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Courtesy: Howard Athletics

Soccer Recaps: August 27

Courtesy: SWAC.org
Release: 08/27/2017
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Howard 1, George Mason 0


WASHINGTON, D.C. – With less than six minutes remaining, senior Whitney White delivered the go-ahead goal and lifted the Howard Bison past George Mason, 1-0, at Greene Stadium.

With the victory, HU picked up its first win of the season while knocking off the Patriots for the first time in program history.

Despite being outshot, 20-3, Howard continued to battle and kept the Patriots off the board.

White made her lone opportunity count for the Bison. Hollie Cartwright and I-sis Wilson each took a shot in the win.

After a scoreless first half, both squads were unable to put a dent into the board until Kendall Hamiltonassisted White with the late goal heroics.

Defensively, Gabrielle Emilien registered a match-best six saves in the victory.

For George Mason (0-3), Abby Downey took a match-high six shots while Nia Elbeck and Erin Mitchell each produced three shots in a losing effort.

Courtesy of Howard Sports Information

Alabama State 3, Southeastern Louisiana 2 (OT)


MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama State Lady Hornets defeated Southeastern Louisiana 3-2 in overtime on Sunday.

The contest was close throughout.  Southeastern Louisiana (1-2) got on the board first when Maggie Ramsey scored to make the score 1-0 in the 13th minute. 

Alabama State (1-3) tied the game in the 34th minute, when Ariel Lewisnetted a goal to make the score 1-1.  The score remained deadlocked at 1 for the remainder of the first half of play.

Southeastern re-took the lead early in the second half.  Ramsey scored her second of the game to give Southeastern Louisiana the 2-1 lead.

Alabama State answered in the 53rd minute when Kayla Tillman scored to tie the game at 2-2.  The match remained tied and headed to overtime. 

The overtime period was scoreless for the majority of the way.  Inma Martinez scored the game-winning goal in the 95th minute to give the Lady Hornets the win.

Alabama State was paced by Ariela Lewis, who scored one goal and totaled three shots.

Goalkeeper Gianna Guyot made nine saves in the win.

Troy 9, Jackson State 0


JACKSON, Miss. – Jackson State fell 9-0 to Troy on Sunday in an affair that saw the Lady Tigers struggle to generate offense.

The Lady Tigers (0-5) were outmatched from the outset.  Troy (2-3) jumped out to an early lead, scoring five goals in the first half.  The Lady Tigers could slow down the Trojans, leading to the defeat.

The Lady Tigers totaled four shots on goal and goalkeeper Faith Toennies made 15 saves in the loss.

La Tech 5, Mississippi Valley State 1


ITTA BENA, Miss. – Mississippi Valley State fell 5-1 to La Tech on Sunday. The Devilettes could not overcome a three goal first half by LaTech.

La Tech started the match out fast, scoring three goals in the first 14 minutes of the contest to take an early 3-0 lead.  The score remained 3-0 for the first half as MVSU could not answer. 

The Devilettes got on the board in the 80th minute, when Sheyenna Bonnick scored to make the score 4-1 at that point.  LaTech added one more goal for the 5-1 final score.

MVSU totaled six shots as a team in the defeat.

Youngstown State 4, Southern 0


BATON ROUGE, La. – The Southern Jaguars fell 4-0 to Youngstown State in its home opener on Sunday. 

The Jaguars (0-2) kept the match scoreless for the first half.  The Jaguars outshot Youngstown State (2-1) 7-3 in the opening half of play.

Southern let the game slip away in the second half.  Youngstown State scored all four of its goals in the second half to take the victory.

The Jaguars totaled 11 shots in the loss, and goalkeeper Kendra Lewis made six saves.

USC Upstate 1, Alabama A&M 0


GREENVILLE, S.C. - A&M's Jodi Medina is getting a baptism under fire - literally - in NCAA Division I soccer.

Against USC Upstate on Sunday, the freshman goalkeeper turned away 10 shots. However, it wasn't enough as the Lady Bulldogs lost 1-0.

The Spartans (1-2-0) fired 27 shots but just 11 were on goal while Alexus Lawson had the lone shot for A&M (0-3-0). Against The Citadel on Friday, Medina had nine saves in a 1-0 loss.

Courtesy of Alabama A&M Sports Information