Cowgirls to Host Louisiana Tech Friday, travel to Sam Houston Sunday – McNeese State University Athletics – McNeese Athletics

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LAKE CHARLES- McNeese Cowgirl soccer (1-1-0) will host Louisiana Tech on Friday night and then travel to Sam Houston for their first match away from home on Sunday. 

The Rundown
Opponent:
 Lousiana Tech (2-1-0) / Sam Houston (0-2-0)
Dates: August 27, 29
Site: Lake Charles, LA. / Huntsville, TX
Time: 7 p.m. / 6:30 p.m. (CST)
Live Stream: Friday
Live Stats: vs. La. Tech, vs. SHSU.

Series History
La. Tech holds the series advantage with a 5-4 record, four of Tech’s five wins were by one goal. 
McNeese however, is 3-1 when the two meet in Lake Charles. 

McNeese is 8-11 against SHSU, the Cowgirls have won three of the past five matchups. 

Last Time On The Field
The Cowgirls are coming off an opening week that saw a 3-0 victory against Jackson State, and an overtime battle that just fell short against Houston. Keely Morrow earned SLC defender of the week honors for her efforts in both matches.

Scouting Opponents
Louisiana Tech comes into Lake Charles after a 4-0 shutout victory over Louisiana College on Wednesday night (Aug. 25). They defeated East Texas Baptist 9-0 and dropped a match against Murray State (3-2) during last week’s opening matchups. La. Tech is led by 2020-21 Third Team All-Conference USA and All-South Region defender Josie Studer.

Sam Houston will host Grambling on Friday. SHSU opened the season with two losses against talented teams Rice and LSU, respectively. The Bearkats are led by returning leading scorer Brooke Jones. 

All fans are encouraged to come out for “Food Truck Friday” and support the Cowgirls. Students can participate in the “Fan vs. Food” eating contest at halftime.

To keep up with McNeese Soccer, follow the team’s accounts on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook 

2021 MCNEESE WOMEN’S SOCCER SCHEDULE
AUG. 31            SOUTHERN 
SEPT. 3             ALCORN STATE
             
Sept. 5                at PriarieView                     
SEPT. 10           *NICHOLLS                      
SEPT. 12           * SOUTHEASTERN LA.

Sept. 17              *at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi                 
Sept. 19              *at Incarnate Word                         
Sept. 23              *at Houston Baptist            
SEPT. 26           *NORTHWESTERN STATE                              
Oct. 8                 *at Southeastern La.           
Oct. 10               *at Nicholls
OCT. 15            *INCARNATE WORD 
OCT. 17            *TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI 
OCT. 22            * HOUSTON BAPTIST
               
Oct. 29               *at Northwestern State
NOV. 3-7           SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT (CORPUS CHRISTI, TX.)    
*-Southland Conference Game                         
                 

 

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