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 averts fifth conference loss with tie

By Liliana Marquez The East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team clinched a well-earned point in South Coast Conference play thanks to a header by Hector Reyes against Cerritos College in a 1-1 tie where both teams finished with 10 men each Oct. 24 at Weingart Stadium. The match, which marked the beginning of the second round of SCC play, was full of intensity with both teams fighting to their…

October 26, 2014

Men’s soccer gets 1-0 upset

By Damien Guzman The East Los Angles College men’s soccer team upset then No. 2-ranked Los Angles Mission College Eagles, 1-0, in a match of CCCAA South Region ranked teams. ELAC is currently ranked 11 in the state. Mission is No. 17-ranked. Mission boasts forward Ericson Penate who was the CCCAA’s third-best top scorer in the state scoring six goals going into the match with ELAC. Penate received a red card, at…

September 17, 2014

Huskies soccer prospects add finesse

By Liliana Marquez   After two consecutive seasons without advancing to the playoffs, the 2014 East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team is preparing to challenge its South Coast Conference rivals with an anticipated stronger and renovated team. This year, Head Coach Eddie Flores and his coaching staff prepared themselves and recruited players from local high schools as well as schools from Pasadena and Harbor. They also recruited players from…

May 20, 2014