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August 26, 2012
SIU-Edwardsville wins Hilton Garden Inn Hokie Invitational
Jared Tejada earns MVP honors after netting a pair of goals

BLACKSBURG – The SIU-Edwardsville Cougars won this year’s Hilton Garden Inn Hokie Invitational after finishing the tournament 2-0-0. With the second Cougar goal against host Virginia Tech on Friday night and the game-winner against No. 19 James Madison this afternoon, Jared Tejada was named the tournament MVP. The senior only played a total of 32 minutes in two games, but made every minute count for the Cougars.

Friday night saw Richmond upset James Madison 1-0 on a Timmy Albright goal in the eighth minute, before SIUE defeated the host Hokies 3-1.

The Cougars continued its run on Sunday by defeating JMU 1-0, behind Tejada’s goal in the 35th min, while Virginia Tech knocked off Richmond 1-0 on a goal by David Clemens in the 21st minute.

Hilton Garden Inn Hokie Invitational All-Tournament Team

MVP: Jared Tejada (SIUE)
Bjarki Adalsteinsson (JMU)
Ryan Bauer (SIUE)
Nick Butler (UR)
David Fiorello (VT)
Michael Forsyth (UR)
Matt Polster (SIUE)
Mitch Reavis (UR)
Kyle Renfro (VT)
Dale Robins-Bailey (JMU)
Kevin Stoll (SIUE)
Ben Strong (VT)

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