Women's Soccer

Game Recaps

Veeraprame lifts Raiders to first region win

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Release: October 22, 2014

Midwest City, OK -Behind the dazzle play of sophomore forwardCeres Veeraprame, the Rose State Raiders (5-4-2, 1-3-0 Region II) picked up a crucial 3-1 victory over the Eastern Oklahoma State (1-11-2 , 1-4 Region II).

Veeraprame scored two early goals in the first half to put the Raiders up 2-0. Eastern came back with a penalty kick in the first half to make it 2-1. In the second half, freshmen Jensen Hecht picked up an early second half goal to secure the lead and the win for the Raiders.

“We needed a win before going into the next contest,” Head CoachDamon Solomonsaid. “Ceres played extremely well for us today and help us get the three points in the region.”

The Raiders tallied a 9-3 shot advantage over Eastern, including 7-1 on goal. Mariah Williams had two assists for the Raiders.

Rose State will return to Region II action on October 26th against Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.

Women's Soccer Falls 2-0 at Home

Courtesy: Rose State Athletics
Release: October 6, 2014

Midwest City, OK. – Rose State women's soccer lost 2-0 at Northern Oklahoma –Tonkawa (RV) Sunday afternoon. The Raiders drop to 4-3-2 and 0-2 in the conference, while the Mavericks improve to 5-9 and 1-2 in the conference.

Northern Oklahoma gained control in the first half with a goal by Leah Gragg in the 33:08 minute mark. The Raiders fought hard with some quality shots but ended the half down 1-0.

During the second half, the Raiders came out aggressively with several attempts on target but could not find the goal. NOC Tina Rush scored in the game at the 59:49 minute mark due to Rose State focus on the attack, the score stayed 2-0 until the end of regulation.

Coach Solomon says, ‘it was a physical contest and we need that kind of game for us. I was proud of them for stepping up to the challenge.”

The Raiders will be back in action Sunday, Oct. 12th against NEO AM at Red Robertson Field. The game is scheduled for a 2:00 pm start.

Women's Soccer Makes It Two In A Row With 3-2 Double OT Win Over Paris College

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Release: October 2, 2014

Midwest City, OK- Rose State women’s soccer scores an early goal in the second overtime to secure a 3-2.   Pairs scored in the first half to make it a 1-0 lead but two minutes later sophomore Ceres Veeraprame (Edmond, OK) scored to tie it up before half.   In the second half, freshmen Gracie Jonas (Noble, OK) scored to give the Raiders the lead but ten minutes later, Paris tied it up 2-2. First overtime came to draw at two apiece.   In the second overtime, Mariah Williams (Sapulpa, OK) put it away with a header from Kyla Sharry (Moore, OK).  Which gave the Raiders  a 3-2 double overtime win over Paris College, TX and improved their record to 4-2-1.  Coach Solomon said, He was glad Mariah scored the game winner for the team.   “She is always right there by the goal.”   Janessa Elger (Midwest City, OK) had 9 saves on the day.    Next contest for the Rose State women’s soccer is at 2pm on October 3rd at Ranger College in Ranger, TX.

Women’s Soccer Takes Home First Win of Season

Courtesy: Rose State Athletics
Release: September 29, 2014

Midwest City, OK –It was an afternoon of firsts for the 2014 Rose State women’s soccer team, as the Raiders captured their first home win of the season by a final score of 5-1 against Southwestern Christian University JV.

It was a quiet start but it did not take long for Freshmen Kyla Sharry to get on the board for Rose State. Sharry finished a penalty in the 11th minute to tie it up. After that, the Raiders scored four more goals in a thirty two minute span. Coach Solomon said,” we played really well tonight. We moved the ball and everyone contributed to the first win here at home this season.” “I saw some good things out of all the players today.” Kyla Sharry had a pair of goals, while Jensen Hecht, Bailey Bacon and Cheyenne Bledsoe had a goal each for the Raiders.

