Home - Athletics - Trailblazers News Trailblazers News July 2016Jul 22, 2016Americans Clinch Doubles Finals at L&C Tennis ClassicAmericans Nathan Ponwith and Emil Reinberg topped Jesus Bandres (VEN) and Facundo Mena (ARG) 6-3, 6-4, Friday afternoon to clinch the doubles championship at the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Men’s Pro Tennis Classic. Jul 22, 2016No. 1 Celebrates Birthday With Win in L&C Futures Tourney An early morning rain Friday didn’t dampen the spirits of players or spectators during day seven of the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Men’s Pro Tennis Classic. No. 1 Tennys Sandgren had a very happy 25th birthday Friday when he defeated No. 8 Wil Spencer 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 after a two and a half hour quarterfinal match.Jul 22, 2016Qualifiers and Top Seeds Continue Play in L&C Tennis Classic Six qualifiers, two wildcards and top seeded main draw players were still battling Thursday hoping to earn a spot in tomorrow’s singles quarterfinals during day six of the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Men’s Pro Tennis Classic.Jul 21, 2016Wildcard with Local Ties Moves on in Main Draw TodayWild card Grayson Goldin (USA) defeated qualifier Alexander Brown (USA) in two of three sets Wednesday afternoon, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 to move on to the next round of the main draw at the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Men’s Pro Tennis Classic, which continues today.Jul 20, 2016Top Seeds and Simpson Open Winner Advance in L&C FuturesTop seeded players and the winner of the Bud Simpson Open earned wins Tuesday in the main draw of the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic Open.Jul 20, 2016Heavy Rain Delays Play WednesdayCrews worked Wednesday morning to dry up the courts at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex in preparation for day 2 of the main draw. The 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Men's Pro Tennis Classic continues today, not before 11:30 a.m. Jul 18, 2016Top Seeds Continue to Main Draw in L&C Futures TourneyThe two top-seeded players earned their way into the main draw of the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic Monday.Jul 18, 2016St. Louisians to play in Doubles MainSunday’s second qualifying round in the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic narrowed the playing field from 32 to 16 players competing for eight spots in the main draw which begins Tuesday.Jul 17, 2016Pro Tennis Matches and Children’s Tennis Clinic Draws CrowdPlayers from around the globe competed in the first round of qualifying Saturday in the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex at L&C.Jul 14, 2016Lewis and Clark Men’s Pro Tennis Classic Starts July 16Some of the world’s top-ranked men’s tennis professionals will play in the 19th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic July 16-24.May 2016May 11, 2016Trailblazers Women’s Tennis Improves Ranking at NationalsAfter an uneventful day two of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Tournament in Tyler, Texas, the L&C women’s tennis team fought to improve its national ranking, from 21st to 20th.May 10, 2016Perez, Simpson Qualify for NJCAA Division II Golf TourneyA pair of Lewis and Clark Community College golfers will soon be on their way to the NJCAA Division II National Tournament, thanks to strong finishes at the Region 24 Tournament. Joaquin Perez and Andrew Simpson had top-five finishes in the tournament at the Weibring Golf Course in Normal.May 9, 2016Trailblazers Women’s Tennis Advances at NationalsLewis and Clark Community College’s women’s tennis team concluded its first day at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championships in Tyler, Texas with all singles players and one doubles team advancing to the rounds of 16.May 9, 2016Trailblazers Sophomores Will Face Each Other Next YearL&C Women's Tennis sophomores and No. 1 doubles partners Mel Schlaeger (Hanau, Germany) and Nikki Steiner (Troy, Illinois) will play at rival schools next year.May 9, 2016Trailblazers Volleyball Sophomores Moving on to Four-YearsFor the first time ever, all the graduating sophomores on the Lewis and Clark Community College volleyball team will continue their academic and athletic careers at four-year schools.April 2016Apr 19, 20162016 NJCAA Division I Region 24 Men’s Tennis Championship ResultsL&C defeated Kaskaskia for the Region 24 Championship April 