JACKSON- The Jackson State University Lady Tigers soccer team defeat the Alabama State University Lady Hornets 1-0 and win the 2013 SWAC Soccer Championship on Sunday, Nov. 10.
The first half of the game both team struggled to advance past the defense and the half ended with a no score.
Early in the second half, Ariana Gardner was able to get the ball to Sie’Yara Wells who landed a goal from 5 yards out. This would be the only goal of the game.
Several Lady Tigers were named to the All-Tournament Team. Alex Goutier (F), Kimberlie Hernandez (D), Sie’Yara Wells (F), Jalana Ellis (M), and Taylor Emerson (G) all received the honor. Emerson, junior goalie, was also named MVP with a 3 game shutout.
With the win, the Lady Tigers were named SWAC Soccer Champs and will advance to the NCAA Regionals.