Home - Athletics - Trailblazers News Trailblazers News June 2015Jun 3, 2015Colin Ahlvers Finishes No. 5 in Nation; Sets College RecordTrailblazers golfer Colin Ahlvers set a goal to win or place in the top 10 of the NJCAA national golf tournament. Mission accomplished.Jun 1, 2015Lewis and Clark Men’s Pro Tennis Classic Starts July 17More than 100 of the world’s top-ranked men’s tennis players will participate in the 18th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic July 17-26.May 2015May 14, 2015Ahlvers Earns No. 1 Regional Golf Title and Trip to NationalsLewis and Clark Community College Golfer Colin Ahlvers earned the championship title in the NJCAA D-II Region 24 Tournament last week—and made history by becoming the college’s first regional golf champion.May 6, 2015Women's Tennis Finishes Season Ranked No. 22 in the U.S.The women’s tennis team finished the season ranked 22nd in the country after their final match of the NJCAA National Championships in Tucson, Arizona. May 5, 2015Three Trailblazers Still in Play at NationalsThe women’s tennis team had a rough second day at the NJCAA National Championships. The Trailblazers lost six matches and dropped in the national ranking from 14th to 22nd overall.May 4, 2015Trailblazers Wrap First Day at NationalsThe women’s tennis team finished the first day of the NJCAA National Championships in Tucson, Arizona, tied for 13th with five other teams by earning six points from their three main draw wins.May 2, 2015Trailblazers Win Region Championship and Trip to NationalsThe Lewis and Clark Community College men’s tennis team won the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Region 24 Championship against Kaskaskia 5-4 on April 17 and earned a repeat trip to the National Championship tournament May 11-15 in Plano, Texas.April 2015Apr 16, 2015Women’s Tennis Sweeps Fontbonne to Finish Regular SeasonThe women’s tennis team defeated visiting Fontbonne University (NCAA, DIII) with a decisive 9-0 victory on Wednesday, April 15. The win gave the team a final regular season overall record of 9-7.Apr 15, 2015Women’s Tennis Uses Tiebreakers to Down McKendreeThe women’s tennis team defeated to visiting McKendree University (NCAA, DII) by the narrowest of margins in a hard-fought 5-4 decision on Tuesday, April 14. The win boosts the team’s season record to 8-7.Apr 13, 2015L&C to Offer Wide Variety of Volleyball Camps this SummerLewis and Clark’s College for Kids program has a number of volleyball camps, including a new one-day camp for boys, planned as part of its athletic programming this summer.Apr 12, 2015Trailblazers Win Region Championship and Trip to NationalsThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team earned its fourth consecutive National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 24 Championship and a trip to the National Championship tournament by defeating Rend Lake College 6-3 on Saturday, April 11.Apr 12, 2015Trailblazers Four-Peat for Region 24 ChampionshipThe women’s tennis team defeated Rend Lake College 6-3 on Saturday, April 11 for their fourth consecutive Region 24 Championship. The finals were held on a beautiful spring Saturday at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex on the Lewis and Clark Community College campus. Apr 7, 2015Trailblazer Sweep BlackburnThe women’s tennis team swept Blackburn College (NCAA, DIII) on Monday, 9-0, at the Blackburn campus in Carlinville. The win boosts the team’s season record to 6-6. Apr 2, 2015Trailblazers Down Rend Lake for Region 24 LeadThe women’s tennis team defeated Rend Lake College 7-2 on April 1. The victory gives the Trailblazers sole possession of first place in Region 24 with a record of 3-0 and the top seed in the upcoming Regional Championships next weekend. Apr 1, 2015Trailblazers Sweep KaskaskiaThe women’s tennis team snapped a three-match losing streak with a decisive 9-0 win over Kaskaskia College on March 31. This brings the Trailblazers’ overall record to 4-6 but 2-0 in Region 24 competition.March 2015Mar 31, 2015Women’s Tennis Loses 0-9 to Visiting Quincy UniversityThe women’s tennis team lost to visiting Quincy University 0-9 on March 27. The loss drops the team’s season record to 3-5. Mar 31, 2015Women’s Tennis Loses 4-5 at Missouri Baptist UniversityThe women’s tennis team lost a close match on the road to Missouri Baptist University 4-5 0-9 on March 30. The loss drops the team’s season record to 3-6. The two teams have traditionally played very