The Laramie County Community College women's soccer team was on the road this weekend for its final two games of the regular season with matches against Sheridan College and Northwest College. On Friday Oct. 18, the Golden Eagles held off Sheridan for a 1-0 victory.
The Golden Eagles applied pressure by taking 17 shots throughout the game, 11 of which were on goal. Sheridan was held to two shots for the entire game. Freshman Morgan Wyant finally broke the tie in the 73rd minute when her shot took a deflection and found the net. Wyant recorded her sixth goal of the year.
Freshman Jessie Bradley was credited with the shutout.
LCCC – Morgan Wyant 73rd minute
LCCC – 17
Sheridan – 2
LCCC – 2
Sheridan – 10
LCCC – 6
Sheridan – 3
LCCC – 4
Sheridan – 4
Golden Eagles shut out Northwest College
On Saturday Oct. 19, the Golden Eagles finished the regular season on a strong note with a 2-0 victory of Northwest College in Powell, Wyo. The Golden Eagles won their first matchup against the Trappers at home 5-1.
The first half consisted of some great combination play for the Golden Eagles in creating opportunities leading to shots. LCCC got on the board in the 22nd minute when freshman Sierra Kuno headed home a headed pass from sophomore Seyit Mejia-Bello. Kuno now has seven goals on the year. The Golden Eagles got their second goal just before halftime when sophomore Francesca Ali converted on a penalty kick in the 40th minute to give the Golden Eagles a 2-0 lead.
LCCC controlled the second half, and goalkeeper Jessie Bradley recorded her fourth consecutive shutout.
With the win, LCCC improved to 15-2-1 on the year and 10-1-1 in Region IX. Up next they will host the Region IX tournament that takes place Nov. 1-2 at LCCC. It is still undecided who the Golden Eagles will face.
LCCC – Sierra Kuno 22nd minute, Francesca Ali 40th minute
LCCC – 15
Northwest – 5
LCCC – 4
Northwest – 7
LCCC – 11
Northwest – 3
LCCC – 12
Northwest – 10
LCCC – yc Francesca Ali 40th minute, yc Sierra Kuno 62nd minute, yc Seyit Mejia-Bello 64th minute
Northwest – rc Guadalupe Leyva 78th minute