Issa Butoyi selected top player in NJCAA Region XVI
#10 Butoyi Issa
Sophomore Issa Butoyi was selected to the NJCAA Region XVI First Team. Missouri community college coaches voted him the best player in the region, thereby making him eligible for NJCAA All American consideration. Issa, originally from Tanzania, is a graduate of Hickman High School in Columbia, Mo. He is a quick and dynamic player who never stops running and working hard for the team. During his two seasons at MCC, Issa scored 9 goals and provided 4 assists. He also captained the team in 2018. Congratulations Issa for a great season and well deserved recognition!
MCC Wolves look to year two after loss in the NJCAA Region XVI Quarterfinal
Despite wins in their final two regular season games, MCC lost to Jefferson College in the NJCAA Region XVI Quarterfinal on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The Wolves season didn't end with playoff success; however, the soccer program is returning 12 freshmen for next year and is actively recruiting new student-athletes! To Run with the Pack in 2019, please contact head coach David Owens at David.Owens@mcckc.edu.
Wolves win final two regular season games
The MCC Wolves team won their final two contests of the regular season against St. Charles Community College and Rockhurst University J.V. The Wolves defeated St. Charles 2-0 on Sunday, October 14, 2018. Issa Butoyi scored the game's first goal off an assist from Valentin Mpanga. Both Issa and Valentin have combined to score the 10 goals and 5 assists on the season. The second goal came from Trevon Lewis and was assisted by Issa. Jace Robinson got the win in goal with 3 saves.
The Wolves followed up the St. Charles victory with a 4-1 defeat of Rockhurst University J.V. Goals were scored by Luis Hinojos, Joshua Dorland, Caleb Hodges and Valentin Mpanga. Assists were provided by John Montgomery and Ben Keesee. Brendan Sweeney earned the win in goal with 5 saves.
MCC Wolves drop close game to Northern Oklahoma
The MCC men's soccer team dropped a close game to Northern Oklahoma on Sunday, October 7, 2018. Goals by Juan Garcia and Benjamin Ruhumuriza put the Wolves up 2-1 in the second half. Unfortunately, they could not hold the lead and NOC went away with a 3-2 win.