In the first round of the South Coast Conference Tournament, the men’s soccer team did not go down without a fight against Pasadena City College.
The women’s soccer team was defeated in the first round of the South Coast Conference Tournament following a 7-0 defeat to LA Harbor College Friday night.
The men’s soccer team were unable to break their losing streak as they suffered another defeat in the conference, this time to Pasadena City College in a 3-0 loss.
East Los Angeles College soccer team lost to Compton 4-1 and are winless in their last five games.
Defensive starter Luis Zometa suffered a concussion during the first half of the September 16 Cypress Vs Huskies game.
The East Los Angeles College Men’s soccer team tied 1-1 against the Santiago Canyon College Hawks, during the second home game of the season. Both goals were scored in the first period of the game.
East Los Angeles College soccer head coach Eddie Flores and assistant coach and goalkeeper Richard Santos recruited four international players. Three of the four are from Argentina. Goalkeeper Santiago Pagnutti, right back Joaquin Toledo, and center midfielder Ramiro Hermida. French midfielder, Mathias Barbera, is the fourth international player for the Huskies.
East Los Angeles College soccer gained a defender that has a “joie pour le futbol”, a joy for soccer, in French player Hugo Robert. Echoing a phrase made popular by 1980 Olympic Hockey coach Herb Brooks, Robert explained his perspective in playing soccer. “I will play my game because I know it’s why I’m here,” Robert said.
A redeemed men’s soccer saw its first 2-0 conference win against Pasadena City College on Friday at Weingart Stadium.