2017 Women's Soccer
Record: 7-9 Home: 5-4 Away: 2-5 AAC: 5-4
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Both teams pay tribute to Jenna Bragg at midfield prior to Thursday's match.
(20)Southeastern University
Women's Soccer - Fri, Aug. 25, 2017

WEST POINT, Ga. – Point University (1-1) was shutout by the visiting Southeastern Fire (1-0), 5-0, in Thursday, Aug. 24 non-conference intercollegiate women's soccer action at River Bowl Stadium in West Point, Ga.  The match was a part of the Jenna Paige Bragg Memorial Classic, a four-team tournament to honor the life of former Point University women's soccer player Jenna Bragg.  Jenna's mother, father, sister, brother, and grandparents were honored at midfield prior to the contest and were presented with 24 roses, signifying the uniform number that Jenna wore as a member of the 2015 Skyhawk women's soccer team.


Head coach Randy Douglas said after the match, "It was an honor to have the Bragg family join us as we celebrated the life of a wonderful young woman such as Jenna.  We miss Jenna dearly as a team, and we are very happy to honor her memory with the formation of this classic bearing her name."


The Fire wasted no time getting on the board, taking a 1-0 lead at 12:29, with a goal off of the foot of sophomore midfielder Bania Duran, assisted by sophomore forward Uchenna KanuKanu would go on to add three goals of her own during the first half at 22:11, 28:39, and 43:43, giving the Fire a 4-0 lead going into halftime.  She also assisted on Southeastern's only goal of the second half.


Coming out of halftime, the Fire added their final goal of the contest when midfielder Estefania Fuentes found the back of the net at 45:40, increasing their lead to 5-0, which would prove to be enough for Southeastern to head home with the victory, 5-0.


Junior goalkeeper Rachel Ash (Douglasville, GA) started and played 79:39, allowing five goals while making six saves, and sophomore goalkeeper Martha Mormeneo (Buford, GA) played the final 10:21 in-goal and saved two shots.  Senior keeper Sydni Brookhouser played 68:10 minutes in-goal for Southeastern, allowing no goals while making two saves, and was replaced for the final 21:50 by senior goalkeeper Kaitlyn Romero who allowed no goals and saved two shots.


Next Match: The Skyhawks will continue play in the Jenna Paige Bragg Memorial Classic as they host Thomas University at River Bowl Stadium in West Point, Ga. on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 8:30 p.m. eastern time.