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Coach Heinz ready for more in 2012

Coach Melissa Heinz has had a great amount of success coming into young or new women’s soccer programs and producing positive results, and it was no different when she came to VSU. Heinz led the women’s squad to an impressive 11-5 record (5-1-1 in GSC play) and a second place finish in the Gulf South Conference Championship during her first year ...

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Mills records eighth shutout of season in big 1-0 match victory

VSU forward Rebecca Miller scored the only goal in the women’s soccer 1-0 victory over South Carolina-Aiken Wednesday night, placing them at 9-3 on the season, 4-1 in conference play. Blazer Defender Lizzie Lohmar gave Miller the assist to finally give them the determining goal on their 12th shot. Although the Blazer offense wasn’t executing, their defense continues to come ...

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Women’s soccer looks ahead

Valdosta State women’s soccer team (7-3) will travel to Florence, Ala. to face North Alabama (9-2) this Sunday following their first conference loss last week to powerhouse West Florida. VSU’s 5-0 shutout on the road drops them to 3-1 and keeps UWG perfect in Gulf South conference play. The Blazers were held to only two shots on goal compared to ...

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Soccer burns competition

Women’s soccer coach Melissa Heinz paid tribute to her team’s fighting spirit this past week after the Lady Blazers got back to winning ways, picking up two 1-0 victories against Christian Brothers and Delta State. After suffering two tough defeats a week earlier in Tampa, Heinz was understandably pleased with the response from her team. “Anytime you lose a game, ...

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Women’s soccer keeps winning

The Valdosta State Women’s soccer team continued their unbeaten start to this year’s program last week, notching notable victories against the Coker Cobras and the Montavello Falcons. The Lady Blazers visited Hartsville, S.C. to play against the Cobras, looking to build upon their two opening victories. It proved to be another excellent display from Melissa Heinz’s team and the 1-0 ...

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Impressive display in opener

The women’s soccer program at VSU kicked off in style this week with the Lady Blazers picking up convincing victories against Georgia Southwestern and Queens University of Charlotte. It all began Thursday evening with the inaugural match taking place against Georgia Southwestern. A crowd of 1,577 turned out to see the Lady Blazers dominate proceedings in what turned out to ...

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