In a seesawing battle, against the Santa Ana Dons, PCC men’s soccer team snatched a 2-2 draw from the jaws of defeat at Robinson Stadium on Friday.
Sophomore, Barba took a chance against some of the world’s best undiscovered U-20 soccer players. He embarked on a potentially life-changing journey by signing up for the ‘Nike Chance,’ an international competition that only offers one Nike Soccer Academy professional contract.
The Lancers dropped their second consecutive game in heartbreaking fashion yesterday at San Bernardino Valley College.
This season Perez set the Lancer record as the all-time leader in saves (183) and shutouts (10).
On Friday the men’s soccer team dominated El Camino College Compton Center with a final score of 5-2 at home in Robinson Stadium. But more importantly they finish 7thin Southern California, sending them to the first round of the playoffs.
While the offense for PCC’s men’s soccer team scored two goals against El Camino College, the Lancers defense could not thwart El Camino’s offense, losing the game on Friday at home by the score of 4-2.
PCC forward Sergio Benitez called for the ball with five minutes left to play and the score even at 2-2 against El Camino College Compton Center at Robinson Stadium on Oct 22. George Barba launched the ball forward and Benitez controlled the pass with one touch at the edge of the 18-yard box. With his next touch of the ball Benitez launched a strike into the back corner of Compton’s net.
After a sore 3-2 loss against LA Harbor on Friday, the Lancers men’s soccer team (4-3-5) demolished the four-time defending CCCAA state champions Mt. San Antonio College (SAC) on Tuesday in a 5-2 win that Lancers head coach called “one of the biggest upsets of all time.”
Although the Lancers walked away tied with LBCC, their production and leadership from goalkeeper Gaetano Perez has been a tremendous help to this year’s young squad.
With a goal in the last moments of the game, the men’s soccer team won their opening conference game against El Camino.