Noel’s Goal Lifts TSU Past Alcorn State
lorman, Miss. – Ayana Noel's goal in the 26th minute was all tsu needed as they held off Alcorn State 1-0 on Friday night.
TSU was the aggressor early with four shots within the first 26 minutes as Noel had three of the team's shots. Her third shot was the charm as she connected on a goal at the 26:05 mark to up TSU's lead to 1-0. TSU had three more attempts to close out the half while ASU had two.
TSU attempted seven shots in the second half while Alcorn State had eight. Goalie Jaidyn Christophe was busy in the second half with five saves as she preserved the shutout.
Noel had six shots for TSU followed by two apiece from Kaila Smith and Hayden McMillan. Christophe finished with saves on the night.
TSU's Sunday match-up at mississippi valley state has been ruled a forfeit by mvsu. TSU is off next week and returns to action at home on Friday, Oct. 21 against Southern.