Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer

Lady Wildcats lose heartbreaker; Wildcats win with late goals

ELLISVILLE – Pearl River was within a minute of a big women’s soccer victory Friday night against Jones County, but couldn’t finish the deal.

Kelly Stubbington scored the tying goal with 52.3 seconds remaining in regulation, then got the game-winner at the 7:57 mark of the second overtime period to the Lady Bobcats a stunning 2-1 victory over the Lady Wildcats.

Wildcats’ Adam named MACJC Goalkeeper of the Week

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College sophomore Grant Adam has been voted as men’s soccer Goalkeeper of the Week in the Mississippi Association of Community/Junior Colleges.
Adam garnered 11 of 13 votes in the weekly polling of MACJC sports information directors.
Adam, who prepped at Bay High, faced five shots on goal and had four saves in the Wildcats’ 3-0 victory over Meridian last week. He has played every minute of action thus far this season for PRCC.

PRCC soccer squads sweep past Meridian to remain undefeated

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College remained undefeated on the soccer field after sweeping a pair of matches against Meridian Tuesday at the PRCC Sports Complex.
The Lady Wildcats scored four goals in an 18-minute span of the first half, and rolled to a 6-1 victory, and the men followed suit with a workmanlike 3-0 win over the Eagles.
Both PRCC teams improved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the South Division; Meridian’s women dropped to 1-3-1 and 0-2, while the men fell to 1-4 and 0-2.

Wildcats rally to beat Gulf Coast 2-1; Lady Wildcats win big 4-0

POPLARVILLE – Romar Smith was in the right place at the right time for the Pearl River men Friday night in MACJC soccer action at the PRCC.
Smith’s header off a corner kick by Cole Wooten with 6:11 to play in the game gave the Wildcats a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Gulf Coast in a rematch of last season’s thrilling MACJC State Tournament championship game.
PRCC, the defending state champions, remained undefeated at 3-0; Gulf Coast dropped to 2-2. It was the South Division opener for both teams.

PRCC soccer opens home schedule Friday against Gulf Coast

POPLARVILLE – After opening the 2015 season with a double dose of victory in two road games, Pearl River makes its home soccer debut Friday with a pair of games against Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Kickoff at the PRCC Athletic Complex for the women’s game is set for 5 p.m., with the men’s game scheduled for approximately 7 p.m.

“It will be nice to finally play at home,” said Lady Wildcats coach Jack Byrd.

Wildcats open season with 4-0 win over Holmes

POPLARVILLE – Tyler Polderman had a goal and an assist as Pearl River’s men opened their 2015 soccer season with a 4-0 victory over Holmes Thursday at Ridgeland.

“It was a good result for us,” said Wildcat coach Paul Martin. “We were a little slow to get started, but that’s predictable for the first game.”

Freshman Suleiman Carr of Mobile, Ala., opened the scoring in the 17th minute taking a pass from Polderman, a freshman from Picayune, and burying the shot for the first goal of the season.

PRCC set to open 2015 season at Holmes

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College’s soccer regular season will get underway for real this weekend with a pair of games against Holmes Community College.

The Wildcats will battle the Bulldogs at 4 p.m. Thursday, with the Lady Wildcats facing the Lady Bulldogs at 2 p.m. Friday. Both games will be played at Freedom Ridge Park near the HCC campus in Ridgeland.

PRCC’s men dropped a 3-0 decision in an exhibition contest on Aug. 15 at William Carey University in their only action so far this year.

PRCC soccer openers at Itawamba postponed

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College’s soccer regular-season opening games scheduled for Friday at Itawamba have been postponed because of the threat of inclement weather in the Fulton area.

The MACJC doubleheader has been rescheduled to Sunday, Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. for the women and 4 p.m. for the men.

The Lady Wildcats will now open their season with an exhibition game at 5 p.m. Tuesday against William Carey University in Hattiesburg. Both teams will then play at Holmes, but on separate days, the men at 4 p.m. Thursday and the women at 2 p.m. Friday.

PRCC soccer teams open 2015 season at Itawamba

POPLARVILLE – The 2015-16 athletic year at Pearl River Community College officially begins on Friday, as the school’s soccer teams open the regular season with a doubleheader against Itawamba.

Kickoff at Fulton is set for 2 p.m. for the women, with the men’s game scheduled for 4 p.m.

Both the Wildcats and the Lady Wildcats are coming off championship seasons, as both squads captured the MACJC/Region 23 championships in 2014. Both teams also posted a record of 12-5-1 overall.

Men's Soccer vs. Carey

HATTIESBURG – Pearl River Community College opened its 2015 men’s soccer season with a 3-0 exhibition defeat at the hands of William Carey University Saturday at Crusader Field on the WCU campus.
Carey, of the Southern States Athletic Conference, scored one goal in the first half, then two more in the second as they also saw the Crusaders’ first action of the year.
Despite the defeat, Wildcat coach Paul Martin was pleased with his team as it prepares to defend its MACJC state championship from 2014.


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