USA Soccer Finishes Season With 3-1 Win Over ULM

October 28, 2013 · By · Filed Under Soccer, Sun Belt Conference 

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The South Alabama women’s soccer team scored twice in a two minute span against Louisiana-Monroe to end the regular season with a 3-1 win on Senior Day.

The Jags (12-5-2, 5-2-1 SBC) also claimed maximum points on Thursday against ULL to finish the weekend with six points and helps the team to climb from fourth to second in the unofficial final regular season standings.

The Jags are tied with the ULL for second, but would be seeded ahead based on their win over them on Thursday.

Senior Shelby Owen opened the scoring for the Jags in the third minute. ULM (6-12-1, 1-7-0 SBC) could not manage a shot on goal until the 18th minute. They needed at least a share of points to receive a berth in the SBC Championship in San Marcox, Texas on November 6 – 10.

Five minutes into the second half, they would tie the game after a penalty.

The Jags responded with two goals in the 78th and 80th minutes of the match to put the game away. The Jags will now prepare for the Sun Belt Championships on November 6-10 when they face Georgia State. The Jags defeated the Panthers in Atlanta on October 10 by a score of 2-1.

Final seedings will be announced by the Sun Belt Conference soon.

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