close matches. The Trailblazers defeated the Spartans 5-4 in their fall match played at Lewis and Clark.Mar 24, 2015Women’s Tennis Takes Third at TournamentThe women’s tennis team finished in third place at the Hack Kellner Tournament held in Springfield, Illinois, on March 20 and 21.Mar 18, 2015Women’s Tennis Wins Home Opener Over KaskaskiaThe women’s tennis team won their home opener and first regional match of the season with a 9-0 sweep of Kaskaskia College on Tuesday at the Andy Simpson Tennis Center. The win, the Trailblazers second in a row, boosts their overall record to 2-0 on the young season. Mar 16, 2015Women’s Tennis Wins Season OpenerThe women’s tennis team went west and won over the weekend. The Trailblazers defeated Stephens College (NAIA) in Columbia, MO, for their first victory of the season. The final score was 6-3.January 2015Jan 17, 2015Taylor Selected NSCAA Scholar All-America First TeamMiriam Taylor, the nation’s No. 1 junior college women’s soccer scorer, recently was named to the 2014 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Junior College Women’s Scholar All-America First Team.Jan 8, 2015Men’s Basketball Wins Against Olney Central WednesdayThe Lewis and Clark Community College men’s basketball team started off the new year with a 77-70 win Wednesday, Jan. 7 against Olney Central College at home in the George C. Terry River Bend Arena.December 2014Dec 17, 2014Trailblazers Earn NJCAA and NSCAA All-American AwardsLewis and Clark Community College soccer players Miriam Taylor, Nicole Howard, Melvin Becket, and Jack Filla were named All-Americans by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) this past week.Dec 5, 2014Trailblazers’ Miriam Taylor is First-Team All-AmericanL&C's Miriam Taylor was tabbed as a first-team JUCO All-America selection late Thursday by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Dec 5, 2014L&C's Melvin Becket Named to All-America TeamL&C's Melvin Becket has been named to the 2014 NJCAA All-America Team which was released Wednesday.November 2014Nov 5, 2014L&C to Host Discussion Panel on Beliefs and Being The Diversity Council of Lewis and Clark Community College will present the Panel Discussion on Beliefs and Being: Understanding our Neighbors at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the Hatheway Cultural Center, Ann Whitney Olin Theatre on L&C’s Godfrey campus.October 2014Oct 31, 2014Women’s Soccer Wins 1-0 Over Parkland; Plays Sunday for Regional ChampionshipA lone goal in the first half by the nation’s leading scorer, Miriam Taylor, earned the Lewis and Clark Community College women’s soccer team a regional semi-final win today 1-0 over Parkland College, in Champaign, Illinois.Oct 16, 2014Trailblazers Soccer Teams and Players Top National ChartsThe Trailblazers men’s and women’s soccer teams are ranked in the top 20 nationally this week—good news as they prepare for regional playoffs.Oct 9, 2014Volleyball Pink Match for Breast Cancer AwarenessThe volleyball team has designated their home match on Thursday, Oct. 9, to raise awareness of breast cancer. Oct 7, 2014Women’s Tennis Team Wraps the Fall Season with a WinThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s tennis team wrapped up the fall scrimmage season with a clutch 5-4 win over Missouri Baptist University Friday, Sept. 26, at the Andy Simpson Tennis Center on the LC campus.Oct 2, 2014Winning Trailblazers Top National ChartsThe National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) lists the Trailblazers at No. 1 with 14 points and 92 goals this season. The second closest team in goals is Spartanburg Methodist with 63.September 2014Sep 30, 2014Lewis and Clark Athletics Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations Lewis and Clark Community College is accepting nominations for coaches and athletes to be inducted into its Trailblazer Athletics Hall of Fame through Dec. 1, 2014.Sep 30, 2014L&C's Basketball Teams Kick Off Season with Open PracticeJoin the 2014-15 Lewis and Clark Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams tonight, Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 10 p.m. in George Terry Riverbend Arena as they start their basketball seasons and get the hoops year in gearSep 29, 2014Basketball Alumni Take on Letter Carriers in MD FundraiserIt will be Trailblazers versus letter carriers as former members of Lewis and Clark Community College’s men's basketball team play against the USPS Letter Carriers in