Sun Belt Tournament Recap

Daniel Waugh

The 2015 Sun Belt Women’s Soccer Championship was held last week, with South Alabama

In the opening round game between Georgia Southern and Troy, the Eagles took only five shots, with three being shots on goal, while the Trojans took nine shots overall with six being shots on goal. Troy won by a final score of 3-0, ending the Eagles season. Georgia Southern finished the season 6-11-2 (3-5-1 Sun Belt). Nora El-Shami was nominated to First Team All-Sun Belt Conference,for the second time in her career. She scored 9 goals and dished out 12 assists in her senior season. Jennifer WIttick finished the season with a team-high 11 goals.

South Alabama went on to defeat Georgia State 4-0 in the championship game, scoring three of their goals in the second half of play. This is South Alabama’s third straight Sun Belt Conference Championship, and the second time they finished the season as regular season champs and conference champs in the same season.