Women’s Soccer Host DSU and MC in Two-Match Home Series

LIVINGSTON, Ala. – Women’s soccer returns to Gulf South Conference play with a two-match home series Friday, Oct. 1, and Sunday, Oct. 3.

The Tigers host Delta State Friday at 5 p.m. and Mississippi College Sunday at 1 p.m. Both matches will be played at Tiger Stadium.

Heading into the weekend, the Tigers are 3-1-1 overall and 1-0 in GSC play. 

Leading the Tiger offense is Dana Cruz with three goals for seven points. The Fort Walton Beach, Florida native has taken nine shots total in the five games played, seven being on target. Cruz has passed one assist and recorded one game-winner. 

Megan Ongteco and Anele Komani also lead UWA’s offense. Ongteco has scored two goals for six points. She has taken 11 shots with five being on goal and has had one game-winner. Komani has scored two goals for four points. The London, England native has taken 11 shots with nine being on target. 

The Tigers’ goalie Tabitha Weldon (2-1-1) has recorded 15 saves and has kept two clean sheets in the five matches played. 

The Statesmen come to Livingston with a 3-5 overall record and 3-1 in the conference. 

Jae’lasha Julien leads the Statesmen’s offense with four goals for eight points. Julien was announced GSC Freshman of the Week September 28 for her performance against Shorter and Lee the weekend of September 24. 

Julien has taken nine shots with five being on target. She is ranked third in the GSC for scoring four goals in the seven games played and is ranked third in game-winning goals, recording two this season. 

The Statesmen goalie Amanda Hilliard (3-4-0)  has recorded a total of 16 saves and has allowed nine goals. 

Mississippi College heads into the weekend with a 5-2-0 overall record and a 3-1-0 conference record. 

The Choctaws have three members of the team that have each scored four goals. Erin Hederman has scored four goals for 12 points. She is currently ranked second in the GSC for shots and shots on goal, taking 30 with 20 being on target. She has also passed four assists, ranking her third in the GSC.

Another Choctaw member Holly Pascoe ranks fourth in the GSC with four goals for 11 points. She has passed three assists, ranking her sixth in the conference, and has recorded one game-winner. 

Beatrice Currie has also contributed four goals to the Choctaws offense, which has ranked her fifth in the GSC. She has passed one assist and has recorded one game-winner. 

The Choctaws’ goalie Sara Maleski (5-2-0) has recorded 18 saves while only allowing five goals. 

Both live stream and live stats for the match will be available. 

Live Stream | Live Stats

There are no tickets required or admission charges for soccer matches. 

Masks are not required at outdoor venues including Tiger Stadium, but fans are encouraged to wear masks while not actively eating or drinking.

To stay connected with the UWA women’s soccer team, follow @UWA_womenssoccer on Instagram and @UWAWomensSoccer on Twitter. General athletic news, along with game recaps and box scores, can be found at uwaathletics.com. Additional updates and information are available @UWAAthletics on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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