Hot streak places women's soccer at No. 11 nationally

By Hannah White

The women’s soccer team sits just outside the national Top 10 rankings at No. 11 after winning three straight matches and drawing one.

On Oct. 1 the Laramie County Community College Golden Eagles tied 0-0 with Schoolcraft Community College. The Golden Eagles had 14 total shots the whole game but couldn’t put one in the goal. Schoolcraft had 12 total shots. The Golden Eagles overall record is 12-2-2. Their next game is away at Northwest College on Oct. 12 at 11 a.m.

The Eagles came out with a win against then-ranked No. 3 team Monroe Community College 2-1 in overtime on Monroe’s home field on Sept. 30. Monroe had the first goal of the game in the third minute. Shino Kunisawa had the Golden Eagles first goal to tie up the game. Vanessa Alexander scored the game winner in overtime with an assist by Monica Lubin to defeat Monroe. 

The Golden Eagles earned a victory over Western Nebraska Community College 5-0 on Sept. 28. Shino Kunisawa scored within the first ten minutes of the game with a pass from Junko Honda. Kunisawa had another goal shortly after that as well. The other goals in the game were scored by Jezmine Lora, Monica Lubin with an assist by Honda, and Vanessa Alexander.

The LCCC women’s soccer team defeated Northwest College 4-1 on Sept 24.

Alexander had the first goal of the game with an assist by Monica Lubin. Caroline Arias and two goals with one assist by Jezmine Lora. Lubin also had a goal with the assist by Shino Kunisawa. 

Upcoming games will be on Oct. 12, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., against Northwest College; Oct. 14, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., against North Idaho College; and Oct. 16, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., against CU Gold (non-member school).