POPLARVILLE – A total of 11 players for the Pearl River Community College soccer teams earned postseason recognition earlier this month, as selections to the All-MACJC and All-Region 23 teams.
POPLARVILLE – Seven sophomores brought their careers at Pearl River Community College to an end Saturday when they participated in the MACJC All-Star Soccer Game, held at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland.
Playing for the South team in the women’s game were four players from PRCC: goalkeeper Karsen Gildea (Ocean Springs), midfielder Caroline Grafe (Kiln), defender Abbi Henderson (Leakesville) and midfielder Mellie Snyder (Leakesville).
POPLARVILLE – The championship soccer programs at Pearl River Community College celebrated their 2016 signing class Thursday night with a Media Day event at Crosby Hall on the PRCC campus.
A group of 11 signees, out of 13 total, were in attendance to show their support for the Lady Wildcat program, while nine of 10 signees for the Wildcat men were there.
“Well, we’ll have some depth, where we didn’t last season,” said veteran Lady Wildcat coach Jack Byrd, whose teams are 114-16-6 in his nine seasons at the helm.
POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College sophomore midfielder Lyndsey Lee has added one more award to her lengthy list of honors for the 2015 soccer season.
Lee was named to the NJCAA All-America third team, which was announced Thursday.
Lee, a native of Picayune who played high school soccer at Our Lady Academy, is the fifth Lady Wildcat player to earn All-America honors since the program’s debut in 2003.
“She’s the best player I’ve ever coached,” said PRCC coach Jack Byrd. “I think it shows the respect other coaches in our region have for her.
POPLARVILLE – Several Pearl River Community College soccer standouts completed their junior college careers this past weekend, earning a number of honors in the process.
Sophomores Lyndsey Lee of Picayune and Chance Bourdene of Flowood were South Most Valuable Player for their respective teams this past weekend at the third annual MACJC All-Star Game at Ridgeland.
The North women won 2-1 over the South, while the South men were 5-3 winners over the North.
POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College sophomores Lyndsey Lee and Sarah Fortenberry were named to the NJCAA All-Region 23 Team, announced Thursday.
Lee, a midfielder from Picayune who played for Our Lady Academy, was the top vote-getter in polling of coaches in the MACJC/Region 23, with a record 104 points. Fortenberry, a former Forrest County AHS standout from Hattiesburg, was third in the voting with 77.
POPLARVILLE – Three members of the Pearl River Community College men’s soccer team were selected to the NJCAA All-Region 23 Team, announced Monday by the MACJC.
Forwards Chance Bourdene and Romar Smith were chosen from the four-time MACJC state champion Wildcats, along with goalkeeper Grant Adam.
Bourdene, a sophomore from Northwest Rankin who was voted as team captain at the start of the season, tallied 11 goals and 11 assists. Smith, a sophomore from Gulfport, led the Wildcats with 13 goals and had seven assists.
PICAYUNE – The 2015 soccer season at Pearl River Community College came to a disappointing end Saturday, as both the men and women went down to defeat in the NJCAA National Tournament at Picayune Memorial Stadium.
The Lady Wildcats gave a game effort against the No. 1 team in the nation, but Eastern Florida State prove too much in a 4-1 victory in the NJCAA District H championship game. The Pearl River men also went down to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of San Jacinto, Texas, in the NJCAA South Regional semifinals.
POPLARVILLE – The Pearl River Community College soccer teams will face their biggest challenge of the season on Saturday when they host regional action in the NJCAA National Tournament at Picayune High School.
The Lady Wildcats will face Eastern Florida State in the District H championship game at 3 p.m. Saturday, and the Wildcats will battle San Jacinto, Texas in the semifinals of the South Region Tournament at 7 p.m.
The District H final is a rematch of last season’s district final, won by the Lady Titans 4-0.
POPLARVILLE – Eight player from the Pearl River Community College soccer teams have been selected to play in the third annual MACJC Men’s and Women’s All-Star Game.
The games, presented by Holmes Community College, Mississippi Sports Medicine and Juco Weekly, will be played Nov. 14 at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland. The women’s game kicks off at noon, with the men’s game to follow at 2:30 p.m.