Soccer suffers overtime loss

Tanner Colvin Staff Writer Troy Soccer was back in action Saturday but suffered heartbreak in overtime loss in the team’s season opener in Mobile, Alabama.  The Trojans opened with South Alabama on Sunday and fought hard, pushing the game to double overtime before eventually falling with the final score of 2-1.  “It was incredible to see our group handle a whole lot of factors that didn’t go our way,” Head Coach Ged O’Connor said. “The weather was really bad, and we were playing on a completely different surface, on the…

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Troy Soccer climbing the ranks

Tanner Colvin Contributor With soccer just around the corner, the Sun Belt Conference released the Preseason Coaches’ Poll and the Preseason All-Conference Team on Thursday.  The Trojans were projected to finish second in the 2020 season, while junior Kate Eubanks was dubbed a member of the Preseason All-Conference squad.  “We’re very excited for Kate,” Head Coach Ged O’Connor said. “Todays’ honor is another great accolade that she’s received, and it says a lot about her character and quality as a player.  To be ranked second in the conference in the…

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Soccer ends regular season with win

(PHOTO/ Pawan Khanal) Junior defender Karina Valeriano (left) looks on as sophomore forward Kendra Cashion (center) handles the ball. The team finished the regular season 7-1-2 in Sun Belt Conference play and 12-2-4 overall. Kennedy Roy Staff Writer The Trojans showed that they are the team to beat in postseason play as the red-hot team defeated the Texas State Bobcats 1-0 overtime at the Bobcat Soccer Complex. Kiersten Edlund delivered a corner kick which found fellow senior Maddie Brune on the back post. Brune headed the ball just out of…

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Soccer takes draw in double overtime

(PHOTO/ Troy Athletics) Senior forward Kate Lorenz posted one shot on goal during the draw with Arkansas State. The Trojans had won four straight before the double overtime tie.   Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy soccer team finished a crucial Sun Belt Conference matchup with a draw at Arkansas State Friday afternoon.  The Red Wolves’ Abby Harris gave Arkansas State an early lead after finding the back of the net in the third minute of the match.  Melissa Kuya-Strobel ensured that the Trojans did not stay behind for long,…

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Soccer takes two at home

(PHOTO/ Rojan Maharjan) Sophomore Nilou Asdigha brings the ball up the field during the home matchup against ULM   Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy soccer team returned home after five road games and picked up a pair of wins in its home conference opener this weekend at the Troy Soccer Complex.  The Trojans downed Georgia State last Friday night to pick up the team’s first conference win of the season.  Alisa Detlefsen struck first for Troy in the 34th minute on the match. Delefsen took a touch before firing…

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