Posted at 5 p.m. Oct. 19, 2016

Womens soccer defeats No. 1 team in the region

The Laramie County Community College women’s soccer team has finished the regular season on a 13-game win streak and will play the Region IX quarterfinal on its home field.

The Golden Eagles will host Northeastern Junior College in the Region IX quarterfinal at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the LCCC Athletic Fields.

The last time they lost a match was on Aug. 27 against Trinidad State Junior College, which lost 3-2.

The Golden Eagles ended the regular season with a record of 15-1-1. They’re also coming off of wins against the No. 1 team in the nation, Eastern Florida State College, 3-1, on Oct. 14 and conference opponent Western Wyoming Community College, 1-0, on Oct. 15.

The Titans from Eastern Florida were down six starters coming into the match and midfielder Guro Eriksen suffered an injury early in this match and was carted off the field.

The Golden Eagles set the tone in this match against Eastern Florida, all of the Golden Eagles’ goals came in the first half. Forward Jemma House scored in the eighth minute on a free kick; that goal made House the all-time scoring leader at LCCC with 38 career goals. Midfielder Aubrey Gessner scored an unassisted goal in the 18th minute. Midfielder Nikita Woods scored a goal in the 30th minute, and midfielders Abby Morillon and Natalie de Marco were credited with the assist. Goalie Jess Urquhart had three saves in the match.

LCCC’s defense controlled WWCC Oct. 15. The Golden Eagles allowed no shots on goal and midfielder Morillon scored the game’s lone goal in the 18th minute. Midfielder Gessner was credited with the assist.