Five East Central Community College soccer players have been honored by the National Junior College Athletic Association or the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges for their play during the recently completed 2019 season.
The 2019 seasons ended for the East Central Community College soccer teams as the Lady Warriors and Warriors both lost to their opponents from Jones College in the MACJC Quarterfinals in matches played Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Bobcat Soccer Field on the Jones campus in Ellisville.
East Central Community College freshman forward Hannah Herren was voted the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College Women’s Soccer Player of the Week for her play the week of Oct. 14-20.
East Central sophomore forward Leah Anderson scored her 16th goal of the season and 22nd of her two-year career to tie the all-time career goal mark as the Lady Warriors defeated visiting Dyersburg State 4-1 Friday, Oct. 18, at the Soccer Pitch on the ECCC campus in Decatur.
The East Central Lady Warriors qualified for postseason play in their final MACJC North Division soccer match of the season with a 3-1 road win over Northwest in Senatobia on Oct. 15. The ECCC Warriors will have to wait until Oct. 17 to learn their postseason fate after falling 3-1 to the Northwest Rangers in the second match of the afternoon.
A goal in the 49th minute propelled the East Central Lady Warriors to a 1-0 win over the visiting Hinds Lady Eagles, while the Warriors dropped a 4-1 match to MACJC North Division-leading Hinds in matches played Friday, Oct. 11, at Bailey Stadium on the ECCC campus in Decatur.
Four members of the East Central Community College Lady Warrior soccer team and three members of the Warrior soccer team were selected to play in the 2019 MACJC Soccer Sophomore All-Star Matches on Saturday, Nov. 16.
The East Central Community College Warriors got a goal in each half en route to a 2-1 MACJC North Division soccer win over the Itawamba Indians Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Soccer Pitch in Decatur. In the first match of the day, the ECCC Lady Warriors lost 1-0 to Itawamba in two overtimes.
The East Central Warriors defeated the homestanding Holmes Bulldogs 3-1 in soccer action Friday, Oct. 4, to take over sole possession of third place in the MACJC North Division standings. In the women’s match, the No. 17 ranked Holmes Lady Bulldogs defeated the East Central Lady Warriors 6-0.
East Central Community College sophomore forward Leah Anderson was voted the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College Women’s Soccer Player of the Week after picking up her second hat trick of the season.
The Jones College Bobcats grabbed a 5-0 win over the East Central Warriors in the opening match of the evening, and the Lady Bobcats followed with a 2-1 win over the East Central Lady Warriors in MACJC non-division soccer action Friday night, Sept. 27, at Bailey Stadium on the ECCC campus in Decatur.
Sophomore forward Leah Anderson picked up her second hat trick of the season to help the East Central Community College Lady Warriors get back in the winning column with a 5-1 non-division soccer victory over Gulf Coast Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Soccer Pitch in Decatur.
The East Central Community College Lady Warriors battled to a 1-1 tie in two overtimes with the Pearl River Lady Wildcats, while the Warriors were shutout 6-0 by the PRCC Wildcats in non-division soccer matches Tuesday, Sept. 17, in Poplarville.
The East Central Community College Warriors stopped a three-match losing streak while the Lady Warriors won their second straight match when the teams from Northwest Mississippi visited the soccer pitch in Decatur Friday, Sept. 13, for MACJC North Division matches.
Behind two goals from sophomore Leah Anderson, the East Central Community College Lady Warriors got into the win column in MACJC North Division soccer play with a 3-0 victory at Hinds on Tuesday, Sept. 10. The Warriors lost another heartbreaking match in the nightcap with a 2-1 double overtime loss to the Hinds Eagles.
The East Central Community College soccer teams opened MACJC North Division play by dropping matches to visiting Holmes Community College Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the Soccer Pitch on the ECCC campus in Decatur.
The East Central Community College soccer teams opened the regular season with road matches Aug. 22 at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, with the Lady Warriors grabbing a 5-1 win over the Lady Bulldogs, while the Warriors fell 7-2 to Gulf Coast in the opening match of the day.
The preseason has come to a close and the East Central Community College soccer teams are ready to jump into the 2019 regular season after hosting the Meridian Community College teams in a couple of exhibition matches Friday, Aug. 16.
The combination of a good nucleus of returning players and a talented group of newcomers has expectations high as the East Central Community College Lady Warrior soccer team begins season number two this month under Head Coach Ryan Joiner.
The East Central Community College Lady Warriors posted a shutout in their first preseason match of the 2019 season Friday, Aug. 9, with a 4-0 win over the visiting Southwest Tennessee Community College Saluqis.