Soccer Recaps: August 25
The Citadel 1, Alabama A&M 0
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Alabama A&M Lady Bulldogs fell 1-0 to The Citadel on Friday in an effort that saw it struggle to generate scoring chances.
The Lady Bulldogs kept the first half scoreless and remain even with The Citadel after the first 45 minutes.
The score remained 0-0 for the first 15 minutes of the second half. Samara Nche scored to give The Citadel the 1-0 lead in the 59th minute. The lone goal was enough for The Citadel to take the victory over the Lady Bulldogs.
The Lady Bulldogs struggled to generate scoring chances in this contest, totaling just four shots and not forcing The Citadel goalkeeper to make a save.
Julie Duran and Alexus Lawson totaled two shots each for AAMU in the loss.
Mount St. Mary’s, 4, Howard 1
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Howard Lady Bison could not stop a second half surge by Mount St. Mary’s in a 4-1 loss on Friday night.
The Lady Bison scored the game’s first goal to take a 1-0 lead in the seventh minute. Whitney White scored to give Howard the lead.
Mount St. Mary’s tied the game in the 27th minute with a goal by Jenna West to make the score 1-1. The score would remain tied going to the second half.
Mount St. Mary’s took control of the game in the second half, scoring three goals to make the final score 4-1.
Howard totaled 10 shots and goalkeeper Gabrielle Emilien made six saves in the loss.
Grambling State 1, TAMUT 0
TEXARKANA, Texas. – Freshman forward Kaylee Holt only had to wait 24 minutes into her Lady Tiger career to score a goal that would eventually lead the Grambling State women’s soccer team to a 1-0 win over Texas A&M University-Texarkana on Friday morning.
This is the first time in at least the last eight seasons that GSU has won a season-opening match.
Holt scored from 20 yards out on a shot to the far post. Junior defender Florence David and senior forward Janee Harris were credited with assists on the goal.
Courtesy of Grambling State Sports Information
Sam Houston State 8, Jackson State 0
HUNTSVILLE, Texas - The Jackson State women's soccer team fell 8-0 to the home standing Sam Houston State Bearkats Friday evening at Pritchett Field.
The Kats (2-1-0) scored early and often, as Sam Houston scored its first goal seven minutes into the contest. The Kats outshot JSU 33-2 and held the Lady Tigers without a shot attempt in the first half.
Faith Toennies finished with a match high eight saves. Jessica Blair and Gwendolyn Joy each attempted a shot for the Lady Tigers.
JSU (0-3-0) returns to its home field on Sunday, August 27 to face Troy at 2 pm.
As a team, GSU (1-0) took 20 shots, 12 on goal, with a whopping 14 shots coming in the first 45 minutes.
The Lady Tiger defense also played very well, limiting TAMUT to just one shot.
Freshman goalie Jordan Woodward spent all 90 minutes in goal and had one save while picking up her first win.
Courtesy of Jackson State Sports Information
Youngstown State 3, Arkansas Pine Bluff 0
PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The Arkansas Pine Bluff Lady Lions fell 3-0 to Youngstown State on Friday evening.
The Lady Lions fell behind early in the first half. Youngstown State scored in the 14th minute to make the score 1-0. Youngstown State added a second goal in the half to make the score 2-0 heading to the break.
The Lady Lions continued to struggle in the second half. Youngstown State scored its third goal of the contest just three minutes into the second half, to make the score 3-0. Arkansas Pine Bluff could not comeback, as the lead proved insurmountable leading to the loss.
Arkansas Pine Bluff totaled 12 shots as a team in the loss, with Rebecca Holmes having a team-high four.