2011 Season Wrap Up
In only their third season of intercollegiate play, the St. Charles Community College men's soccer team named 4 players to First-Team and Second-Team All-Region XVI of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).
The men's team named an additional six players to First-Team and Second-Team All-MCCAC (Midwest Community College Athletic Conference). Sophomore midfielders Robbie Bajier and Bryan Powers both received First-Team All-Region. Bajier was also named First-Team All-MCCAC and Powers was named Second-Team All-MCCAC.
Freshman forward Conor Leach and sophomore goalkeeper Austin Haywood both earned Second-Team All-Region. Leach was also named First-Team All-MCCAC and Haywood was named Second-Team All-MCCAC.
The sophomore defensemen also claimed a couple awards, including First-Team All-MCCAC honoree Robert Wright and Second-Team All-MCCAC member Matt Jung.
The men's team finished the 2011 season with their best record yet at 12-5-1, with 3-0-1 finish in the conference. The Cougars were ranked third in Region XVI and won their first regional game 1-0 against Metropolitan Community College (MCC)-Blue River, the team they lost to in last year's Region XVI championship game. They moved on to the semi-final match against Jefferson College and lost 1-2.
SCC beat local rival St. Louis Community College on two occasions, including a 3-2 overtime thriller. The Cougars also notched a victory over perennial power Lewis & Clark Community College for the second consecutive season.
"We had the best record in the program's history, " said Tom Kearns, men's head coach."I'm proud of what this team accomplished. The program continues to build each and every year. I look forward to a very successful 2012 season."
Address: 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, CC 104, Cottleville, MO 63376-2865
College Founded: 1986
Colors: Maroon & Gray
Home Field: SCC Athletic Complex
Affiliation: NJCAA Division I
College President: Ronald Chesbrough
Athletic Director: Chris Gober, 636-922-8211
Athletics Secretary: Becky Witt
Athletic Department Phone: 636-922-8250
Best Time to Call: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Athletic Office Fax: 636-922-8204
Head Coach: Thomas Kearns
Assistant Coach: John Crowley
Soccer Phone: 636-922-8457
Facilities Director: Al Koehler
Grounds Supervisor: Dan Porter
Sports Information Director: Heather McDorman
Office Phone: 636-922-8277