International soccer players aim for their goals

By Ivan Cazares Success both on and off the field is essential to three international student  athletes. Sambo Dama, Andres Martinez, Manuel Avendano and Agustin Barros will represent East Los Angeles College on the soccer field this season. Martinez, Avendano and Barror are from Chile. Dama comes to us from Benin. “The priority is that they are students first and athletes second. Their parents’ primary concern isn’t them playing soccer….

September 14, 2016
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Huskies’ men’s soccer begins new era

By Liliana Marquez The East Los Angeles College soccer team qualified for the 2014 California Community College Athletics Association SoCal Regional playoffs for the first time since 2011, a great ending to a thrilling season. The Huskies ended their season 8-9-5 overall, 5-6-3 in the South Coast Conference and advanced to playoffs along with five other SCC teams. ELAC finished its season with a 2-1 defeat in the first round of playoffs on…

December 10, 2014
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Men’s soccer clinches playoff spot

By Liliana Marquez After two consecutive seasons without advancing to playoffs, the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team clinched a spot despite losing against Los Angeles Harbor College, 2-0, on Nov. 14 at Weingart Stadium. The Huskies ended the regular season ranked No. 10 in the South Region with a record of 8-8-5 overall and 5-6-3 in the South Coast Conference. ELAC will face Santiago Canyon College (13-4-3, 9-3-2)…

November 20, 2014
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Huskies lose to Cerritos, 2-1 in men’s soccer

By Jonathan Castro   The East Los Angeles College Huskies men’s soccer team came in to Tuesday’s game against No. 4-ranked Cerritos College with a playoff berth at stake. The Huskies had already fallen to the Falcons earlier in the year 2-1 and were determined to beat them to keep all hope alive. The Huskies came out of the gates looking to draw first blood as they attacked Cerritos much…

October 30, 2012
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East LA College men’s soccer loses to Cerritos

By Liliana Marquez   The men’s soccer team has struggled throughout the season. With only three games left, the playoffs are no longer an option after their eighth conference defeat 2-1 yesterday against Cerritos College. ELAC lost 1-0 to defending state champions Mt. San Antonio College last Friday. The loss against Mt. SAC left the Huskies having to win their remaining four games as well as rely on the results…

October 29, 2012
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East LA College men’s soccer wins 2-1

By Erik Luna   The East Los Angeles College men’s soccer avenged last month’s 2-1 loss to Long Beach City College beating them 2-1 at home, last night in front of a vocal crowd. With the South Coast Conference win, the Huskies now stand 5-6-4 overall,  3-5 in SCC play. The Vikings dropped to 4-8-3 (2-3-3). Neither team is ranked however both are mathematically still in the hunt for a playoff berth. The first goal of the night came…

October 20, 2012
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East L.A. College men’s soccer wins 6-1

October 11, 2012

  By Liliana Marquez   A brace from Adolfo Larios and well-taken finishes from Salvador Medrano, Daniel Llanos, David Farias and Christian Altamira over El Camino College Compton Center gave the Huskies a 6-1 win last Tuesday, Oct. 9 on Husky turf. The win moves the East Los Angeles College into fifth place in the South Coast Conference standings. Compton’s Alfredo Munguia opened the scoring in the 12th minute. Three minutes later,…

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ELAC men’s soccer ties Fullerton

By Liliana Marquez   Two braces for both teams lit up an entertaining encounter between the men’s soccer team and Fullerton College which ended even thanks to a 68th minute goal by Husky Adolfo Larios last Friday at Weingart Stadium. This result gave ELAC their third draw with an overall record of 1-1-3. The winless Fullerton Hornets were left with an overall record of 0-2-1. The Huskies will host Victor…

September 17, 2012
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