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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Alcorn State soccer to take on Alabama State

Courtesy of Alcorn State Athletics MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alcorn Soccer prepares for a pair of weekend games in “The Yellowhammer State” when the Braves travel to Alabama State for a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) match with the Hornets on Friday, Oct. 21, at 6 p.m. The game will take place at the ASU Soccer Complex. THE GAME: Alcorn Braves (4-8-2, 2-3-1 SWAC) at Alabama State Hornets (4-7-3, 2-2-2 SWAC)WHEN: Friday, Oct. 21, at 6 p.m. CTWHERE: ASU Soccer Complex (Montgomery, Ala.) IN THE RANKINGSAlcorn is not ranked in this week’s United Soccer Coaches Top 25 poll.…

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Grambling soccer gets victory over Alabama A&M

Courtesy of Curtis Ford, Grambling State Athletics 2  GSU 0 AAMU Team 1  2  F GSU 0  2  2 AAMU 0  0  0 The Grambling State University women’s soccer team got back to its winning ways on Sunday afternoon, earning a hard fought 2-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) victory over Alabama A&M at Bulldog Field.  HOW IT HAPPENED  In the first half, Grambling State (6-7-2 overall, 3-1-2 SWAC) dominated the stat sheet and possession, placing pressure on Alabama A&M’s (3-8-1, 1-2-1) defense. However, the Lady Tigers couldn’t manage a goal…

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Grambling soccer named preseason SWAC favorites

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications: The Grambling State University women’s soccer program received 136 total points and was predicted to win the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), the conference announced on Friday.  Grambling State, which fell in the conference tournament championship game a year ago, grabbed one first-place vote and 136 points to earn the top spot. The Lady Tigers went 9-7-3 overall last season and 6-2-1 in conference play.  Prairie View A&M, the SWAC Women’s Tournament champions, earned six first-place votes and 132 points to be tabbed second. Alabama…

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Gambling soccer’s Kaydeen Jack and Lizbeth Aguero earn SWAC Preseason Honors

Courtesy of Grambling State University Athletic Communications: Grambling State University midfielder Kaydeen Jack and forward Lizbeth Aguero were named to the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Preseason Women’s Soccer teams, the conference announced on Thursday.  Jack was tabbed to the All-SWAC First Team, while Aguero earned to the All-SWAC Second Tam.  Jack, who was selected to represent the country of Trinidad & Tobago in a pair of CONCACAF World Championship qualifiers in February, started in 16 games last season and played in 1,427 minutes. She finished with six points, with a…

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Grambling Women’s Soccer opens fall camp this Wednesday

Courtesy Grambling State University Athletic Communications: | The Grambling State University women’s soccer team opens fall camp on Wednesday as the Lady Tigers begin its quest to a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Tournament championship.  Lady Tigers head coach Justin Wagar returns after a one-year absence and has several key players back from last year’s squad that fell just short in the conference tournament finals.  The first time fans will have an opportunity to meet Wagar and his 2022 squad is during Fan Day on Saturday, Aug. 13.   Grambling State opens the 2022…

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Grambling women’s soccer to hold ID camp

From Grambling State Athletic Communications The Grambling State University women’s soccer team announced an ID Camp for all interested female players 8th grade through Junior College Freshman in college.  Current Grambling State students that are underclassmen wanting to register can attend. This will be a two-session ID camp hosted from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on Friday September 16 at the GSU Soccer Complex, and again on Sept. 17 from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.    The cost to attend the two-day camp is $75.  All 2023-2026 high school grads and JC transfers that have interest in playing for…

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Grambling soccer adds Jazmyne Lewis as Associate Head Coach

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications Grambling State University head women’s soccer coach, Justin Wagar, announced on Wednesday the addition of Jazmyne Lewis as the Associate Head Women’s Soccer Coach.  Lewis returns to Grambling State after previously serving as an assistant coach from 2018-19 and helped guide the team to a 2018 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) regular season championship.  “She’s a talented coach who really helps the team both on and off the field to keep things running smoothly,” Grambling State head women’s soccer coach Justin Wagar said.  “She leads good…

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Justin Wagar back as Grambling soccer coach

Courtesy Grambling State University Athletic Communications GRAMBLING, La. | When August rolls around, a familiar face will be roaming the sidelines at the GSU Soccer Complex.   Dr. Trayvean Scott, Vice President for Intercollege Athletics, announced on Friday the return of Justin Wagar as the head women’s soccer coach.  “I am pleased to bring back one of Grambling State’s greatest women’s soccer coaches,” Scott said. “Justin is a tremendous soccer coach and his record speaks for itself. I know he will come in hitting the ground running and continue the success of our women’s…

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