Soccer Athletes Named to Regional, Conference Teams

November 14, 2012

The men’s soccer team advanced to the regional semifinals of the 2012 season, beating East Central 2-1 in the first round. After losing to Jefferson College in the second round, the Cougars finished the season 8-6-2.

Soccer Athletes Named to Regional, Conference Teams

Cougars sophomore Tommy Corrigan competes for a loose ball against a Southwest Illinois College player.

Tyler Johnson was selected to both the first team All-Region XVI of the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) and first team All-MCCAC (Midwest Community College Athletic Conference). Brad Duke also was selected to first team All-MCCAC. In total, two men were selected to All-Region teams and six men were selected to All-MCCAC teams.

“I’m always impressed with the local talent from St. Charles County and St. Louis area. We are able to build a strong team and have a nice season each and every year,” said Tom Kearns, men’s head coach. “Our opponents know they are always in for a tough match.”

SCC’s women’s soccer team suffered several injuries this season, and finished 2-11. “The women showed great character and battled every game,” said Ashlee Slayback, women’s head coach. “Everybody had good attitudes and adjusted well to learning new positions for the betterment of the team. The sophomores were great impact players, and the returning players will be a solid staple for next year.”

Four women were selected to the All-Region XVI teams, with first-team selections including Ashley Trautman, Hayley Miller and Alex Reiter.

This story was published in SCC's Fall 2012 Chaz newsletter.

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