Defensive woes continue for men’s soccer

By Stephanie Guevara Defensive mistakes and frustration continued to hold men’s soccer back in Friday’s game, resulting in a 3-2 loss against Pasadena City College at Weingart Stadium. East Los Angeles College started the game offensively strong, having two shots on goal in the first eight minutes. Not scoring in key moments, however, backfired on the team. In the 18th minute of the game, PCC freshman midfielder Romio Sislian scored…

November 15, 2017

Men’s soccer fights back to tie the game

By Noe Ortega Men’s soccer tied 4-4 with a last-minute goal by freshman defender Salvador Alvarez on Friday in a South Coast Conference-North match at home against Chaffey College. In  minute 92, East Los Angeles College had a corner kick where freshman Chaffey goalkeeper Alex Fonseca misplayed the ball, and it slipped past the defense, leaving Alvarez to score. “We came out over-confident. We were on a winning streak and…

October 11, 2017

Lack of defense ruins men’s soccer undefeated record

BY Stephanie Guevara Two defensive mistakes cost men’s soccer to lost 2-1 against Mount San Antonio College and end their undefeated record yesterday at Weingart Stadium. East Los Angeles College came from a strong defensive first half, but in minute 47 sophomore fullback Jorge Mejia committed a foul in the keeper’s area that awarded Mt.SAC a penalty kick. Husky goalkeeper Joshua Moreno nearly blocked Mt.SAC forward Sam Ponting’s penalty kick….

September 28, 2017

ELAC Men’s soccer wins 5-0 in first home preseason game

By Noe Ortega Men’s soccer kicked off its first home preseason game with a 5-0 win over Norco College Sept. 1. The Huskies were in complete dominance in the first half, scoring three goals and stopping Norco  from shooting the ball  the first 45 minutes. “When we quit touching the ball, then we have problems. When people start playing as individuals, we have problems. When we start playing as a team…

September 14, 2017

Men’s soccer remain undefeated so far

By Michael Dominguez Men’s soccer ended in a 1-1 draw due to two penalty in the same fashion against Orange Coast College on Friday at the Weingart Stadium. Orange Coast came out fired to start the game as  took a shot but went over the crossbar. ELAC came back with a shot from freshman midfielder Edy Martinez in the 26th minute of the game, but Orange Coast goalkeeper blocked it….

September 14, 2017

Men’s Soccer ends in tie despite changes

By Gustavo Buenrostro A change to the men’s soccer team dynamic came too late in the season as East Los Angeles College ended in a tie against Pasadena City College yesterday. While ELAC played well and was able to set up plays for shots on goal, the team could not execute to score. This is the problem that has been affecting the team all season. “We dominated the second half,…

November 9, 2016

Four goals scored on women’s soccer in loss

By Jordan Elias  The women’s soccer team lost 4-0 against Chaffey College at home last Friday. All the goals were scored in the second half after the first half ended in a tie 0-0. East Los Angeles College had their third straight loss after this game. “Today’s game wasn’t one of our best, we played hard all first half and were tied 0-0 and in second half, once they scored…

November 3, 2016

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

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

Men’s soccer shocks No. 3 Mt. San Antonio College

By Liliana Marquez Cesar Alvarez had the perfect timing to net the game-winner for the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team to defeat state-ranked Mt. San Antonio College, 2-1, at the Mounties’ home on Nov. 7. to move the Huskies closer to playoffs. The Mounties have been state champions for four consecutive years (2009-2012). They were ranked in No. 3 statewide and No. 2 in the Southern California Region coming into the match,…

November 9, 2014