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Everlasting Love: Blazer’s Hall remains attached to soccer

Sports are sometimes taken too far. It’s true, they bring together a school, a community and pride to a university. The stress can get to players, having them lose their love for the sport. For VSU soccer junior Lexie Hall, the joy of the game has never been loss, even with the increased accolades and attention on her game. The ...

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Andrew, Lady Blazers’ system to hold form in 2019

Preparations for the 2019 season have cast a promising light on the VSU Lady Blazers soccer team. The Blazers finished the 2018 season 11-7 and 9-4 in the Gulf South Conference under second-year head coach Stephen Andrew. The Lady Blazers lost four seniors on offense: Carley Montgomery, Suvi Savolainen, Mallory McDaniel and Taylor Snell. Fortunately, the Lady Blazers have such ...

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Solid start: Blazers’ picked fifth, Hall named to preseason All-GSC

VSU women’s soccer was picked fifth in the 2019 Gulf South Conference Preseason Poll, the league office announced Aug. 6. West Florida, who won the GSC title in 2018, was picked as the league favorite with 12 of 14 first place votes and 168 points.  The Blazers finished the 2018 season 11-7 and 9-4 in the GSC under second-year head ...

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Intramurals resume, soccer playoffs ahead

After resting during spring break week, VSU intramural soccer teams are set to return to finish up the season and prepare for playoffs. The three-game seasons conclude this week for both the men’s and co-recreational divisions, with playoffs set to take place next week. The current league leaders sit The Internationals and Corea F.C. for the men’s divisions, while Corinthians ...

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Low scoring affair, Blazers defeat Chargers

After combatting a 30-minute lighting delay, Valdosta State Women’s Soccer team took on even more adversity on the pitch Friday night. Having the game go into overtime, the Blazers overcame it, coming out victorious over division rival Alabama-Huntsville to the score of 1-0. Both teams struggled to find any headway during regulation – tight defense was the tune throughout the ...

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Soccer advances to final four

The Blazers women’s soccer team notched a win in the quarterfinal round of the Gulf South Conference Tournament and will now continue their quest to the championship. On Tuesday, Oct. 31, the Blazers faced No. 22-ranked North Alabama in a wire-to-wire matchup in Florence, Alabama. The game came down to penalty kicks, and the Blazers didn’t prevail until the eighth ...

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Andrew delivers conference playoffs in first season

Navigating the conference championship won’t be easy, but Blazer Soccer is still miles ahead of where they were last year. The 2016 season was not very nice for the Blazers. The team finished the season with a 1-11-5 record, having its only win against Delta State. Offensively, the team struggled greatly, scoring only 12 goals with just six assists in ...

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Ashley Lewis brings her offensive prowess to VSU

If there’s one thing Ashley Lewis knows how to do on a soccer field, it’s put the ball in the net. Lewis, a sophomore forward on the up-and-coming 2017 Blazers squad, did it 95 times during her outstanding high school career and hasn’t wavered since arriving at VSU. Lewis, who turned 20 on Oct. 3, was born in Lawrenceville, Georgia, ...

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Transfer athletes find redemption at VSU

Redemption sometimes comes in the most unexpected forms. For these two transfer athletes, VSU has provided a second chance at their first love. VSU’s soccer program has been thriving this year under the new head coach Stephen Andrews. Andrews, who was able to do a little recruiting after arriving to VSU in the spring, brought on junior communication sciences and ...

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Soccer stays golden against Statesmen

Blazer Soccer is golden after a double-overtime win against Delta State at the Soccer Complex on Friday night. The Blazers took 27 shots on the night, 14 of which were on goal. In the end, the only one that mattered was a chip shot by Ashley Lewis to end the game 1-0. The shot was Lewis’ second golden goal in ...

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