15, 2016. Apr 19, 2016Trailblazers Golf Team Posts First Victory of the SeasonLewis and Clark golfers posted a first place finish in the Illinois College Blue Boy Invitational April 15-16.Apr 18, 2016Trailblazers Women’s Tennis Sweeps to NationalsThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team swept Rend Lake College 9-0 to win the Region 24 Championship Saturday and earn a fifth consecutive trip to the NJCAA National Championship tournament next month. Apr 18, 2016Blazers take two at Spoon RiverA seventh-inning rally enabled the Lewis and Clark Community College softball team to complete a doubleheader sweep Saturday at Spoon River.Apr 15, 2016Hot-hitting sophs pacing TrailblazersWith her team in the midst of one of its best seasons ever, Lewis and Clark Community College softball coach Ronda Roberts is quick to point to what she feels is the key: Lots of sophomores.Apr 1, 2016L&C Women’s Tennis Top in RegionThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team defended their Region 24 title and proved they are once again the team to beat to get to the National Championship in 2016.March 2016Mar 31, 2016Trailblazers Golf Off to a Strong StartThe Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers golf team got off to a good start by taking second place honors in the Lewis & Clark Spring Invite on March 24.Mar 23, 2016Women Sweep Kaskaskia for First Region 24 WinThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team opened their Region 24 schedule with a road sweep of Kaskaskia College Tuesday, March 22. The 9-0 win gives the Trailblazers a 1-0 start in the Region and 1-3 overall.Mar 8, 2016L&C Women’s Tennis Team is Ready for Home OpenerThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team will kick off the home schedule by hosting William Woods University Friday, March 11, at 2 p.m. in the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex. December 2015Dec 11, 2015L&C’s Soccer Stars Earn All-American and Player of the Year HonorsLewis and Clark Community College’s soccer teams are still earning accolades following the close of the 2015 season, with All-American and Player of the Year honors announced this week.November 2015Nov 25, 2015Trailblazers Earn All Region Honors for Women’s SoccerThe 2015 All Region 24 Team for NJCAA Women’s Soccer includes player of the year Nicole Howard, and Coach of the Year Tim Rooney. Nov 23, 2015Trailblazers Earn All Region Honors for Men’s SoccerThe 2015 All Region 24 Team for NJCAA Men’s Soccer includes player of the year Blake Cearns, Goalkeeper of the Year Nick Johnson and Coach of the Year Tim Rooney. Rooney was also named All Region Coach of the Year for Women’s Soccer. Nov 21, 2015Lewis and Clark to Celebrate Winning Seasons for Trailblazers SoccerL&C soccer fans, in their best Trailblazer blue, will welcome the men’s and women’s soccer teams home from national tournaments with a celebration of two successful seasons at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23 in The Commons.Nov 18, 2015No Hill for a Climber: L&C Defeats Hill College in Pool Play at NJCAA ChampionshipsDuring its first game of pool play at the NJCAA Division I National Championship Tournament, Lewis and Clark Community College men’s soccer team toppled Hill College from Hillsboro, Texas, 2-1. Nov 17, 2015L&C Women's Soccer to Face Iowa Central on Wednesday for Chance at SemisAfter a 3-1 loss to Laramie County Community College on Tuesday, L&C will face off against Iowa Central Community College during the second game of pool play at the NJCAA D1 Women’s Soccer Championship tournament. Iowa Central is currently ranked third in the nation. Nov 16, 2015Women’s Soccer Gears Up for Game One at Nationals on Tuesday After being crowned Region and District Champions, Lewis and Clark Community College women’s soccer has set their sights on a national title at the NJCAA National Soccer Championships at Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne, Florida.Nov 16, 2015Volleyball Finishes the Season StrongThe Trailblazers volleyball team’s season ended with a 0-3 loss to top-ranked Parkland College in the Region 24 Final Four played at Lincoln College on Saturday, Nov. 7. The scores were 15-25, 17-25, 19-25. The loss leaves the Trailblazers tied with Illinois Central College for third place in the Region. Nov 16, 2015L&C Men’s Soccer Team prepares for National TournamentAfter a 13-hour bus ride, Lewis and Clark Community College men’s soccer team has reached Axton, Virginia, and