Golden Eagles down Mustangs men’s soccer team
The 16th-ranked Golden Eagles men’s soccer team traveled to Rock Springs, Wyo., on Sept. 30 and shut out Western Wyoming Community College 1-0.
The Golden Eagles out shot their opponent 15-1, but could only manage a single goal. In the 68th minute, LCCC’s Peterson Neri passed a long high ball to Gleydson Neri, who let the ball bounce and then headed the ball over the rushing Mustangs keeper. Golden Eagle goalie Colby Keller and the LCCC defense are credited with their fifth shutout of the season.
LCCC Goals – Gleydson Neri (Peterson Neri ) 68:00
WWCC Goals – None
Shots on Goal – LCCC 15, WWCC 1
Keeper Saves – LCCC Colby Keller 1, WWCC Cory Thibeault 7 & Luis Trevisan 7
Corner Kicks – LCCC 9, WWCC 3
Trappers topple Golden Eagles
On a tough road trip, the Northwest College Trappers beat LCCC 5-4 on Oct. 1. Golden Eagle Gleydson Neri scored the first goal in the 26th minute off a cross from Jorge Arenas. Trapper Leonardo Medeiros answered back with a goal in the 30th minute. LCCC’s Alfonso Perea scored the final goal of the half off a punt from goalkeeper Colby Keller. In the second half the Trappers came out with drive and confidence. Northwest's Medeiros scored in the 56th minute to tie the game. Flavio Salmeron put the Trappers up by one in the 59th minute. LCCC’s Peterson Neri answered in the 68th minute with a penalty kick. In the 78th minute Alfonso Perea beat the Trapper defense and goalie to put the Eagles up by one. Medeiros answered back again with a tying goal in the 88th minute. In the last seconds of the game, an LCCC defender tackled Medeiros in the penalty box and the referee awarded a penalty kick. Trapper Alan De Costa converted the penalty kick for the game-winner.
LCCC Goals –Gleydson Neri (Jorge Arenas) 26:00, Alfonso Perea (Colby Keller) 41:00, Peterson Neri (PK) 68:00, Alfonso Perea (Unassisted) 78:00
NC Goals – Leonardo Medeiros (Unassisted) 30:00, Medeiros (Alan De Costa) 56:00, Flavio Salmeron (Mederios) 59:00, Medeiros (Kory Jansma) 88:00, Alan De Costa (PK) 90:00
Shots on Goal – LCCC 7, NC 11
Keeper Saves – LCCC Colby Keller 6, NC Cameron Stanek 3
Corner Kicks – LCCC 1, NC 4
The men’s soccer team (9-2-1 overall, 5-2 Region IX) will host 10th-ranked Otero Junior College on Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. and then Northeastern Junior College on Oct. 8 at 1 p.m. All Golden Eagle athletic home events are free.