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Column: UWF too cool for school

Written by: Alex Tostado  Blazer soccer has been filled with ups and downs this season, and I expect the Gulf South Conference Tournament to be the same way.  The Blazers have lost three games this season, all in October. The team finished the season 3-3 but still solidified its place in the tournament.  The tournament opens for the women with ...

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VSU women’s soccer gears up for match against West Georgia

Written by: Alex Tostado The VSU women’s soccer team will play its final regular season game on Friday at West Georgia. VSU enters the match with a record of 8-3-3 (4-2-3). The Blazers can clinch the No. 2 seed and first round bye in the Gulf South Conference Tournament with a win and a Christian Brothers loss or tie at ...

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Lions look to spoil VSU’s Senior Day

written by: Alex Tostado Valdosta State will play its final regular season home game on Sunday against a worn North Alabama (4-7-2, 2-4-2) team. The Blazers come into the weekend with a spot in the Gulf South Conference Tournament. VSU is trying to solidify the No. 2 seed in the tourney.     UNA needs vital wins in the final few games ...

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Blazer forward battles injury obstacles

written by: Alex Tostado  Torn but not down. Most people may cringe at the thought of tearing an ACL; for junior forward soccer player, Sydney Smith, this thought became a reality. Twice. Smith first tore her ACL in her left knee before her senior year of high school. She then re-tore it after the 2012 season. The Conyers native knew ...

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VSU faces Cougars Friday

written by: Alex Tostado Valdosta State women’s soccer improved to 9-1-3 on the season with a 1-0 win over Shorter in Rome, Ga. on Wednesday night.  Junior forward Zahimara Fantauzzi scored the lone goal in the 45th minute and had six shots in the game. Junior goalkeeper Olivia Mills had two saves in the game.  VSU combined to have 22 ...

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Impressive first half for Women’s Soccer

Written By: Alex Tostado With midterm tests upon the student body, women’s soccer has a test of their own on the road this weekend. The Blazers enter their road trip undefeated with a record of 5-0-3 (3-0-3) and ranked No. 21 in the nation and have eight games remaining in the regular season. VSU plays Newberry College (4-3) today and ...

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VSU women’s soccer team out of top 25

by: Alex Tostado Valdosta State women’s soccer (3-0-1) hits the road for the first time this season as they make stops at Gulf South Conference opponents Delta State (1-3) on Friday afternoon and Christian Brothers (3-0-1) on Sunday afternoon. VSU is 1-0-1 this season in the GSC after a double overtime tie with Union and a 3-0 win over Alabama ...

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Ladies soccer team tie in first conference matchup

Valdosta State women’s soccer team opened conference play against the Union Bulldogs and neither team was able to walk away a victor in a 2-2 double overtime tie Friday night. The Blazers had plenty of chances to win the game as they outshot the Bulldogs 14-6. “We didn’t show up first half,” Head Coach Mel Heinz said. “We showed up ...

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VSU women’s soccer kicks off conference play

By: Alex Tostado No. 25 Valdosta State women’s soccer team (2-0) begins its conference schedule this weekend at home against Union University (1-0-1) on Friday evening and Alabama-Huntsville (0-0-2) on Sunday afternoon. The Blazers are nationally ranked for the first time in its young history. Head coach Mel Heinz has been working on increasing the confidence of her team as ...

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Ladies soccer team ready to kick off season

by Alex Tostado   This weekend, the VSU women’s soccer team welcomes Florida Southern and Florida Tech in hopes of winning the two games. “We have to be really competitive on the ball and off of the ball,” VSU Head Soccer Coach Mel Heinz said. Coach Heinz also said that increasing scoring from last season has been one of the ...

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