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Soccer Recaps: October 8

Courtesy: SWAC.org
Release: 10/08/2017
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Texas Southern 4, Arkansas Pine Bluff 0

HOUSTON, Texas – Texas Southern shutout UAPB, 4-0 on Sunday to improve to 4-0-1 in conference play.

The Lady Tigers got on the board early.  Kelly Sanders scored in the 14th minute, off a corner kick, to make the score 1-0.

Sanders scored her second goal of the contest in the 37th minute, to make the score 2-0 in favor of the Lady Tigers.

Arkansas Pine Bluff (1-9-1, 1-3-1 SWAC) did not have an answer for Texas Southern in the second half.  The Lady Lions allowed two goals, one on the 53rd minute and one in the 63rd, resulting in the 4-0 loss.

Rebecca Holmes paced UAPB with two shots in the loss.

Sanders led the Lady Tigers with six shots (four on goal) in the win.

Grambling State 3, Prairie View A&M 3

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas - Kaylee Holt's penalty kick goal with just 29 seconds remaining helped the Grambling State University women's soccer team to a 3-3 tie over Prairie View A&M in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) match at the PVAMU Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon.  

Grambling State (6-5-1 overall, 4-0-1 SWAC) opened the scoring in the fifth minute as Brittany Terry converted on a penalty kick to give the Lady Tigers a quick 1-0 lead.  

Grambling State's lead increased in the 41st minute as Nia As-Salaam scored off an assist by Priyank Gahkar as the Lady Tigers took a 2-0 advantage into the half.  

Prairie View A&M (3-8-1, 3-2-1) cut the deficit to just one goal nearly four minutes out of intermission as Alex Fields assisted on a Blair Lane goal in the 49th minute.   The Lady Panthers drew level in 60th minute when Lane converted a penalty kick and Prairie View A&M took the lead (3-2) just two minutes later when Danielle Vargas scored on an unassisted goal in the 62nd minute.  

With the clock being a factor late, Kaylee Holt knocked in the tying goal off a penalty kick with 29 seconds remaining in regulation.   Neither team could notch the game-winning goal in overtime as the match ended in a 3-3 draw.  

Courtesy: Grambling State Sports Information

Mississippi Valley State 0, Jackson State 0

JACKSON, Miss. – Mississippi Valley State and Jackson State played to a 1-1 tie on Sunday.

Both teams totaled 11 shots in the contest. Rita Gyasi of Mississippi Valley State made six saves for the Devilettes, while Faith Toennies made eight saves for the Lady Tigers.

Jalah Carter had four shots for Jackson State, while Laadi Issaka paced MVSU with three shots.

Howard 2, Alabama A&M 1

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Sloshing through the swirling winds and rain of Tropical Storm Nate, the Lady Bulldogs nearly pulled off an upset for their first SWAC win of the season Sunday.

Daijah DeRamus scored her fourth goal of the season in her fourth game with A&M but the Lady Bulldogs fell 2-1 to Howard.

DeRamus put A&M in front at 10:15 of the game when she ripped a shot past the Howard goalkeeper.

The Lady Bulldogs played an aggressive first half, with much of the first 45 minutes played in the Howard half of the field.

But, the second half saw Howard tie the game in the first two minutes and then score the game-winner with about 7 minutes left in the match.

A&M came close to tying the score with about two minutes to play when Alexus Lawson's shot was stopped by the Howard goalkeeper, preserving the Howard win.