Women’s soccer falls short in Region IX championship

The Laramie County Community College women’s soccer team defeated Sheridan College by a score of 3-0 in its first match of the Region IX tournament. The victory over Sheridan put the Golden Eagles in the championship game Saturday afternoon against Western Wyoming Community College, where LCCC lost 1-0.

Against Sheridan, the Golden Eagles’ first goal was scored by Annie Rolf in the sixth minute on an assist by Taylor Stoeger. The second goal was scored by Noemi Amaro in the 33rd minute with an assist by Faith Meredith. The final goal was scored by Darby Whiteley in the 80th minute with an assist by Stoeger.


Ellie Bowman had 4 saves on goal. The Golden Eagles had 15 shots on goal compared to Sheridan’s 9.


In the championship match on Saturday against Western Wyoming, Rolf had six shots on goal and Bowman had four saves in the 1-0 loss. The Golden Eagles outshot Western Wyoming 14-9 in the losing effort.


The Eagles, ranked 17th in the nation last week, will wait to hear about a postseason bid to the national tournament.

About Will Crawford (72 Articles)
Will Crawford is a sophomore majoring in Mass Media at Laramie County Community College and is a tri-editor for Wingspan. He is hoping to go to Lindenwood 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, and now tri-editor. Crawford is a huge sports fan, his favorite teams are the Boston Red Sox and the 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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