The crowd at Robinson field enthusiastically cheered the Lancer soccer team in itsthird game of the season on Sept. 7, when itthrashed College of the Desert with an overwhelming final score of 6-0.
The lancers started out strong, scoring three goals within the first 40 minutes of the game.Â
Half time hit and the score was still 3-0.Â â€œAt half time we talked about mistakes of the last game and then came out and focused,â€ said Hallie White, Nursing.
In the first half of the second period the Lancers played good defense but still noscoring additional points.Â There were many attempts but the ball kept bouncing off of the goal post, as the crowd sighed.
In the middle of the second period the Lancers scored another point.Â Â â€œWe played well, had good possessionâ€ said Amanda Papac, Communication.
With 27minutes left to go in the game, the Lancers scored another point, as the game headed towards the finish.
â€œThe team has good speed, technical skill and size,â€ said CoachRandy Lilavois.
The College of the Desert Roadrunners didall they could to get the ball but the Lancers gained control and the crowd screamed as they hit the ball into the net.
As the game neared the endand was at 10 minutes, the Lancers scored againmaking the final score, 6-0
â€œWe talked before the game about how we had opportunities in the previous game but we did not score a lot of goals.Â We had a lot of opportunities in this game and we were able to put the ball in the net That is the big difference,â€ said Lilavois
With the season just starting there are many more games to go and the Lancers are prepared.
â€œ I want to beat teams we are afraid of and get as many goals as we can,â€ said Papac.
Lilavois talked about his expectations for the season after the game.
â€œWe want to be competitive and go to the conference [finals]. Hopefully we will finish at the top,â€ said Lilavois