26 Mar Alicia Wilson inducted into WCU’s Sports Hall of Fame
HATTIESBURG, Ms — Navarro soccer coach Alicia Wilson was inducted into William Carey University’s Sports Hall of Fame during homecoming weekend Saturday, March 23.
Wilson, who played between 2000-04, was one of the most decorated women’s soccer players to ever play at William Carey. She was a four-time All-Conference, four-time first-team All-Region, and four-time All-American while remaining on the Dean’s List each year. The former Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) Player of the Year captained the Jamaican team while leading her country through multiple CONCACAF World Cup and Olympic Qualifying Games.
Wilson played professionally for six years in the W-League, Iceland and Costa Rica. Alicia started her coaching career at the University of West Florida as a graduate assistant, and then full time assistant coach. Alicia helped UWF to many conference championships and multiple runs in the National Tournaments (runners up in the national final).
Her Navarro soccer program consistently has being ranked among the NJCAA’s top 15 the last 4 seasons as the four-time Region XIV finalists compiled a 55-14-4 record (.753). Most recently, her 15-2-2 Bulldogs were ranked No. 1 three weeks and qualified for the 2018 national tournament at Foley, Al.