Wednesday, August 31, 2011

MCC-Maple Woods opens soccer season with a pair of wins over conference rivals

Both the men's and women's soccer teams won hard-fought games against conference rival St. Charles Community college in their home opener Tuesday.

The women's team came out strong against cross their opponents, breaking a 1-1 tie with two back-to-back goals in the second half to win the game 3-1.

Catch the ladies in action at the their next home game Sept. 6 @ 2 p.m. v. Barton County Community College. It's FREE!

The men contributed to and survived a fast and furious scoring onslaught to win the game 5-4 in the closing minutes. Fransisco Escutia, Gabriel Muniz, Russell Palmer, Nick Shelton and Mersad Halili all contributed a goal a piece to the efforts, with assists by Jack Connelly and Dan Polan.

Be sure to catch the next home game Sept. 8 @ 3 p.m. v. Cloud County Community College. It's FREE so come out and support the Monarchs!

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