and Women's Soccer Teams
Prepare for Region 19 Tournaments
The MCCC men's
soccer team completed its regular schedule last night with a decisive
4-0 win over Del Tech Stanton. With a 12-2 record, the men enter
the Region 19 tournament as the no.1 seed. They will face Del Tech
Stanton in the semi-final round on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. at
the MCCC soccer complex. The winner will appear in the final on
Saturday, Nov. 1, also to be played at Mercer. (Time to be announced.)
Key contributors for the Vikings are Roy Vissers, with 16 goals
and 6 assists, Amit Abudmad, with 15 goals and 3 assists, and Luke
Stedmond, with 10 goals and 5 assists.
soccer highlights: Head Coach Charlie Inverso recorded his 400th
win in a 6-2 victory over Massasoit Community College (MA) on Oct.
18. In a special ceremony before that milestone game, Inverso welcomed
back 12 players from his 1988 championship team, which earned the
first of his five national titles as head coach.
On the women's
side, the Vikings complete their season tomorrow in an away game
against Harford CC (MD). They dominated last night's contest against
Del Tech Terry, winning by a score of 9-0. With a record of 14-3-1,
they will enter the seim-final round of the regional tournament
as the no. 2 seed, facing Burlington on Monday, Oct. 27 at 6 p.m.
at the Mercer soccer complex. The winner of that match-up will play
in the Region 19 final on Saturday, Nov. 1. (Time to be announced.)
soccer players warm up before game time.
endurance and agility training
are key to the women's game.
contributors for the Vikings are Kasey Kenny, who has scored a remarkable
24 goals with 9 assists; Erika Juricic, a graduate of Hightstown High
School, with 11 goals and 6 assists; and Marlene Chotkowski, a graduate
of Nottingham, with 9 goals and 7 assists. Sophomore Heidi Summers has
been solid in goal.
addition to hosting the Region 19 Tournament, MCCC will also host the
Northeast District Tournaments for both women and men, to be played Nov.
7-9. (Teams and schedules will be posted as soon as they are available.)
The winners of the district round will play at the NJCAA national tournaments
later in November.
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