady Hornets victory over Faulkner
• For the second consecutive week, Alabama State swept the weekly awards as Lexi Krieger was named Offensive Player of the Week, Britanee harris was named Defensive Player of the Week and Gianna Guyot was named Goalkeeper of the Week
• The SWAC holds the top four positions in saves per game, ranked by the NCAA (1st. Brooke Merino; 14.33 (PVAM), 2nd. Rita Gyasi; 12.20 (MVSU), 3rd. Jennifer LeSage ; 10.50 (GRAM), 4th. Makayla Cowles ; 9.67 (UAPB)
• Alcorn State’s Rita Okoro stands 1st nationally by the NCAA in shots per game (6) and 3rd in shots on goal per game (3)
• Rita Gyasi of Mississippi Valley State secured a seventh-place rank by the NCAA in total saves (61)