Foley hosts Sun Belt Women’s Soccer Championship Nov. 6-10
Defending champ South Alabma is again seeded no. 1 going in
After earning its fifth Sun Belt Conference regular season championship in the last six seasons, South Alabama will be the No. 1 seed at the 2019 Sun Belt Women’s Soccer Championship held at the Foley Sports Tourism Complex from Wednesday, November 6 through Sunday, November 10. Admission to all matches is free.
The Jaguars won the regular-season title with a conference record of 8-1-1 (25 points) and is the tournament’s top seed for the fifth time in program history.
Top-seeded, South Alabama (13-3-2, 8-1-1) takes on eighth-seeded Georgia Southern (6-10-1, 3-6-1), at 4 p.m. CT on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The Jaguars enter the tournament riding a five-match winning streak, having led the league during the regular season with 42 goals scored.
Troy (12-2-4, 7-1-2) enters the tournament as the No. 2 seed, having won or tied its last eight matches. Troy faces seventh-seeded Louisiana (8-7-3, 4-4-2) on Wednesday at 1 p.m. CT. The teams faced one another in the regular season finale with the Trojans prevailing, 2-1, scoring both goals in the final minutes of Sunday’s match.
Arkansas State (9-5-3, 5-2-3) will be the No. 3 seed and takes on No. 6 Texas State (9-7-2, 5-4-1) in the opening matchup on Wednesday at 10 a.m. CT.
Coastal Carolina (7-8-2, 5-4-1) enters the tournament as the No. 4 seed and faces No. 5 Georgia State (8-8-2, 5-4-1) in Wednesday night’s finale at 7 p.m. CT.
All seven matches of the 2019 Sun Belt Women’s Soccer Championship will be broadcast live on ESPN+. Fans can also follow the action via Twitter (@SunBelt) or through live stats available on SunBeltSports.org. Four matches take place on Wednesday, Nov. 6, with the four winners meeting in the semifinals on Friday, Nov. 8, starting at 4 p.m. CT. The Sun Belt Women’s Soccer Championship match takes place on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 1 p.m. CT.
Pictured: South Alabama’s Briana Morris.