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JSU wins 2013 SWAC Soccer Championship

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HOUSTON, Texas – Jackson State University claimed the 2013 Southwest Athletic Confernce Soccer Tournament Championship with a 1-0 win over Alabama State on Sunday at Houston Amateur Sports Park.

Taylor Emerson (7-1-1) finished with three saves posting her third consecutive shutout for the tournament. She was named MVP finishing the three-game span with 12 saves.
Sie’Yara Wells scored the game winning goal during the 56th minute to hand JSU (10-9-2) its second championship in program history. The last time JSU won the SWAC title was in 2010.

Well and Emerson join teammates Kimberlie Hernandez, Alexandra Gautier, and Jalana Ellis on the all-tournament team. The Lady Tigers posted 11 shots including six on goal while tallying 11 corner kicks.

In its first appearance in the championship game, ASU (14-7) collected seven shots with three on goal. Kylee Hathaway (14-6-0) was charged with the loss for the Lady Hornets recording five saves for the game.
Jackson State earns the SWAC automatic bid and will face an opponent to-be-announced during the NCAA Women’s Soccer Selection Show.The show will air live on NCAA.com on Monday, November 11, at 3:30 pm CT. WATCH LIVE


2013 SOCCER TOURNAMENT MVP
Taylor Emerson Jackson State
2013 SWAC SOCCER COACH OF THE YEAR
Dean Joseph Jackson State


2013 SOCCER ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
Kimberlie Hernandez Jackson State
Alexandra Gautier Jackson State
Jalana Ellis Jackson State
Sie’ Yara Wells Jackson State
Taylor Emerson Jackson State
Aaliyah Lewis Alabama State
Ariela Lewis Alabama State
Celene Batrez Prairie View A&M
Angie Guillory Prairie View A&M
Jami Blackston Southern
Kerinn Hall Southern

4 Comments

  1. Charles Russ says:

    Ladies: congratulations on winning the 2013 SWAC Soccer Championship and we are rooting for victory over your opponents in the upcoming tournament.

  2. GA Sims says:

    WTG Lady Tigers!!! You all represented the TIGERS very well.

  3. elaysia stewart says:

    I WOULD LIKE TO SEE YELL SOON…..!

  4. Ursula says:

    Congrats ladies! Way to go!

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