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Women’s soccer dominates nationally ranked teams

Monday, October 11, 2010
Golden Eagles take out two top 10 teams.

The 14th-ranked Laramie County Community College Golden Eagles women’s soccer team beat second-ranked Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers 5-2 at home on Oct. 8.

The Golden Eagles got on the scoreboard first in the 10th minute of play with a goal from Emi Yamamoto assisted by Shino Kunisawa. Lewis and Clark scored the tying goal in the 13th minute. In the 20th minute Brittany DeMartin crossed the ball to Cori Mizel who put it in the net to regain the lead. Lewis and Clark answered back with a goal in the 23rd minute. In the 31st minute Yamamoto scored a goal assisted by Junko Honda. The Golden Eagles led again for the third time. The halftime score was 3-2.

Monica Lubin, who missed the first half of the game due to a dentist appointment, came in and added even more spark to the Golden Eagles offense. Lubin scored in the 58th and 64th minute. Both goals were assisted by Yamamoto. Lubin’s two goals were all the insurance the Golden Eagles would need to beat the Trailblazers and to hand them their first loss of the season.

Box Score
Goals – 2 Emi Yamamoto (LCCC), 2 Monica Lubin (LCCC), 1 Cori Mizel (LCCC) 1 Casey Vitale (LC), 1 Kiersten Motti (LC)
Assists- 2 Emi Yamamoto (LCCC), 1 Shino Kunisawa (LCCC), 1 Brittany DeMartin (LCCC), 1 Junko Honda (LCCC), 1 Courtney Bresnahan (LC)
Shots on Goal – LCCC 16, LC 9
Total Shots- LCCC 22, LC 11
Keeper Saves – LCCC Lauren Pelkey 8, LC Maggie Dudas 11
Corner Kicks – LCCC 9, LC 2

The 14th-ranked Golden Eagles hosted the sixth-ranked Monroe Community College Tribunes on Oct. 10. LCCC scored a goal in each half to win the game 2-0. Melissa Ledesma scored the first goal in the 35th minute, assisted by Amanda Halter. Halter added the insurance goal in the 66th minute, assisted by Shino Kunisawa.

Box Score
Goals – 1 Melissa Ledesma (LCCC), 1 Amanda Halter (LCCC)
Assist – 1 Amanda Halter (LCCC), Shino Kunisawa (LCCC)
Shots on Goal – LCCC 10, MCC 8
Total Shots- LCCC 14, MCC 10
Keeper Saves – LCCC Lauren Pelkey 8, MCC Angela Williamson 8
Corner Kicks – LCCC 8, MCC 4

The women’s soccer team (12-3-1 overall, 5-0 Region IX) will host conference opponent Northwest College (2-7-1) at 4 p.m. on Oct. 15. All Golden Eagle athletic home events are free.

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