Coach Rooney Marks 700th L&C Career Win
GODFREY - Lewis and Clark Community College's No. 9 nationally
ranked women's soccer team gave Head Coach Tim Rooney a 16-1 season
(so far) and his 700th L&C career win when they won 6-2 over
St. Louis Community College today.
Rooney, who has a list of accolades as a soccer player and
coach, has now recorded 350 wins each with his L&C men's and
women's soccer teams since joining the college as head men's soccer
coach in 1986 and creating and heading up the women's program since
"It is always good to get a win and I'm very happy with the
way the women played today," said Rooney. "They came out strong on
offense, were ready to play a good game, and that's just what they
The Trailblazers, who were wearing pink T-shirts in support of
Breast Cancer Awareness month, left no doubt they showed up to play
strong against The Archers.
Freshman forward Miriam Taylor (2) posted two of the six goals
and had one assist when sophomore Katye Skrivan (17) scored with 13
minutes on the clock. Assisting Taylor were Skrivan and Sophomore
Jen Morris (10).
Also posting scores for the Trailblazers were sophomores Jen
Eaton (3), Morris (10) and Makala Boyles (4).
Freshman Michelle Pederson (14) posted three assists during
Lewis and Clark's women's team is ranked No. 9 nationally
according to the National Junior College Athletic Association
(NJCAA) and National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)
most recent polls.
They are No. 1 in the region and have secured a home field
advantage when they begin post-season play on Thursday, Oct. 31 at
2 p.m. against either Heartland Community College or Southwestern
The men are No. 3 in the region, No. 18 in the most recent
NSCAA poll and rank in the NJCAA's top 25. They also have secured
home field advantage and begin post-season play against
Southwestern Illinois College at Lewis and Clark on Saturday, Oct.
26 at noon.
NJCAA Women's Soccer Div. 1/Region 24
Lewis and Clark Community College (L&C) 6 - St.
Louis Community College (STLCC) 2
72:00 STLCC -Taylor Tosovsky (free kick)
67:00 L&C - Boyles (Pederson assist)
44:00 L&C - Morris, (Pederson assist)
18:00 L&C - Taylor, (Morris assist)
16:00 STLCC - Taylor Giese
13:00 L&C - Skrivan, (Taylor assist)
10:00 L&C - Eaton, (Pederson assist)
5:00 L&C - Taylor, (Skrivan assist)
Shots: L&C 18, STLCC 9; Corners: L&C 6, STLCC 4;
Fouls: L&C 10, STLCC 14; Saves: L&C 7 (Glenz), STLCC