a fundraising exhibition game on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Hartford Community Gym.Sep 19, 2014Men’s Soccer Team is 1-0 in Region after Defeating ParklandThe Lewis and Clark Community College men’s soccer team posted a 1-0 win Sunday against regional rival and undefeated Parkland College. The win puts the Trailblazers at 1-0 in Region 24 of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).Sep 19, 2014Morrissey Sisters to Play Tennis Tomorrow at L&C MatchAlthough they won’t compete against each other, tomorrow will be like a tennis homecoming for local sisters Anna and Claire Morrissey when the Quincy University Hawks face The Trailblazers at 1 p.m. at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex.Sep 12, 2014Women's Soccer Team Undefeated; Ranked No. 11 in NationThe Lewis and Clark Community College women’s soccer team played their seventh game and got their seventh win and seventh shutout yesterday with their 13-0 win against Maple Woods College in Kansas City.Sep 10, 2014Bike MS Announces Lewis and Clark’s Godfrey Campus as the 2015 Site for its 2015 Gateway Getaway RideThe two-day ride, which will take place Sept. 12-13, 2015, will start and finish both days at Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey. The beautiful, historic campus will also provide a home to the charity event’s festival area and camping accommodations.Sep 9, 2014Trailblazers Volleyball Team Splits Weekend Tri-Match The Lewis and Clark Community College volleyball team split during their home tri-match on Saturday losing 0-3 to Jefferson College and winning 3-1 against Missouri Baptist University JV.August 2014Aug 29, 2014Trailblazers Volleyball Team Wins Thrilling Home OpenerIf the home opener is any indication, the 2014 Lewis and Clark Community College volleyball season promises to be very exciting.Aug 22, 2014Chris Logan Named Trailblazers Men’s Tennis CoachGodfrey resident and former Lewis and Clark Community College tennis player Chris Logan is returning to the college as head men’s tennis coach.Aug 19, 2014Trailblazers Named NJCAA Academic Student-AthletesThree Lewis and Clark Community College athletes recently received recognition from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for exemplary academic achievement.July 2014Jul 27, 2014Third Time’s a Charm for L&C Pro Tennis Classic Champion NguyenThe third time was a charm for American Daniel Nguyen who won the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic Sunday in front of a large crowd at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex.Jul 26, 2014Nguyen Outlasts Bambridge in Three-Hour Semifinal MatchIt took a little more than three hours, but No. 8 seed Daniel Nguyen advanced to the men's singles final in the Lewis and Clark Men's Pro Tennis Classic, a USTA Pro Circuit event, on July 26, preventing his opponent from getting the chance to win both the singles and doubles titles.Jul 25, 2014British Players Broady and Bambridge win Doubles Final; Singles Semifinals Set for SaturdayIt was a British versus Americans doubles final Friday in the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic with the win going to No. 1 Luke Bambridge and Liam Broady from across the pond.Jul 24, 2014Doubles Final and Singles Quarterfinal Set for USTA Tourney FridayThe doubles final and singles quarterfinals play continues Friday in the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex.Jul 23, 2014No. 1 Falls to Unseeded Tulsa Futures WinnerThe top seeded singles player in the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic fell to an unseeded player Wednesday at the Andy Simpson Tennis Complex.Jul 22, 2014No. 3 Falls; Former L&C Player Competes in Doubles in USTA TourneyThe University of Tulsa’s Spencer Papa defeated No. 3 Noah Rubin Tuesday morning during the first day of main draw in the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic, a USTA Men’s Pro Circuit Futures $10K tournament.Jul 21, 2014Main Draw Begins Tuesday in L&C Men’s Pro Classic Tennis TournamentFour top seeded players and four unseeded players won their qualifying matches Monday and secured a spot in the main draw of the 17th Annual Lewis and Clark Community College Men’s Pro Tennis Classic, a USTA Men’s Pro Circuit Future’s event.Jul 21, 2014Wimbledon Juniors Champion to Play Tuesday in TourneyNoah Rubin, 18, of Long Island, New York, will play his first match since winning the Wimbledon Boys’ Juniors Championship two week ago.