Futrell leads Troy at Sam Hall Intercollegiate

(PHOTO/ Troy Athletics) Junior Connor Futrell finished the weekend at third place overall, shooting 64-72-66 at the intercollegiate. Futrell also etched his name in the Troy record books, posting a 7-under 64 in the opening round.   Dylan Hurst Staff Writer The Troy men’s golf team finished in a tie for second place out of seven teams Tuesday with an overall score of 829 at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate.  Southern Mississippi played host to the tournament held at the Hattiesburg Country Club in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.   Junior Connor Futrell (64-72-66—202)…

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Auburn hands soccer its first loss

(PHOTO/ Zenith Shrestha) Sophomore foward Kendra Cashion takes the ball downfield in last Thursday’s matchup against Jacksonville State.   Kennedy Roy Staff Writer The Troy soccer team opened the weekend with a gritty 2-1 against in-state rival Jacksonville State at home. The start of the season has been the best start Troy soccer has seen in over 20 years. Sophomore Nilou Asdigha and Grace Mirly scored on the day while Haleigh Mercer continued her dominance under the goal, posting four saves.  The game began with the Trojans commanding possession of…

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Camels Sent Packing; Lindsey leads Troy to season opening win

(PHOTO/ Chris Wallace) The Trojan receiving corp, led by Kaylon Geiger and Reggie Todd, posted 282 total yards, with Geiger’s 104 and Todd’s 108.   Scott Shelton Staff Writer Troy football earned its first win of the Chip Lindsey era with a 43-14 win over the Campbell Camels. Lindsey becomes the first Troy head coach to win his debut game since former Head Coach Robert Maddox did so in 1988. “I’m glad we got the win,” Lindsey said. “I was a little bit worried with how we would respond after…

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Soccer picks up first home win

Dylan Hurst Staff Writer The Trojans picked up a home victory over Sun Belt rival Louisiana on Friday at the Troy Soccer Complex with a score of 1-0. The Trojans (2-7-1, 1-0 Sun Belt) snapped a six-game losing streak following the match. Troy’s Natalie Melillo and Kendra Cashion had early shots on goal, but they were ultimately blocked. Troy had seven chances to score on goal, with five of them coming in the first half.  Troy’s defense allowed only five total shots from Louisiana, with only one of them on…

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