Women’s soccer advances to Region IX semifinals

In the final match of the 2018 women’s soccer regular season, the Golden Eagles fell to Gillette College 3-1. The Golden Eagles’ lone goal was scored by Annie Rolf in the 83rd minute to avoid the shutout. Ellie Bowman had 3 saves in goal for the Golden Eagles.  


The 12th-ranked Golden Eagles moved on to Region IX tournament to take on the Northwest Junior College Trappers at home in the regional quarterfinals. The Golden Eagles advanced to the Region IX semi-finals by taking down the Trappers by a score of 2 to 0. LCCC’s first goal was scored by Rolf in the 56th minute. This was Rolf’s fifth goal of the season. LCCC final goal was scored by sophomore Taylor Stoeger on a penalty kick.


Goalie Ellie Bowman didn’t have an opportunity to make any saves..


The win takes the Golden Eagles into the semifinal match against Gillette College at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at Metro State University in Denver.

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Will Crawford is a sophomore majoring in Mass Media and is a tri-editor for Wingspan. He is hoping to go to Black Hills State University to receive his bachelor’s degree in mass communications with a sports media emphasis. Crawford hopes to one day be a play-by-play announcer for a Major League Baseball team. Crawford started taking journalism classes his freshman year and then later on became the social media editor for Wingspan. Crawford is a huge sports fan, his favorite teams are the Boston Red Sox and New York Giants. His favorite players are Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, and Red Sox outfielder J.D. Martinez. Along with watching sports, Crawford played various sports in High School and played baseball for 9 years. He is also always open to discussing sports. To contact Crawford email him at willcrawford51@gmail.com or follow him on twitter @WillCrawford18.

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