Coach Wes Hart and the Crimson Tide soccer team continued to struggle on the road, losing on Friday night in College Station to Texas A&M 4-0, dropping The team droped its fourth straight game and fifth straight game in the SEC. The Aggies took a 1-0 lead in the 23rd minute in the first half with a shot from 12 yards out on to the far post by Ally Watt.
At the age of four, Emily Rusk wanted to do everything like her big sister Katherine. So when Katherine started playing soccer, little sister Emily followed. Katherine would play the forward position while practicing her shot in the backyard of their home in Charlotte, North Carolina.
After a chilly and windy night in Tuscaloosa for the Iron Bowl of soccer, the Alabama Crimson Tide fell to the Auburn Tigers in double overtime 2-1. Going into halftime down 1-0, The Crimson Tide rallied back in the second half to even the score, but the Tigers regained the lead in the second overtime to get their 11th win of the season and defeat the Crimson Tide for the fourth-straight win in the all-time series. “Rivalry or not, that would be the effort, energy, and competitive spirit that I would want our girls to bring every game,” coach Wes Hart said. Sophomore goalkeeper Kat Stratton made her second start and fourth appearance of the season, replacing senior Emily Rusk.
Since the late 1800s, the Alabama vs. Auburn football competition has been one of the greatest rivalries in sports history. Whether it’s the chants of “Roll Tide” or “War Eagle” rooming through the two schools, they battle each year to determine who the most dominate team in the state of Alabama is.
Issues on the road continued for coach Wes Hart and the Alabama Crimson Tide Soccer team on Sunday. After dropping a 2-0 lead in the second half in their loss to the Ole Miss in Oxford, the Crimson Tide traveled to Columbia and lost to the South Carolina Gamecocks 3-0. The Gamecocks took an early lead at the six minute mark with a goal scored by forward Raina Johnson off an assist by Sophie Groff.
Following last weekend’s loss on the football field, the Alabama soccer team couldn’t find redemption on the soccer field against the Ole Miss Rebels, losing 3-2 in Oxford. Coming off a season-high 38 shots, including 12 on goal in its 2-0 victory against Jacksonville State, the Crimson Tide once again dominated the offensive attack at the start of the game against the Rebels. In the 24th minute, freshman forward Christina Martensson scored her first collegiate goal with a header into the right side of the net off an assist by Celia Jimenez, and gave the Crimson Tide a 1-0 lead.
Standing on the field at Olympic Stadium in Montreal Celia Jimenez looks into the stands to see her parents.
BIRMINGHAM — In its fourth appearance at Legion Field, the U.S. Women’s National Team gave the 35,753 fans in attendance a show in an 8-0 rout of Haiti. The crowd was a record for a USWNT match in the southeast and made itself known throughout the match with the American Outlaws leading songs and cheers for the 2015 Women's World Cup champions.
After two straight victories at home, the Alabama Crimson Tide soccer team dropped its first home game of the season against the Kentucky Wildcats 1-0. In front of a large crowd of over 900 in Alabama Soccer Complex, coach Wes Hart and the Crimson Tide played their second game in the SEC but couldn’t find a good look on offense against a tough Kentucky Wildcats defense, and dropped their fourth game of the season. “I’m grateful at the home fans for coming out, just wish we would have gave them a better performance,” Hart said. Kentucky gained an early momentum in the first half.