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VSU soccer looking to finish season on a strong note

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Written by Cynthia Papailler, Staff Writer VSU soccer will be looking for redemption this upcoming week after a losing to the University of North Alabama this past Sunday, breaking their four game streak of games without a loss. The Lions launched a successful attack on the team beating them 5-0 in the Gulf Southern Conference game in Florence, Ala. Two ...

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Soccer will open at home due to rain

The women's soccer team has been practicing for the season opener, which will now be held against Auburn University at Montegomery due to rain from Tropical Storm Hermine (Photo Credit: Kimberly Cannon/THE SPECTATOR)

Written by Kimberly Cannon, Staff Writer The VSU women’s soccer team has their first game of the season today against Saint Leo University in Saint Leo, Florida at 7:00 p.m.) In preparation for tropical storm Hermine, the VSU women’s soccer team’s first game of the season against Saint Leo University has been canceled. The new opener will be at home ...

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Soccer takes a loss before last home game of the season

Forward/midfielder Madison Cutts dribbles the ball down the field to Blazer territory as a West Florida player runs in to intercept. The Blazers took a loss before the last home game of the season. (Photo Courtesy:  Lexis Lloyd)

Written by Julia Rodriguez, Staff Writer VSU’s Women’s Soccer suffered a loss against West Florida with a score of 0-3  at home on Wednesday. The Lady Blazers overall record changed to (4-10-2) as a result of the Gulf South Conference loss. The West Florida Argonauts are one of VSU’s biggest rivals and it was expected to be a tough match. ...

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VSU soccer clinches GSC playoff berth

This story was written by Kristin Whitman. Blazers soccer heated up Tuesday night against University of West Georgia with a 3-0 win. The Blazers improved to 7-1-1 in the Gulf South Conference and knocked the Wolves to a 2-6-0 record. VSU currently holds the second best record in the conference. The Blazers scored all three of their goals right off ...

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VSU soccer beats GSC newcomer

Written By: Kristin Whitman  VSU soccer played with their heads to take a 2-1 Gulf South Conference victory against Spring Hill College.   Blazers Leanne Bishop, senior midfielder and Shelby Jennings, junior defender both made successful headers to smother the Badgers Sunday.   The Blazers now stand at an overall 5-5-1 record with a conference record of 5-1-1 holding firm ...

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VSU soccer falls to No. 4 Columbus St.

This story was written by LaMarcus Wilkerson. The Lady Blazers soccer team got pounced on by the Cougars on Friday. No. 4 Columbus State (10-0-1) beat VSU (4-5-1) 2-0 to extend its winning streak to seven games. In the first half, CSU’s Nicole Corcione maneuvered through the Blazers’ defense and volleyed a headshot past senior goal keeper, Olivia Mills. “I ...

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VSU soccer seeks first overall victory, welcomes GSC opponents

Written by Kristin Whitman. VSU’s women’s soccer team gears up for another “Gulf War” this weekend with two Gulf South Conference games. VSU takes on Christian Brothers University Friday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. for the home opener, and finish the weekend road trip against Delta State University Sunday, Sept 21 at 1 p.m. The Blazers enter the weekend with a ...

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New Coach Ready To Open Season

Written By: Kristin Whitman. Valdosta State University women’s soccer team opens their season at North Georgia College Friday, Sept. 5 at 4 p.m. The team is looking to continue their success after their 10-0 win over South Georgia State College in their scrimmage on Wednesday, Aug. 27. First year head coach, Rebecca Nolin, was all smiles after the scrimmage and ...

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Soccer Has New Coach, Same High Expectations

Written by: Kristin Whitman VSU’s women’s soccer team warms up to new head coach, Rebecca Nolin, with extremely high hopes for the upcoming season. Nolin played soccer at the collegiate and professional level and spent four years as an assistant coach at Kennesaw State. With her level of experience, it was time to take the next step and become the ...

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Heinz explains decision to leave: It’s time to be with family, friends

Valdosta State women’s soccer coach Mel Heinz wouldn’t leave her Blazer family−except to be with her own family. Last week, Heinz announced she was leaving after three years with the team. The coach that built the program in 2011 is leaving for a position in her brother’s business where she will be the sales and account manager. On March 19, ...

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