Hannah Pond, Chloe DeShazer and Mya Sams earn NJCAA All-Region XVI honors
Hannah Pond and Chloe DeShazer were selected to the NJCAA All-Region XVI First Team. Hannah, a sophomore from Lee's Summit High School, led the Wolves in goals (6) and assists (4). Her sophomore campaign built on a strong freshman season, where she had multiple game winning overtime goals.
Chloe, a sophomore from Raytown South High School, made 131 saves in 27 games during her two-year career at MCC. In addition to her NJCAA All-Region First Team selection this season, Chloe also earned All-Region Second Team honors in 2018. Both Hannah and Chloe finish their two-year careers at MCC with an NJCAA Region XVI Championship in 2018 and Runner-up medal in 2019.
Mya Sams, a freshman from Fort Osage High School, completed an impressive first season with an NJCAA All-Region Second Team selection. Mya started in 18 games at centerback for the Wolves, helping to anchor a strong defensive unit.
Wolves finish runner-up in NJCAA Region XVI Final
The MCC women's team finished as runner-up in the NJCAA Region XVI Championship game, losing 3-0 to St. Louis Community College on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. MCC played St. Louis even for most of the game, but could not capitalize on their 13 shots (8 shots on goal). St. Louis was more clinical with their 12 shots (7 shots on goal) and came away with the victory.
Both teams advance to the NJCAA Central District semi-finals, which will be played on Thursday, November 11, 2019 at the St. Louis Community College Meramec campus. MCC will play at 2 p.m. against the Region XXIV Champion.
MCC head back to NJCAA Region XVI Final for fourth consecutive year!
MCC Wolves women's soccer team earned a trip back to the NJCAA Region XVI Final for the fourth straight year with a win over St. Charles Community College on October 23, 2019. Although St. Charles defeated MCC twice during the regular season, MCC was able to win when it mattered most. The Wolves won 2-1, with second half goals from Alex England and Charity Carnahan. Freshman Reyne Lesch provided both assists. Goalkeeper Chloe DeShazer recorded four saves in goal for the Wolves!
Wolves play in sixth overtime game of the season
MCC Wolves have not had good luck with overtime games in 2019. They have lost four and tied two games. The run of bad luck continued against St. Louis Community College on October 8, 2019 and against Missouri Valley Varsity Reserves on October 18, 2019.
Against St. Louis, MCC got goals from Kimberlyn Snelling in the 50th minute and Hannah Pond in the 67th minute. Hannah's goal sent the game into overtime, where the Wolves lost 3-2 after conceding a breakaway goal in the 95th minute. The Missouri Valley game did not result in a loss, but instead the Wolves tied 3-3. Goals were scored by Charity Carnahan, Reyne Lesch and Hannah Pond. Assists came from Elisah Miller and Cassie Simpson.
Wolves defeat Park University Varsity Reserve Team
MCC Wolves women's team played the Park University Reserve team twice in two weeks, winning 5-0 on October 4, 2019 and 7-0 on October 15, 2019. In both games, goals were scored by Mary Delgado, Hannah Pond (2), Charity Carnahan, Reyne Lesch (2), Celeste Cummins, Brittany Alvarado, Cassie Simpson, Hollyn Achens, Rose Becker and Kimberlyn Snelling. Goalkeeper Chloe DeShazer registered four total saves.
MCC women stop three game skid with win over State Fair
The MCC Wolves improved their NJCAA Region XVI record to 2-2 with a 1-0 win over State Fair Community College on September 24, 2019. The win comes after three tough losses to Kansas City Kansas Community College, St. Charles Community College and Southwestern Illinois College.
Elisa Miller, a freshman from Fort Osage High School, scored the game winner in the second half with a shot outside the eighteen-yard box. Her goal was assisted by Abigail Halasey. Chloe DeShazer registered four saves in the contest.
Wolves get first NJCAA Region XVI Win
The MCC women's team bounced back from a tough NJCAA Region XVI loss to St. Louis by defeating State Fair Community College 2-1 on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. Goals were scored by Mary Delgado and Alex England. Mary followed up a hard shot by Kimberlyn Snelling to put the Wolves up 1-0. After the Roadrunners tied the game 1-1, Alex England scored her second goal of the season with 13 minutes to go in the game. The Wolves held on to the lead thanks to a spectacular diving save by sophomore Chloe DeShazer, who had four saves in goal for MCC.
MCC drops game to St. Louis CC in Double O.T.
For the third time in a row, the MCC Wolves versus STLCC Archers women's game has ended in double overtime. The previous two contests resulted in victories by MCC; however, the game on Thursday, September 5, 2019 had a different outcome. The Archers were able to pull out a 4-3 win against the Wolves, despite MCC having led twice during the contest. Both teams played a high level of soccer and will meet again in NJCAA play on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the STLCC Meramec campus.
As for Thursday's contest, the Wolves had goals scored by Reyne Lesch, Mary Delgado and Brittany Alvarado. Assists were from Hollyn Achens, Celeste Cummins and Elisah Miller. Chloe DeShazer recorded nine saves in goal.
Wolves win 3-2 thriller versus Pratt
The Wolves team won their first game of the season 3-2 against Pratt Community College on Saturday, August 31, 2019. MCC fell behind twice during the game, but rallied each time before Reyne Lesch slotted home the game winner with six minutes to go in the contest. Previous goals were scored by Charity Carnahan and Hannah Pond. Assists were provided by Alex England and Mary Delgado. Freshman Emily Edson came up with seven saves in her first collegiate start.
MCC versus Neosho ends in a 2-2 Tie
The Wolves bounced back from a tough loss to Coffeyville Community College with a solid game versus Neosho County Community College. The Wednesday, August 28, 2019 contest ended in a 2-2 double overtime tie. Cassie Simpson scored two goals for the Wolves, who had a chance to win in overtime from the penalty spot. Unfortunately, the Neosho goalkeeper made a tremendous save to deny MCC the win. Mya Sams and Hannah Pond provided the assists for Cassie's goals. Chloe DeShazer had eight saves in goal for the Wolves!