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Women’s Soccer Team Scores 2-1 In A Last Minute Victory

Women’s Soccer Team Scores 2-1 In A Last Minute Victory

Kevin Colindres, Staff Writer
October 13, 2016
Filed under Soccer, Sports, Trending Stories

In soccer, there is no greater tension than a tied game with 90 minutes and stoppage on the clock. Any shot can be the game winner and for the Corsairs, that magic shot found the back of the net to walk off the pitch with a 2-1 victory over LA Pierce College.

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Chaffey Shuts-out Corsairs 2-0 at Home

Chaffey Shuts-out Corsairs 2-0 at Home

Troy Barnes, Sports Columnist
September 10, 2016
Filed under Soccer, Sports, Trending Stories

Chaffey Shuts-out Corsairs 2-0 at Home Serendipity strikes in ways you least expect, and sometimes in ways you truly hate. Such was the case for today’s men’s soccer game against the Chaffey Panthers. With SMC fighting as hard as they possibly could, Chaffey closed out the game 2-0. While ruthless... Read more »

Women’s Soccer coach fired and department given extended probation after recruiting violation

Women’s Soccer coach fired and department given extended probation after recruiting violation

James Powel, Contributing Writer
March 24, 2016
Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Santa Monica College Athletic Department has had their probation extended and the Women's Soccer head coach Aaron Benditson has been fired due to a recruiting violation he committed. Benditson was found by the Western State Conference to have broken California Community College Athletic Association... Read more »

Lady Corsairs remain undefeated at home

Lady Corsairs remain undefeated at home

Alexandra Obiekea, Staff Writer
September 23, 2015
Filed under Soccer, Sports

It's a Friday afternoon, and the sun is shining across Corsair Field as the Santa Monica College Lady Corsairs are warming up. The Lady Corsairs are preparing to take on the Mira Costa Lady Spartans. It is two o' clock and the girls look ready to go, the whistle sounds and the game begins. The SM... Read more »

SMC Soccer faces first loss of the season

Kevin Colindres
September 21, 2015
Filed under Soccer, Sports

With ten seconds left on the clock in the second half, the Corsairs looked down in shock and agony as they realized their winning streak had been taken away from them. The Corsairs were defeated by Oxnard ending their undefeated streak. The Corsairs came out strong in the first half having multiple... Read more »

College of the Canyons are drifted away by the Corsairs

College of the Canyons are drifted away by the Corsairs

Kevin Colindres
September 18, 2015
Filed under Soccer, Sports

The pressure builds as Corsair goalkeeper, Weston Adkins watches as an attacker sprints toward him with the ball ready to shoot towards goal. The attacker kicks the ball. The ball deflects off the thigh of a Corsair defender, changing the path of the shot towards the upper right corner of the net. Weston launches himself into the air, arms completed stre... Read more »

Maurice Morton: From none to D1

Maurice Morton: From none to D1

Josh Shure, Staff Writer
February 25, 2015
Filed under Media, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

As the Santa Monica College men's soccer team's season came to an end,three things came into sharp focus. First, a 6-10-5 record would keep the blue and white out of the playoffs. Second, the Citrus Owls and their fans had anger issues and lastly, for a majority of the 15 sophomores on the team... Read more »

Xiovana Ordaz: Eat, Sleep, Play Soccer

Xiovana Ordaz: Eat, Sleep, Play Soccer

Claudius West, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014
Filed under Soccer, Sports

For Xiovana Ordaz, her entire life thus far has revolved around a black and white, synthetic leather ball. “I just know that my whole life was soccer,” Ordaz said, with the smile of a person content in her athletic passion. “It was just school, soccer, homework, sleep.” The Santa Monica... Read more »

Men’s soccer settles for a 4-4 tie after Glendale scores late game-tying goal

Trev Angone
November 5, 2014
Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Santa Monica College Corsair men’s soccer team settled for a 4-4 tie Tuesday afternoon after the Glendale College Vaqueros snatched away a victory from the Corsair's clutches at the last minute, eliminating them from conference title contention. With less than 14 minutes to go in the match... Read more »

Men’s soccer wins sixth game to become third in conference

James Powel, Sports Editor
October 29, 2014
Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Santa Monica Corsair men's soccer team repeated their performance from last month Tuesday afternoon as they ran away from Allan Hancock College, defeating the Bulldogs 5-1. Corsair forward and captain Maurice Morton scored his eighth and ninth goals of the season, but could have stretched the... Read more »

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