2019-20 WNCC Cougar Women's Soccer News

  • WNCC women's soccer tops NJC, moves into semifinals
    October 26, 2019
    Litzi Delarosa scored a first-half goal and that was all the Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team needed as they earned a 1-0 win over Northeastern Junior College in the first round of the Region IX tournament at Landers Soccer Complex Saturday afternoon. The win was WNCC’s 13th of the season and moves the Cougars into the semifinals of the regional tournament next Saturday at Metro State University in Denver against Gillette College. The finals are slated for Sunday, Nov. 3.
  • WNCC soccer teams ready for first-round games this weekend
    October 24, 2019
    The Western Nebraska Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams will be vying for a spot in the final four of the regional tournament as the two squads enter the Region IX playoffs with first-round games on Saturday. The WNCC women, who enter with an impressive 12-3 record, enter regionals as the No. 3 seed and will host Northeastern Junior College at Landers Soccer Complex on Saturday beginning at 1:30 p.m. While the women host a first-round contest, the Cougar men will hit the road for a contest on Saturday against Trinidad State Junior College. The men’s contest starts at 2 p.m.
  • WNCC shutouts NJC for 12th win of season
    October 20, 2019
    The Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team closed out the regular season with a 3-0 shutout win over Northeastern Junior College Saturday afternoon at Landers Soccer Complex. The Cougars move to 12-3 on the season and 7-3 in conference play. WNCC will enter next weekend's Region IX tournament with the third seed. The 12 wins are the second-most wins in school history. The top mark is 19 wins, set back in the inaugural season in 2003.
  • WNCC women’s soccer win twice for 11th win of season
    October 13, 2019
    The Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team continued its spectacular season with a pair of conference wins over the weekend to improve to 11-3 overall. The Cougars opened the weekend as five different Cougar players scored a goal in a shutout performance over Central Wyoming College 5-0 on Saturday. WNCC continued playing strong, showing off its scoring depth as four Cougars netted a goal in a 4-2 win over Northwest College on Sunday.
  • Mueller nets overtime winner for WNCC women’s soccer
    October 06, 2019
    Western Nebraska Community College’s Destiny Mueller has a flair for the dramatics. The former Gering Bulldog netted two goals, including the overtime winner to give the Cougar women a 2-1 win over defending Region IX champions Western Wyoming Community College Saturday afternoon at the Landers Soccer Complex.
  • WNCC women fall 1-0 to No. 4 LCCC
    October 05, 2019
    The Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team played tough but all No. 4 Laramie County Community College was one goal in topping the Cougars 1-0 Friday afternoon at the Landers Soccer Complex.
  • WNCC women shutout Sheridan
    September 29, 2019
    A day after falling to Gillette College, the Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer used a 2-0 shutout performance Saturday against Sheridan College in windy and cold temperatures. The Cougars scored a goal in each half to improve to 8-2 on the season. Caroline Vieira, who had both assists on the goals, said they played much better than Friday against Gillette.
  • WNCC women shutout Central-Columbus 5-0
    September 22, 2019
    The Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team had five different players score a goal in registering a 5-0 Region IX shutout over Central Community College-Columbus in the Cougars home opener Saturday at Landers Soccer Complex. WNCC assistant coach Henri Prieels said both teams played well. Prieels said the Cougar women had a nice offensive output in the first half, scoring four goals.
  • WNCC soccer set for home openers against Central-Columbus
    September 20, 2019
    After being on the road for the past four weeks, the Western Nebraska Community College men’s and women’s soccer team will make its first appearance at Landers Soccer Complex Saturday afternoon when they take on Central Community College-Columbus. The WNCC women, who fell for the first time last week to Trinidad State Junior College, will take to the pitch at 1:30 p.m., while the Cougar men will take on the Raiders at 4 p.m.
  • WNCC women top Otero, men fall
    September 14, 2019
    LA JUNTA, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College women’s and men’s soccer team split matches on Saturday against Otero Junior College in Region IX conference action. The Cougar women rebounded from their first defeat of the season on Friday against Trinidad State Junior College with a thundering win over Otero 1-0.
  • 19th-ranked WNCC moves to 5-0 with win over NJC
    September 05, 2019
    STERLING, Colo. – The 19th ranked Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team moved to 5-0 on the season after earning a 3-1 win over Northeastern Junior College Wednesday in Sterling, Colorado. The Cougars 5-0 start is the best since the 2003 team that went 19-0 before falling for the first time in the district tournament. The 2003 team reached a No. 8 ranking. The last time the Cougars were ranked was in 2008 as they were ranked as high as No. 11.
  • Fuchs hat trick leads Cougars to 12-0 win
    September 02, 2019
    GILLETTE, Wyo. – Bethany Fuchs scored a hat trick and the Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team remained unbeaten on the young season with a 12-0 win over Dakota County Technical College Sunday in Gillette, Wyoming. It marks the best start for the WNCC women’s soccer team since 2013 when that team also went 4-0 to start the season. The 12 goals scored in the game is the fourth-most in school history. The top three marks of 18, 16, and 15 were all scored in 2003, the first year of the soccer program.
  • WNCC women top Mount Marty College
    September 01, 2019
    GILLETTE, Wyo. – The Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team received a goal by Destiny Mueller in the final 10 minutes to register a 2-1 win over Mount Marty College Saturday at Gillette, Wyoming. The win keeps the Cougar women unbeaten on the season after topping two national powers last weekend in Iowa Western Community College and Barton Community College.
  • Cougar women top Barton to remain unbeaten
    August 24, 2019
    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – The Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team remained unbeaten with another shutout on Saturday over Barton Community College, a team that received votes in the latest NJCAA pre-season poll. The Cougar women, who knocked off No. 3 Iowa Western Community College in overtime on Friday, continued the defensive intensity on Saturday, in beating Barton 2-0.
  • WNCC women top No. 3 Iowa Western on overtime PK
    August 23, 2019
    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – The Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team opened the season in grand fashion, earning a 1-0 overtime win over No. 3 Iowa Western Community College Friday in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Rafaela Passos, the sophomore captain, booted a penalty kick with about four minutes to play in overtime for the game-winner.
  • WNCC women’s soccer opens season this weekend against No. 3 Iowa Western
    August 21, 2019
    The Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team will open the regular season this weekend and it won’t be an easy trip as the Cougars open against two nationally ranked teams in Council Bluffs, Iowa. WNCC, who finished 4-8-2 a year ago, is up to the competition. The Cougar women open the season when they face pre-season No. 3 Iowa Western Community College on Friday and then pre-season honorable mention Barton Community College on Saturday. Both teams made the national tournament a year ago.
  • WNCC athletes earn NJCAA academic honors
    August 08, 2019
    The Western Nebraska Community College softball and women’s basketball teams along with 18 individuals garnered NJCAA Academic honors this summer. Two individuals had the highest academic honors, claiming recognition on the Academic All-American First Team with perfect 4.0 GPAs. Freshman Caroline Vieira from the women’s soccer team and sophomore Eva Langton from the women’s basketball team, were one of 1,616 athletes in the NJCAA to earn First Team honors among the 6,656 junior college athletes on the list.