is preparing to compete in the NJCAA Division I National Championship Tournament at the Smith River Sports Complex.Nov 6, 2015Trailblazers Women’s Soccer Team Crowned Region 24 ChampionsThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s soccer team bested No. 13 seed Parkland College 1-0 on Sunday, Nov. 1 to become Region 24 Champions. Next step – the District Championship this weekend.Nov 6, 2015Trailblazers Volleyball Defeats Lincoln; Makes Region 24 Final FourThe Trailblazers volleyball team earned a berth in the NJCAA Region 24 Final Four with a 3-1 win over Lincoln College Wednesday night at home in the George C. Terry River Bend Arena. Nov 6, 2015Trailblazers Men’s Soccer Crowned Region 24 ChampionsDespite the rain, the Lewis and Clark Community College men’s soccer team sailed past Illinois Central College 3-0 on Saturday, Oct. 31 to become Region 24 Champions and secure a spot in this year’s National Tournament.Nov 3, 2015Trailblazers Volleyball Preps for Regional PlayoffsAfter finishing the regular season with an overall record of 21-15, Lewis and Clark Community College’s volleyball team is now shifting focus onto their first home playoff game in several years. Nov 1, 2015Men’s Basketball Defeats St. Louis CC 65-53The Trailblazer’s men’s basketball team defeated St. Louis Community College in its first game of the 2015-2016 season. The final score was 65-53.October 2015Oct 30, 2015Volleyball Honors Sophomores with Win #20The Lewis and Clark Community College volleyball team started the night honoring their graduating sophomores with flowers and other gifts. They finished with the best present of all: the team’s 20th win on the season.Oct 30, 2015Lewis and Clark Community College Soccer Teams Advance to Regional FinalsLewis and Clark Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams are playing this weekend in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division 1 Region Finals. Oct 7, 2015October 8 Volleyball Match to Raise Breast Cancer AwarenessL&C’s volleyball team has designated their next home game as their Pink Out Match to raise awareness of breast cancer.Oct 7, 2015Basketball Standout Inducted Into Trailblazers Hall of FameBasketball standout Gladys Wanyama has been inducted into the 2015 Trailblazers Hall of Fame.Oct 5, 2015Trailblazers Volleyball Enjoying a Successful SeasonWith a little more than half the 2015 season in the books, the Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers volleyball team has already surpassed the win totals for the past several seasons.September 2015Sep 24, 2015L&C Golfers Come Out on Top in MacMurray InvitationalLewis and Clark Community College’s Trailblazers golf team placed first overall in the MacMurray Invitational Golf Tournament this past weekend. Sep 10, 2015Bike MS at L&C: The World’s Largest Cycling Series is Coming to GodfreyNearly 3,000 cyclists are expected to raise more than $2 million to change the world for people affected by MS at Bike MS: Gateway Getaway taking place Sept. 12-13 at Lewis and Clark's Godfrey campus.August 2015Aug 20, 2015 Volleyball Team Announces 2015 Recruiting ClassThe Lewis and Clark volleyball has announced the 2015 recruiting class of incoming players. July 2015Jul 26, 2015Teenager Mmoh wins singles title at L&C USTA FuturesIn a grueling match that took longer than three hours to complete — both due to weather and help from a trainer — Michael Mmoh earned a 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 victory over Jared Hiltzik to take the singles title at the 18th annual Lewis and Clark Community College's Men's Futures Tournament.Jul 25, 2015Singles final set for Lewis and Clark Futures eventHiltzik moved on to the singles championship match at the 2015 Lewis & Clark Community College Men's Future Tournament with a quick 6-2, 6-3 victory over Clay Thompson in a little more than 70 minutes.Jul 24, 2015USTA Doubles Finals Wrap Up at Lewis and ClarkDominic Cotrone (USA) and Jordi Arconada (ARG) defeated John Lamble (USA) and Frederick Saba (USA) in the doubles finals at the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic on Friday afternoon.Jul 24, 2015Host Family Says USTA Brings the World into Their HomeEvery year, Lewis and Clark welcomes tennis players from across the globe to campus for the Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic – and every year, those players need a place to stay for the week. Host families like Byron and Linda Sutton, of Godfrey, are happy to fill that role.