Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer

Second-half slump dooms Wildcats in loss to Hinds

The Pearl River Community College men let a two-goal halftime lead slip their fingers in a wild 6-4 defeat at the hands of HInds in non-division soccer action Tuesday night at the PRCC Sports Complex.

The Wildcats (4-5) used a three-goal flurry late in the first half to grab a 3-1 halftime lead. But the Eagles dominated the second half, putting in four unanswered goals, then adding a backbreaker seconds after the Wildcats cut the margin to one goal late in the game.

Wildcats down Southwest 2-1 in dramatic fashion

Pearl River Community College needed a little extra time to complete a sweep of Southwest Mississippi in MACJC South Division soccer action Friday night at the PRCC Sports Complex.

Jackson Turner (Leakesville) fired in the game-winning goal four minutes into overtime to power the Wildcats to a dramatic 2-1 victory over the Bears.

Turner helped Pearl River (3-2 overall, 2-1 in division) overcome a 1-0 deficit after Jaime Delor put Southwest (4-2, 1-2) ahead on a penalty kick early in the second half.

Wildcats drop season opener to Itawamba 5-2.

The Pearl River Community College men suffered a 5-2 setback to Itawamba in the 2016 regular-season opener Saturday at the PRCC Sports Complex. 

The Wildcats took an early 1-0 lead at 26:18, when Jackson Turner headed in a corner kick from Junior Sanchez.

It was a costly score, however, as Turner and Itawamba defender Bryce Hunt collided on the play. Both players had to leave the game to receive stitches and did not return.

Wildcats drop 2-1 decision to Holmes in exhibition

The Pearl River Community College men's soccer team fell short Tuesday afternoon in a 2-1 defeat to Holmes in an exhibition contest at the PRCC Sports Complex.
Holmes got both of its goals within a two-minute span late in the first half. Luis Lopez opened the scoring on a crossing pass from David Born, and the Bulldogs added to their lead on a goal by Ramon Barcenas, on an assist from Cristian Macias.

PRCC soccer teams welcome signing Class of 2016

POPLARVILLE – The championship soccer programs at Pearl River Community College celebrated their 2016 signing class Thursday night with a Media Day event at Crosby Hall on the PRCC campus.

A group of 11 signees, out of 13 total, were in attendance to show their support for the Lady Wildcat program, while nine of 10 signees for the Wildcat men were there.

“Well, we’ll have some depth, where we didn’t last season,” said veteran Lady Wildcat coach Jack Byrd, whose teams are 114-16-6 in his nine seasons at the helm.

Gallant approved as PRCC men’s soccer coach

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College has announced the addition of former Wildcat standout Drew Gallant as new men’s soccer coach.

Gallant’s hiring was approved by the Pearl River Board of Trustees at its December meeting on Tuesday.

“I am ecstatic,” said Gallant. “It’s great to be back.”

Gallant replaces Paul Martin, who resigned in September for personal reasons after seven seasons as head coach. PRCC women’s coach Jack Byrd guided the Wildcats following Martin’s departure.


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