HOWD Defeats MVSU, 4-1 to Advance to Semifinals
Howard 4, Mississippi Valley State 1
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas – A hat trick from Kela Gray lifted Howard past Mississippi Valley State, 4-1 to advance to the semifinals of the SWAC Soccer Tournament.
Gray opened the scoring for Howard in the first half. She scored at the 17-minute mark to give the Bison a 1-0 advantage.
Gray scored again just three minutes later in the 21st minute to give Howard a 2-0 lead, which would be the margin at the break.
The Devilettes cut Howard’s lead to just one in the 71st minute when Sheyenna Bonnick scored to make the match 2-1.
Howard added an insurance marker in the 79th minute by Aleeya Sawyer to make the score 3-1. The Bison would win the contest by a score of 4-1 and advance to the semifinals.