The 16th-ranked Golden Eagles men’s soccer team
traveled to Scottsbluff, Neb., on Sept. 28 and shut out Western Nebraska Community College 3-0.
The Eagles went after the Cougars' goal from the first whistle. Eight minutes into the game, Golden Eagle Alfonso Perea put one past the Cougars' goalie for the first point, assisted by Landon Horst. Early in the second half, the Eagles applied some strong pressure on the Cougar "d," which resulted in WNCC scoring a goal on itself. The final goal was scored off a free kick taken by LCCC’s Peterson Neri. Box Score
LCCC Goals –Alfonso Perea (Landon Horst) 8:00, WNCC own goal 49:00, Peterson Neri (Unassisted) 68:00
WNCC Goals – None
Shots on Goal – LCCC 12, WNCC 2
Keeper Saves – LCCC Colby Keller 2, WNCC Jesus Alvarado 5 & Joey Rasnic 3
Corner Kicks – LCCC 8, WNCC 1
The men’s soccer team (8-1-1 overall, 4-1 Region IX) will travel to Rock Springs, Wyo., on Sept. 30 to play Western Wyoming Community College at 3 p.m. and then to Powell, Wyo., on Oct. 1 to play Northwest College at 2 p.m.