Alex Tejada

Montevallo Lacrosse Improves in Second Season on Campus

Lara Schuetz and Lauren Duckworth high-five after a goal. Frank Rogers and the women’s lacrosse team have opened 2017 with a 5-5 start to the new campaign. The Falcons have recorded a first conference win and look significantly improved from last year’s 6-12 inaugural season. Last year’s top scorer, Jami Hudak, leads the Falcons on goals again this season. She has 24 goals despite missing the first two games. Irfana Ahmed leads the Gulf South in saves with 93. Jess Culver leads the Falcons in assists. The Kansas City native has 13 in her sophomore season and has chipped...

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Falcon basketball opens 2017 with conference play

The men’s basketball team cheers after one of their three wins so far in this season. Photo courtesy of UM Athletics In their final season in the Peach Belt, Montevallo basketball has opened the new year with a mixed start. Coach Danny Young’s team opened the new year with a win at Auburn-Montgomery before their first conference road tests. A dominating 74-49 win was overshadowed by a loss at Augusta. The Falcons suffered two defeats in a row after a home loss to UNC Pembroke, but got back on track with wins over Georgia Southwestern and Flagler. A shocking...

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UM athletes enter conference play

The women’s soccer team also opened conference play this season with up and down moments. Photo courtesy of UM Athletics. UM’s volleyball and soccer teams opened conference play earlier this month and are approaching the midway point of their seasons. All three teams have had mixed results, with some memorable wins followed by disappointing defeats. Montevallo remains in position in the conference standings to make a surge up the rankings. Men’s and women’s soccer have had fantastic performances but have also had a scoreless night or two. There is no doubting the potential to win every game, but the...

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Montevallo athletics enjoying early season success

The fall semester has brought a 4-0 winning streak for the men’s soccer team. Photo courtesy of UM Athletics. Montevallo’s men’s soccer team is nationally ranked 24th after a perfect 4-0 start to the new season. Coach Bruce Dietterle has brought in many new faces and it has led to instant success. Freshman forward Oliver Cylkowski has picked up three goals in four matches, and in-coming goalkeeper Robert Kuta has picked up Peach Belt Goalkeeper of the Week awards in successive weeks. Another freshman, Liam Moore, has scored two in his debut season. With the return of Jeff Hessenburger,...

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