East Central’s Men’s Soccer Pulls Out Overtime Win over Meridian

September 29, 2016

The East Central Community College men’s soccer team defeated Meridian Community College 4-3 in overtime Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Bailey Stadium in Decatur.

ECCC jumped out to an early lead with goals by Blake Bonds of Germantown High School, assisted by Fredy Gutierrez of Pontotoc High School, and Gutierrez.

MCC fought back to tie the match up 2-2 at the half.

Gutierrez scored once again in the second half, before MCC tied the match 3-3 to send it to overtime.

ECCC Women’s Soccer Wins Record 9th Straight Match

September 29, 2016

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team remained undefeated on the season with a 5-0 non-division win over the Meridian Community College’s Lady Eagles in Bailey Stadium in Decatur on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

The win improved East Central’s record to 9-0 on the season. It is the longest winning streak in program history, topping last year’s then-record eight straight victories to open the 2015 season.

ECCC Netters Win 18 Matches, Langelaar Takes Individual Title at ITA Regionals

September 26, 2016

East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis players won 18 singles and doubles matches at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional Championships, with freshman Tom Langelaar winning a singles title.

The regionals were held Sept. 21-24 at host Meridian Community College.

Langelaar of Veldhoven, Netherlands, won the men’s singles back draw by winning five straight matches. He defeated sophomore Chris Crapps of Hinds Community College 8-6 in the finals.

ECCC Men’s Soccer Team Splits Non-Division Matches

September 26, 2016

The East Central Community College men’s soccer team fell to Pearl River Community College 1-0 in overtime Friday, Sept. 23, in Bailey Stadium, but went on the road to defeat Copiah-Lincoln Community College 2-1 on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Sophomore forward Will Stewart of Newton County High School made both goals in the Co-Lin match-up.

East Central was able to get on the board first with Stewart’s first half goal assisted by Blake Bonds of Germantown High School.

East Central Women’s Soccer Team Defeats Pearl River 1-0

September 26, 2016

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team beat Pearl River Community College 1-0 in two overtimes in non-division action Friday, Sept. 23.

The victory over the defending MACJC state champions improved ECCC to 8-0 on the season.

The match remained scoreless through 90 minutes and had to go into double overtime before freshman forward Sierra Maness of Corinth High School was able to score with four minutes remaining.

East Central Men’s Soccer Team Falls Short Against Southwest

September 21, 2016

The East Central Community College Warrior soccer team fought hard, but ran out of time in a 4-2 loss against the Southwest Community College Bears Tuesday, Sept. 20, in Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

The Warriors were down 2-0 in the second half, but were able to tie the game 2-2 with 13 minutes to play.

Southwest scored on a penalty kick and added another goal with two minutes left to play to go up for good and the win.

ECCC Women’s Soccer Team Keeps Streak Alive With Victory Over Southwest

September 21, 2016

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team moved to 7-0 on the season after winning a non-division rematch against the Southwest Mississippi Community College Lady Bears Tuesday, Sept. 20, in Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

Southwest jumped out to the early lead, but East Central freshman Cailee Helen McClain of Starkville High School was able to tie the game with 31 minutes left in the first half.

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