Blazer Soccer Ends Season on a Tie

| October 31, 2016


VALDOSTA  The Valdosta State women’s soccer team took the field for the last time this season as they faced the Gulf South Conference Lady Hawks of Shorter and closed out with a 2-2 double-overtime draw.

During the first half, the Blazers did a thorough job at spreading out Shorter’s defense with eight shots on goal compared to the Lady Hawk’s five. However, it wasn’t until 21:23 on the clock when Madison Morlock snuck one past Alyssa Curtis and allowed the Lady Hawks to take a 1-0 lead over the Blazers.

Valdosta State took the field for the second half with revenge as senior Kayla Robles blasted the ball past Shorter’s goalie to tie the score at 1-1. The senior was just getting warmed up, and shortly after, She connected again for her second goal on the night to give Valdosta State the edge over Shorter, 2-1.

The Lady Hawks were persistent, and junior, Chanel Mosley, came up with a huge header at 34:19 mark to tie the score back up at 2-2. The two teams battled it out for the remaining minutes of regulation, but eventually called it a draw.

Robles closed out the season with a stellar performance, scoring two goals on the night to boost her final week total to four.

With a tie as the end result, the Valdosta State Blazers saw their season come to a close with an overall record of 1-11-5 and 1-7-4 in GSC action. The Lady Hawk’s finished with a 1-14-2 overall record and 0-10-2 in conference play.

The Blazers hosted Senior Night prior to the contest to recognize the four seniors, including manager Meg Rechner, defender Kayla Robles, midfielder Kyana Campbell, and defender Ashley Miller.

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