Soccer remains unbeaten; ties UAB

(PHOTO/ Troy Athletics) Sophomore foward Kendra Cashion brings the ball up the field in Troy’s season opener against Jackson State. Cashion posted three assists and two shots in that game.    Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor The Troy soccer team matched up against in-state rival UAB on Sunday, playing the Blazers tight until the game ended in a 1-1 draw. The unbeaten Trojans (2-0-2) took nine games to reach the two-win mark last season, reaching the mark in only three games in the 2019 campaign.   The Trojans got on the…

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Soccer takes opener at home

(PHOTO/ Rojan Maharjan) Senior midfielder Nathali Dasilva drives through the Tiger defense during the win.  Kennedy Roy Staff Writer The Troy women’s soccer started its 2019 campaign with a win over the weekend, defeating Jackson State at home 7-0.  The Trojans beat the Lady Tigers with senior Nathali DaSilva scoring a hat trick within 69 minutes. Haleigh Mercer recorded her third career clean sheet as she had three saves. The match was delayed more than 90 minutes due to inclement weather, but that didn’t stop the Trojans from putting 10…

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Trojans welcomed back as soccer hosts Samford, UNA in exhibition

Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor As students return to campus for another semester, Troy University’s soccer team is at work preparing for the 2019 season. The Trojans, fresh off a 5-14-1 (4-6 Sun Belt) season, will open with a pair of exhibitiongames during the first week of classes. Troy will host in-state rivals Samford and North Alabama on August 16 and 18, respectively. The Trojans fell on an early six game skid during the 2018 campaign, lagging behind in the conference standings. Troy won two games between four and three game…

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Soccer falls in Sun Belt Tournament

Dylan Hurst Staff Writer The Troy soccer team won a conference rivalry game against South Alabama to finish up regular season play before falling in the Sun Belt Conference tournamnent to Texas State. The match against South Alabama was played at The Cage in Mobile, Alabama, as Troy won 1-0.  Kate Lorenz gave Troy the 1-0 lead after the game’s only goal in the 57th minute. Natalie Melillo sent a pass toward teammate Lauren Adlrich, who then passed it to Lorenz for her first goal of the season. The Trojans…

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Soccer locks 8 seed for Sun Belt tourney

Dylan Hurst Staff Writer Troy soccer fell into an early hole and could not find an answer as Little Rock defended its home turf with a 5-0 win on Friday in Sun Belt Conference action. Little Rock (11-3-2, 6-1-1 Sun Belt) got first half goals from Jaclyn Purvine, Fanney Einarsdotir and Doro Greulich while Troy managed just two shots in the opening 45 minutes and four in the game. Little Rock compiled 15 shots with six on target. Purvine added her second goal of the game in the second half…

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