2019-20 WNCC Cougar Men's Soccer News

  • WNCC soccer teams ready for regional tourney semifinals
    November 01, 2019
    The Western Nebraska Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams are ready for the semifinals of the Region IX tournament with hopes of bringing home a regional title this weekend. Both teams earned a berth in the semis, which will be played this weekend at Metro State University in Denver, with impressive first-round wins last weekend.
  • WNCC men earn overtime win over Trinidad State
    October 27, 2019
    PUEBLO, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team had to go on the road for the first round of the Region IX tournament to face Trinidad State Junior College. WNCC, who was the No. 5 seed in the regional tournament, pulled the upset in topping No. 4 Trinidad State with a 2-1 overtime win over the Trojans. The win advances the Cougars to the semifinals on Saturday in Denver against No. 1 seed Laramie County Community College at 4:30 p.m. The other semifinal will pit Northeastern Junior College against Otero Junior College at 7 p.m. The winners advance to the finals on Nov. 3 at Metro State in Denver.
  • WNCC men fall to NJC
    October 20, 2019
    The Western Nebraska Community College and Northeastern Junior College men’s soccer teams battled tooth and nail in the first half of the conference match Saturday at Landers Soccer Complex. It was the second half that saw a different tone to the game as the two squads scored four goals. Unfortunately for the Cougar men, they came up on the short end, falling 3-1 to the Plainsmen to fall to 9-6 overall and 6-4 in conference play. WNCC will take the fifth seed into the playoffs next weekend.
  • WNCC men capture two wins over weekend
    October 13, 2019
    The Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team captured its ninth win of the season with two hard-fought wins in Wyoming over the weekend. WNCC opened the weekend by getting two goals each from Saul Aguilar and Hector Salgado in rolling to a 5-2 win. The Cougars followed that up with a heart-pounding 1-0 win over Northwest College on Sunday. Northwest was coming off a 2-1 overtime loss to Northeastern Junior College on Saturday.
  • WNCC men take out Western Wyoming 4-1
    October 06, 2019
    Four different Cougars netted goals as the Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team earned a 4-1 win over Western Wyoming Community College Saturday afternoon at the Landers Soccer Complex. The Cougar men have now won four of their last five matches. The win was also huge as the Cougars rebounded from a 6-0 loss to Laramie County Community College on Friday. WNCC head coach Todd Rasnic said his team played well and distributed the ball.
  • WNCC men shutout by LCCC
    October 04, 2019
    The Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team had its 3-game winning streak snapped to Region IX conference-leading Laramie County Community College 6-0 Friday afternoon at the Landers Soccer Complex. The Cougar men were outshot 12-6 in the contest by a Golden Eagle squad that received votes in last weeks’ NJCAA national poll. Friday afternoon, the Golden Eagles netted three goals in each half for the final margin.
  • WNCC men top Sheridan for third straight victory
    September 29, 2019
    The Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team scored three, second-half goals in coming back to down Sheridan College 3-1 on Saturday at a windy and cold Landers Soccer Complex. Matheus Lima scored two of the goals to help the Cougars to their third straight conference win.
  • WNCC men shutout Central-Columbus
    September 22, 2019
    The Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team put together a strong defensive effort in recording a shutout win over Central Community College-Columbus Saturday afternoon at Landers Soccer Complex. WNCC’s 2-0 win over Central-Columbus snapped a 3-game losing skid and gave the Cougars their first conference win. WNCC is 4-4 overall and 1-3 in conference action.
  • WNCC men fall to NJC 4-1
    September 05, 2019
    STERLING, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team scored early, but then let the Northeastern Junior College men dictate play the rest of the game as the Plainsmen registered a 4-1 win Tuesday evening in Sterling, Colorado.
  • WNCC men get by Dakota County
    September 02, 2019
    GILLETTE, Wyo. – It wasn’t easy but the Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team earned a 3-2 win over Dakota County Technical College on Sunday in Gillette, Wyoming. The Cougar men have won three straight matches now heading into a conference contest Wednesday at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, Colorado.
  • WNCC men shut out Montana State club team
    September 01, 2019
    GILLETTE, Wyo. – Ygor Brito scored twice and the Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team had its way with the Montana State club team in posting a 7-0 win Saturday in Gillette, Wyoming. WNCC moves to 2-1 on the season and will battle Dakota County Tech College Sunday in Gillette, Wyoming.
  • WNCC men knock off No. 12 Illinois Central
    August 24, 2019
    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – The Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team rebounded with authority on Saturday in bettering No. 12 Illinois Central College with a dominating 2-0 win Saturday in Council Bluffs, Iowa. WNCC, who dropped a 6-0 contest to Iowa Western Community College on Friday, responded with great tenacity in getting their first win of the season.
  • WNCC men’s soccer opens season Friday in Iowa
    August 21, 2019
    The Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team will open the season this weekend in Council Bluffs, Iowa, with hopes of improving upon last year’s 9-6 record. To aim for a double-digit win season, the Cougars will sport a team filled with plenty of returners along with a talented group of freshman when they take on Iowa Western Community College on Friday before facing pre-season No. 12 Illinois Central College on Saturday.