Howard’s Bryson Baker garners NEC Postseason Recognition

Derek W. Bryant, Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations & Sports Information SOMERSET, N.J. (November 8, 2022) – The Northeast Conference (NEC) unveiled its men’s soccer postseason honors where Howard University sophomore Bryson Baker (Ellicott City, Md.) received recognition for his outstanding performance during the 2022 campaign. The announcement came Tuesday afternoon. The Maryland native earned All-NEC First Team honors after ranking sixth in the league with six goals and 13 points. On Oct. 10, Baker won NEC Player of the Week after scoring a pair of goals in the tie versus LIU (Oct.…

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Grambling soccer comes up short against Jackson State in SWAC Title Match

Courtesy of Curtis Ford, Grambling State Athletics PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas | The Grambling State University women’s soccer team scored a last second goal in regulation to send the game into extra time, but couldn’t fend off Jackson State, falling 4-2 in the 2022 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Championship Game on Sunday afternoon at PVAMU Soccer Complex. HOW IT HAPPENED INSIDE THE NUMBERS NEWS & NOTES Team Statistics Game Stats GSU JSU Goals 2 4 Shots 6 12 Shots on Goal 2 8 Saves 4 0 Corners 10 5 Offsides 0 3…

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Raphael Aka-Ety first MVSU Women’s Soccer player in seven years to make an All-SWAC team

Courtesy of Mississippi Valley State Athletics BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Mississippi Valley State University women’s soccer program saw one of its graduating seniors go out with an accolade as Rahael Aka-Ety was voted onto the All-SWAC Second Team by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors as announced Wednesday evening. Aka-Ety, a defender/forward from Bolgatanga, Ghana, is the first Valley State soccer player to be named an All-SWAC Selection since current Graduate Assistant Laadi Issaka and former midfielder Karenth Zabala-Terrazas were recognized at the end of the 2018 season. She is the…

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Albany State soccer hits the road to take on Lander University

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State Golden Rams women’s soccer team will be playing their final road game of the regular season when they compete against Lander University at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, October 19, in Greenwood, South Carolina.  The Golden Rams are (0-11) overall and (0-8) in the Peach Belt Conference while the Bearcats are (5-4-5) overall and (3-2-3) in the conference.   The Golden Rams and Bearcats last played on October 16, 2021.  On that day, the Golden Rams won (4-0). The Golden Rams will return…

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Albany State Soccer to take on Georgia College

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State University Athletics The Albany State Golden Rams women’s soccer team will host the Georgia College at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 5, in Albany, Georgia.  The game will be played at the ASU West Campus Soccer Complex. The Golden Rams are (0-7) overall and (0-4) in the Peach Belt Conference.  The Golden Rams are still searching for their first win of the season. The Bobcats are (4-4-2) overall.  The Bobcats are (3-1-1) in the Peach Belt Conference.  The Bobcats have either won or tied in…

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Grambling State soccer coach Craig Roberts stepping down

Grambling State University head women’s soccer coach Craig Roberts announced on Monday that he is stepping down from his position, after leading the Lady Tigers to back-to-back Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Tournament Championship games.  Roberts, who took over the program last March, compiled a 17-9-5 overall record and a 12-3-2 conference mark in two seasons.  “Coach Roberts did a remarkable job in leading our program over the past two seasons,” said Grambling State Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Trayvean Scott. “We want to thank him for his service to…

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Late Louisiana-Monroe goal takes down Grambling Lady Tigers soccer

From Grambling State Athletic Communications: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University women’s soccer team surrendered a goal in the 68th minute as Louisiana-Monroe defeated the Lady Tigers, 1-0, on Sunday afternoon at the GSU Soccer Complex.  HOW IT HAPPENED  – After a scoreless first half, Louisiana-Monroe (3-0) broke loose with a goal in the 68th minute  – Mara Grutkamp saw a streaking Courtney Marten, who received the ball and slid it past Grambling State goalkeeper Rachel Pugh, giving ULM a 1-0 lead.  – Grambling State nearly tied the game in the final…

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