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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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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