Brazilians refine athletic skills at ELAC

December 7, 2018

By Stephanie Guevara Paulo Macedo Nahashique Traveling to different countries to showcase his talent in soccer has been Paulo Macedo Nahashique’s intention since he was a teenager. Men’s soccer Brazilian-Japanese player Nahashique, 21,  traveled to Europe for the first time when he was 12 to play soccer. Nahashique was selected by the team he played in Sao Paulo Brazil, his native city, to play a tournament where professional soccer teams…

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Coach strives to inspire athletes

November 28, 2018

By Mariana Montoya (J-101 Staff Writer) Ricardo Raygoza, assistant coach for the East Los Angeles College men’s  soccer team, started off as a player for the Huskies before he became an assistant coach. He played at ELAC in  2005, and 2006. In those two years, he found head coach, mentor and main inspiration men’s soccer head coach Eddie Flores. “He came to me as an older player and played two years for…

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Shaky defense costs women’s soccer win

September 13, 2018

By Jerry Flores Staff Writer   Women’s soccer lost its non-conference game against Los Angeles Valley College on Saturday with a  final score of  0-3. L.A. Valley scored the first goal of the game in minute 65 when freshmen defender Brenda Florian shot a free kick from outside the penalty box. East Los Angeles College sophomore goalkeeper Adriana Huerta could not grab the ball because it bounced and the direction…

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Offense secures men’s soccer win early in game

September 13, 2018

By Jerry Flores Staff Writer   Husky men’s soccer won its non-conference game on Saturday against Southwestern  College with a final score of 3-1. The Huskies’ offense started to work early in the game when sophomore forward Guillermo Guzman scored  in the first minute of play. “It just happened [scoring early in the game], but it gave us a lot of confidence to play the rest of the game,” said…

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Men’s soccer to return with a fresh squad

May 23, 2018

By Noe Ortega Husky men’s soccer looks to return strong for the upcoming 2018-2019 season with a roster full of newcomers. East Los Angeles College men’s soccer ended its last season with an overall record of nine wins, eight losses and five draws. It was the first time in the last three seasons that the Huskies made it to the playoffs. With only five player’s returning from last years roster,…

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A season worth forgetting for six wins in women’s soccer team

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles Women’s soccer ended a season to forget with an overall record of 6-11-3. ELAC ended in last place with zero wins, six losses and two draws in the South Coast Conference-North play. The Huskies played its last game of the season on November 10 with a 2-0 win against Compton College with two goals from freshman forward Breanna Sandoval. Out of the 20 games…

December 13, 2017
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Defensive errors cost men’s soccer playoff

November 30, 2017

BY JOSE DE SANTOS Staff Writer unt men’s soccer playoff game, resulting in a 2-1 loss against Golden West College on Nov. 18. East Los Angeles College was evenly matched against Golden West at the start of the game. A counter attack for the Huskies almost resulted a goal, but sophomore winger Luis Alvarado missed inside the penalty box. During the 20-minute mark, ELAC defender Salvador Alvarez gave a crossing…

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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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