Despite their game being postponed due to the heat, the PCC Women’s Soccer team continued the ritual of their 12 p.m. practice under the scorching sun. By 4 p.m., their ritual would end under the watchful eyes of the competing El Camino Warriors as the game began. Coming off of 2 wins, they came into Tuesday afternoon confident that they were going to secure a win and continue their streak, according to Forward Andrea Sanchez. “I thought we had this one because we had prepared …
After losing the past four games and only having one win under their belt, the women’s soccer team has come out victorious once again with a 6-2 final score against LA Valley College. The win did more than boost just their status, it brought confidence to the team who have had a rocky start to their season. Being on the road the last two weeks in a hundred degree weather has had an affect on the team as well as their fans. In particular Kristin …
For the second time this season, the Lancers women’s soccer team blew away their opponent, East Los Angeles College, scoring 12 goals in the process, and finishing with a clean sheet. They scored the most goals for the team in over 23 years. Normally a team would have celebrated after it broke a record that stood for over two decades, but this team is still trying to find their way, and they’ve suffered some agonizing defeats the past four matchups.
Momentum is an overused term in sports. A team either believes in it or they believe that good players make great plays to change the focus on the game. A touchdown from a deficit, a hot-hand in poker, a first set win in tennis. These are all examples of the “Momentum Effect”. A concept in sports that has no evidence but is undyingly understood. With a goal 30 minutes into the second quarter after trailing the opponent all game, the tide changed.
New season, new players, new team. This is what PCCs women’s soccer team is looking forward to in its games ahead. With six games left in the season, a 1-5 standing, and 14 games ahead of them, the team is trying to formulate the best system to beat their rivals.
It had been 14 years in which Erica Perez had been blazing her way through soccer fields. 14 years of soccer being her reason to wake up, to pick up a ball, to practice drills for hours. 14 years of experiencing pre-game jitters instantly switching to game mode once the whistle blows. 14 years of soccer being a core source of her happiness, until one day, the story was no longer about soccer.
Winning matters! Does your individual production lead to team success? It’s not enough to be a regular starter or be a good role player. To be on this list, you have to be one of the best at PCC, one of best in the South Coast Conference (SCC), and damn near one of the best in the state. And it’s only fair to separate the best into three separate categories. The MVPs, the game changers, and the leaders in descending order. We’re also listing the …
New women’s soccer head coach, Terryn Soelberg becomes the first female and full-time instructor in the history of PCC’s women soccer program.
“I’m going to fuck her up!”
Once undefeated at the start of the month, the Lancers suffered a terrible turn in fortune as they were delivered their worst home loss in the team’s history against Rio Hondo College on Tuesday and then fell to Cerritos College on Saturday.