The Prairie State College women’s soccer team was hoping to score both its first goal and victory of the season Wednesday in the Pioneers’ home match against visiting Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference rival Morton.
Unfortunately this wasn’t the case as the Panthers downed PSC by an 11-0 count at Bloom High School in Chicago Heights.
Prairie State (0-5, 0-3) hung tough with the Panthers through the first nine minutes of the match before they tallied in the ninth minute.
Morton owned a 5-0 advantage at halftime.
PSC head coach Agustin Herrera employed the help of two goalkeepers in the tilt as sophomore net-minder Isabel Soto (Bishop Noll H.S., Ind.) and freshman Victoria Falvo (Homewood-Flossmoor H.S.) both split time between the posts. Soto made three saves while Falvo stopped two.
The Pioneers will be in action again on October 1 when they host Skyway foe Waubonsee at Bloom (4 p.m.).
The Prairie State College women’s soccer team finds itself still searching for both its first win and goal of the 2014 campaign.
Despite strong efforts in each of its first four games, the Pioneers are 0-4 overall and 0-2 in the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference.
Wednesday afternoon, the Pioneers suffered a 10-0 setback to Oakton in Des Plaines.
Prairie State sophomore goalkeeper Isabel Soto (Bishop Noll H.S., Ind.) stopped a career-high 15 shots in the match.
Freshman forward Faith Pickens (Marian Catholic H.S.) put a pair of shots on goal for the Pioneers.
PSC will see action again on Wednesday when they face league counterpart Morton at Bloom High School (4 p.m.).
SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. --- The Prairie State College women’s soccer team opened its 2014 schedule Friday afternoon with a non-conference loss to Region IV rival South Suburban.
The Pioneers (0-1) were able to log four shots on goal, despite taking the field with just eight players.
PSC’s best scoring opportunity came in the 35th minute when freshman Elyssa Mojica rattled a well-struck ball off of the post.
Prairie State sophomore goal keeper Isabel Soto made seven saves in the match.
PSC will hit the field next on Sept. 10 when they take on Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference counterpart College Lake County in Grayslake (4 p.m.).
2014-2015 Women's Soccer Letters of Intent Signees
The following student-athletes have signed NJCAA letters of intent to continue their academic and soccer careers at Prairie State College beginning in the Fall 2014 semester:Derek Hall (Hartford Union H.S., Wis.)
- Maria Espinosa (Homewood-Flossmoor H.S.)
- Vicky Campos (George Rodgers Clark H.S., Ind.)
- Elyssa Mojica (Merriville H.S., Ind.)
- Maria Oceguera-Jimenez (Morton Senior H.S.)
- Gloria Trinidad (Carver Military Academy)