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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Grambling’s Pena and Warren nab SWAC Weekly Honours

from Grambling State Athletic Communications: Pena and Warren Earn SWAC Weekly Honors  Grambling State University senior forward Kailey Pena and sophomore goalkeeper Quinlan Warren earned a pair of Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) women’s soccer honors, the conference announced on Wednesday.  Pena, the SWAC Offensive Player of the Week, finished with four points in a pair of Grambling State shutout victories over Jackson State and Southern. Her assist set up the game-winning goal in the Lady Tigers’ 1-0 overtime win over JSU on Friday and her goal on Sunday against Southern…

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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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Grambling Women’s soccer suffers season opening loss to Lamar

From Grambling State Sports information: BEAUMONT, Texas | The Grambling State University women’s soccer team opened the 2021 campaign on Thursday night with a 3-1loss to Lamar at the LU Soccer Complex.  HOW IT HAPPENED  – Lamar scored the opener in the ninth minute as Paloma Martinez assisted on a goal by Isela Ramirez, giving the Cardinals a 1-0 lead.  – LU added to the advantage in the 20th minute when Makenzie Harvey found the back of the net off assists by Ramirez and Meg Sheppard.  – The Cardinals extended the margin to…

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