UNCG Campus Weekly

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Again, UNCG Women’s Soccer takes SoCon title

Photo of UNCG Women's Soccer Team members with trophyFor the second straight year, Women’s Soccer is number 1 in the conference tourney. They will now compete in the NCAA tournament, facing South Carolina Friday at 6 p.m. in Columbia, S.C.  

The team finished its regular season with a 12-4-1, 7-2-0 record.

They went on to win the SoCon championship with a 2-1 win over Furman Sunday afternoon in the tournament finals. 

Women’s soccer’s forward Cienna Rideout was named SoCon Player of the Year, while forward Nicole Souply was selected as Freshman of the Year. Joining Ridout on the first-term are defenders Emily Jensen and Marissa Ferrantino and midfielder Heida Ragney Vidarsdottir. Meanwhile, goalkeeper Aiyanah Tyler-Cooper and midfielder Grace Kennedy were appointed to the second-team. Defenders Kayla Campbell and Gracie Timbario were chosen for the all-freshman team.

Photo of UNCG Women's Soccer TeamMeanwhile, Men’s soccer closed its regular season defeating Furman 1-0 for an overall season record of 6-8-2. Midfielder Leeroy Maguraushe achieved national attention in the game against Elon. His winning goal was reported on by ESPN, Yahoo!, and NBC Sports and he was named SoCon Player of the Week. On Saturday, they defeated Wofford 1-0 and will face Mercer in the SoCon Tournament semifinals Nov. 9.

Photos by Mark Powell.