Soccer Recaps: September 3
Arkansas 11, Mississippi Valley State 0
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- Mississippi Valley's soccer team traveled to Fayetteville, Arkansas, to take on the ranked Razorbacks of the University of Arkansas.
The contest ended in favor of Arkansas, however Mississippi showed some positive strides in ball movements.
Inside the goalkeepers' box, MVSU's keepers allowed 11 goals, however they faced 43 shots during the contest, 22 of which were one target.
The Razorbacks scored six goals in the opening half and an additional five in the final 45 minutes of the contest.
Despite things weighing heavily in favor of the home team, MVSU moved the ball down the field to get off a few shots.
The Devilettes will take on Austin Peay State University on September 8th at 7:00 pm in Clarksville, Tennessee.
Courtesy of Mississippi Valley State Sports Information
Robert Morris 3, Howard 2
WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Howard University soccer team fell to Robert Morris 3-2 in a tight one on Sunday.
The Lady Bison (1-4) fell behind early. Robert Morris (2-4) got on the board in the tenth minute when Kristina Kelly scored to make the score 1-0.
Howard tied the score in the score at 1 in the 18th minute on a goal by Whitney White in the 18th minute, with an assist by Aleeya Sawyer.
Robert Morris made the score 2-1 when Jane Schleicher netted a goal in the 26th minute to give RMU a one-goal lead. The score remained 2-1 for the remainder of the first half.
Robert Morris extended its lead in the 61th minute, when Schleicher scored to make the score 3-1.
Howard pulled within one in the 84th minute when Greer Monahan scored to make the score 3-2, but the Lady Bison could not complete the comeback, resulting in the one-goal loss.
Howard had 12 shots as a team and Gabrielle Emilien made five saves in the loss.
Nicholls 3, Jackson State 0
JACKSON, Miss.- The Jackson State women’s soccer team fell to Nicholls State in non-conference action on Sunday afternoon at the JSU Soccer Complex.
The Lady Tigers recorded nine shots against the Colonels, although they were unable to convert their efforts into goals. Jessica Blair (3), Patricia Calderon (1), Jolene Ceniceros (2), Katherine Thomas (1), Nadia Hernandez (1) and Jalah Carter (1) each attempted shot’s for JSU.
The Colonels scored three goals with the first and second goals coming from Haylee Atwell at the 14:49 and 46:13 mark. Teammate Emily Werenskiold scored the final goal at the 73:36 mark defeating the Lady Tigers 3-0.
Goalkeeper Faith Toennies recorded 86:50 minutes of play, allowing three goals while posting 10 saves before leaving the game due to injury. Rachyl Robles stepped in and defended home for the final 3:10 of the match.
Courtesy of Jackson State Sports Information
Southeastern La. 1, Southern 0
HAMMOND, La. – Southern was edged by Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday, the Jaguars fell to 0-3 on the season with the loss.
Southeastern Louisiana got on the board early. SE La. scored in the third minute to take the 1-0 lead. The goal would be the only one scored in the contest.
The Jaguars had high number of shots despite the loss. The Jaguars had 14 shots but were unable to get one past the Southeastern Louisiana goalkeeper.
Goalkeeper Kendra Lewis had nine saves in the defeat.