Men’s Soccer playoff bound despite losing three in a row

November 15, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara Despite losing a decisive match against El Camino Compton Center 0-1, men’s soccer will return to the playoffs after a three-year absence. The Huskies have lost the last three consecutive games in the same fashion. Despite the losses, men’s soccer’s previous record helped them advance to playoffs. Throughout the season, not scoring in key moments have anguished East Los Angeles College, and Friday’s game wasn’t the exception….

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Team lacks consistency in key moments

November 5, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara A defensive lapse in the second half left men’s soccer short of a victory against Mount San Antonio College, resulting in a 3-0 lost on Friday. East Los Angeles College began the game strong, beating Mt. Sac in quickness at moments in the wings. Defensive errors however, distorted ELAC’s flow and Mt. Sac took advantage. In minute 28 of the game, Mt.Sac sophomore midfielder Sam Ponting took the…

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Disallowed goal contributes to loss

October 25, 2017

By Noe Ortega A disallowed goal by the referee and men’s soccer’s lack of offensive presence, resulted in an away loss, 2-1, to El Camino College on Friday. “We played horrible. This is the worst we’ve ever played out of seven games,” sophomore midfielder William Morse said. In minute 76, the Huskies had a goal disallowed after a corner kick from Morse was crossed into the penalty box, that sophomore…

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Men’s soccer looks forward to upcoming season

May 24, 2017

By Jordan Elias  The men’s soccer team’s main goal for the upcoming season is to qualify to playoff, after two season of not doing so. “The goal of this season is to go to Playoff,” said head coach Eddie Flores. “I feel great and ready. I feel like this season more determined players will come to play”, said sophomore forward Luis Alvarado. The overall of the last season was 2-10-9,…

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Men’s soccer ends season in loss

November 17, 2016

By Stephanie Guevara Men’s soccer ended its season with a bitter 6-1 loss on the road to Mt. San Antonio College on Friday. East Los Angeles College’s only goal was scored in the 65th minute by sophomore winger Luis Alvarado. “It’s difficult to say that our season wasn’t great, but overall we tried our best and maybe our best wasn’t enough. People out there know we tried. They know we…

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Men’s soccer comes up short in rivalry game

By Juile Santiago  Men’s soccer lost 2-1 in the last minutes of a home game against Los Angeles Harbor College last Friday. In the first half of the game, there wasn’t much action as both teams remained scoreless. Harbor forward Jose Cuevas opened the score in the 73rd minute of the game on a pass from midfielder Bryan Rodriguez. “Being from the same district, there is an intense rivalry. Well…

October 26, 2016
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Men’s soccer remains winless in conference

October 12, 2016

By Rogelio Alvarez  Men’s Soccer lost to Mt. San Antonio College 3-0 yesterday at home in South Coast-North Conference play. Elac is now 0-4 in conference play. “We have a game plan, but players do not want to follow the game plan, which makes it difficult. When the players panic and start doing what they want to do, then they don’t follow up the game plan. I don’t see a…

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Men’s soccer loses on controversial goal

By Stephanie Guevera  Men’s soccer lost by a polemical offside goal, 1-0, in the last minute of the game against Rio Hondo College on Friday at Weingart Stadium. “Players should either win, lose or draw games, not officials. It’s simple. The game was evenly matched. It could have gone both ways. Let the players decide. Don’t let an official decide in the 90th minute of the game. That’s wrong at…

October 5, 2016
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Men’s soccer fails to seize playoff spot

by Stephanie Guevara   The East Los Angeles soccer team fell short from qualifying to the California Community College Athletics Association SoCal Regional playoff, after ending a tough season. The Huskies ended the season 9-6-6 overall and 6-5-3 in the South Coast conference. From the South Coast Conference, only two teams advanced to the playoffs. According to head coach Eddie Flores, the Huskies had a better team this season than…

December 9, 2015
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Men’s soccer wins opening conference game

By Rogelio Alvarez The Huskies (4-1-3, 1-0) defeated Los Angeles Harbor College (2-5-1, 0-1), 2-0, in the South Coast Conference opening game last Tuesday. Freshman forward Valetin Mercado scored a brace in an impressive offensive display from the Huskies. After a dominating opening 20 minutes from ELAC, sophomore Albert Chamagua’s shot on goal was blocked by LAHC goalkeeper, Brian Hernandez. The rebounded shot landed in Mercado’s path for an easy…

October 2, 2015
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