TSUSports.com: Soccer to Face Alcorn State Inside Durley Stadium


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The Texas Southern soccer team will take on Alcorn State in Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play on Friday inside Alexander Durley Stadium. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m.

The game will be stream on Texas Southern Athletic’s YouTube Channel.

Texas Southern (1-11, 0-2 SWAC) is coming off of a 3-1 loss to Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday. Kennedy Tristan scored her first goal of the season in the 72nd minute on a penalty kick as TSU registered 19 shots with eight being on goal. Goalkeepers Jaidyn Christophe and Alessandra Bastidas evenly split play-time in the back of the net while tallying a combined four saves.

TSU forward Hajar Benjoud ranks No. 1 in the SWAC in shots taken, having 37 and ranks No. 2 for shots on goal with 15 in 12 games played.

Series History
•TSU leads all-time 11-0-1, dating back to the 2011 season
•The Tigers won the last matchup 1-0 in Oct. 2022 in Lorman, Miss.
•The lone tied game was in the 2021 season with a blank score
•TSU’s largest margin of victory was in 2015, with a 6-0 score
•The Tigers blanked The Lady Braves eight times since 2011
•Texas Southern outscores Alcorn 34-5 in goals since 2011

Scouting Report
Alcorn State (2-7, 0-2) dropped its last two conference matchups to Southern 1-0 on Sunday, and to Jackson State, 2-1 on Friday. The lone goal was scored by Samara Nunn, which was her first of the season.

The Lady Braves are led offensively by Jailyn Ward who has registered seven shots this season with four being on goal and four goals to show for it.

ALCN Goalkeeper Paula Argelaguet has 44 saves in the season having played five games and leads the SWAC with a .830 save percentage.

Up Next
Texas Southern will have its last home game of the season on Sunday against Mississippi Valley inside Alexander Durley Stadium at 1 p.m.

Courtesy: TSUSports.com