The next contest for the Rose State women’s soccer is at home against Paris College, Texas on September 30th at 1:00 pm.

Raiders fall to NEO A&M at Home

Courtesy: Rose State Athletics
Release: September 25, 2014

Midwest City, Ok. – The Rose State College women’s soccer (2-2-1) team lost its first region II game on Tuesday as the Raiders fell to NEO A&M 1-0.

After a scoreless first half, the Horsemen (7-1) drew the game winner on Haley Hunter’s goal at the 81:03 mark, to give NEO A&M a 1-0 lead and the win.

Ceres Veeraprame led the Raiders with five shots in the game, while three other Rose State players registered two shots each. Rose State outshot the Horsemen 17-4.

Rose State will next be in action Friday at home against Southwestern Christian University JV. The game is set to begin at 5:30 p.m.

Rose State Women's Soccer Earns Second Victory of 2014 Season

Courtesy: Rose State Athletics
Release: September 19, 2014

Mesquite, Tx. –The Rose State College women's soccer team was in control Thursday afternoon as the Raiders defeated Eastfield College TX, 2-0, in a non-conference match.

Raiders (2-2-1) out-shooting the East Field (1-5-1) 7-2 and posting a 5-1 advantage in corner kicks.

The first goal came by Christin Birch in the eighth minute. It was served by Mariah William’s cross from the right side of the field. It gave the Raiders an early 1-0 lead.

Exactly 42 minutes later, the second goal came in the second half with a ball from freshmen Christin Birch. Birch sent a through ball across the eighteen yard box to sophomore, Ceres Veeraprame. Which, Veeraprame found the back of the net to give the Raiders a 2-0 lead.

Sophomore, Kyndra Johnson, notched her first collegiate shutout this season and recorded two saves. Freshmen Janessa Egler coming in the seventh minute to record one save during the match.

Coach Solomon said the girls are playing really well right now. They are communicating better and playing well as a team. He also said, it’s good that it’s happening right now, since region play starts next Tuesday against NEO A&M.

The Raiders will play their first region match at home against NEO A&M at 3pm. The horsemen are coming into Tuesday’s match on a five game win streak. NEO A&M is last year Region II champs.

Note: The match against Cedar Valley on Saturday September 20th has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.

Rose State Women's Soccer Earns First Victory of 2014 Season

Courtesy: Rose State Athletics
Release: September 10, 2014

Irving, Texas. -Two first half goals lead the Rose State women’s soccer team (1-2-1) to their first victory of the year on Tuesday night, defeating Nothlake College (2-3) in a 2-1 contest. In a physical affair that saw Rose State down a goal after the ten minutes, the Raiders scored an early goal and a late goal in the first half to secure the win.

The first half saw an abundance of shots on goal as Rose State tallied four and North Lake tacked on four. An early cross from Freshmen Gracie Jonas (Noble, OK) that hit the left post and Sophomore Ceres Veeraprame (Edmond, OK) followed it up to tie the match 1-1 a piece.

Four minutes later, Freshmen Christen Birch(Yukon, OK.) scored her second goal of the year in the 19th minute. Birch's set piece goal gave the Raiders the lead. Which became the overall game winner.

Redshirt Freshmen goalkeeper Janessa Egler (Midwest City, OK) made 3 saves on the day, all in the first half, and earned her first victory of the year in goal. Freshman Kyla Sharry (Moore, OK) and Gracie Jonas each recorded two shots a piece.

The Raiders return to action on Thursday , Sept. 18 at Easfield College TX.

Rose State/ Southwestern Christian University JV Women's Soccer Game Rescheduled

September 10, 2014

Midwest City, OK. –The Rose State College women's soccer game vs. Southwestern Christian University JV which was originally scheduled for 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12 has been rescheduled to Friday Sept. 26th at 5:30 p.m. The game will remain a home contest for the Raiders, the date and time has changed.

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