Sophomores Honored, Game Won

The Santa Monica College's Women's Soccer team began their soccer match a bit different on Tuesday, Oct. 31 2017. A ceremony was held to applaud the sophomores of the team whom played their final home game at SMC. Six sophomores of SMC's Women's Soccer team were honored, Chloe Glueck, Josselline Espinoza, Daysi Serrano, Marisa Moore, Chrystal Dorado, and Emma Romero were all recognized prior to the game commencing.

Glueck, a member of the defensive line has a near 3.6 GPA, and hopes to teach preschool once she attains the necessary schooling.

Espinoza, a midfielder, has came back from an ACL injury and now she leads the Western State Conference with 31 total points. She plans to have a career in forensic science and continue playing soccer.

Serrano who has 14-goals this year plans to pursue a career in nursing, and continue playing soccer at the next level.

Moore, who was named a captain for the Corsairs this season has been crucial to the team's success. She has five goals and eight assists, Moore also wants a career in early childhood education.

Dorado, who has been named a captain of this and last year, was apart of the Western State Conference Second Team. She has been a leader on and off of the field for the Corsairs.

Santa Monica College's goalkeeper, Romero has attained an impressive 3.8 GPA and plans to transfer to UCLA, where she'll pursue a film major.

After a short and sweet ceremony, the team played with an edge that secured their 1-0 win. On a very overcast day, the Corsairs battled LA Pierce College.

A very tight and competitive match proved SMC's composure and skill and their defense remained stout. The winning goal came from a honored sophomore Espinoza, who added to her impressive stat line on the season.

The Santa Monica College Women's Soccer Team takes their record of 13-3-2 to West LA College on Friday, Nov. 3 at 4p.m.