Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
MORNING BRIEFING: Hurricane Gustav hits LSU soccer complex hard
by Paul Kennedy, September 3rd, 2008 8:15AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

MORNING BRIEFING: Hurricane Gustav its LSU soccer complex hard

Enjoying its highest ranking ever at No. 17 in the Soccer America Top 25, the LSU women returned home from Chicago to discover that the LSU Soccer Complex took a hard hit in Hurricane Gustav.

The complex lost the press box atop the stands along with fence damage and scoreboard damage. Other facilities on the Baton Rouge, La., campus were affected.

LSU is scheduled face Kent State Friday and Dartmouth Sunday at the Tiger Classic.

Tiger Stadium, home of LSU's football team, was hit hardest on the west side of the stadium, losing awnings over Stadium Club seating as well as significant glass damage within the structure.  There is also a considerable amount of debris in the stands and on the playing field and the fence surrounding the field was damaged.

The athletic administration building incurred damage to its roof and flooding on the first floor, and other facilities suffered damage.

SPEED GAME. Penn State's backline was exposed by Florida State's freshman speedsters, Jessica Price and Tiffany McCarty, as the Seminoles raced out to a 3-0 lead after 11 minutes and coasted to a 4-1 win. Despite the loss, Nittany Lion coach Erica Walsh said there was no need to panic.

"We've got plenty of speed on our team but we faced perhaps the fastest team in the country on Friday," Walsh told the Centre Daily News. "In that category, we're going to be just fine and we're probably going to have more speed than most of our opponents."

LATE MONDAY. Senior midfielder Taryn Hemmings scored two goals as No. 23 Denver a 2-1 win at Hawaii 2-1 in the final game of the Ohana Hotels & Resorts No Ka Oi.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
Bruins move back into first-place tie in Pac-12    
[UCLA-OREGON STATE: Men] No. 15 UCLA moved into a first-place tie with Washington in the Pac-12 ...
Terrapins are on an upward trend    
[INDIANA-MARYLAND: Men] Watch out for Maryland. The Terrapins' first season since leaving the ACC for the ...
College soccer on the air    
[2014 SCHEDULE] Pac-12 men's archrivals California and Stanford play on Monday night when the Golden Bears ...
Short-handed Bruins knock off No. 1 Huskies    
[UCLA-WASHINGTON: Men] UCLA, which began the season as the No. 1 team in the country, knocked ...
Bruins extend unbeaten streak to 35 games    
[UCLA-CALIFORNIA: Women] No. 1 UCLA blew open a close game with three-second half goals by Darian ...
Soccer alum pledges record $8 million for stadium    
[CONNECTICUT] Tony Rizza, who started 59 games as a defender for the University of Connecticut over ...
Gunn: 'We were dominant in every sense of the game'    
[STANFORD-UCLA: Men] Zach Batteer's goal in the 57th minute gave No. 9 Stanford a 1-1 draw ...
Beavers come away 'a little disappointed' with draw    
[OREGON STATE-WASHINGTON: Men] Freshman Jordan Jones scored on a header in the 73rd minute to give ...
Marquette's Lyon moves into top 10 for shutout streaks    
[RECORD BOOK] Charlie Lyon extended his shutout streak to 808 minutes, now the 10th longest such ...
Bruins take battle of unbeatens with two late goals    
[UCLA-STANFORD: Women] A golazo by Ally Courtnall and goal by Annie Alvarado fed brilliantly by Sam ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives