Wolves win NJCAA Region XVI Title
The MCC Wolves women's soccer team won the NJCAA Region XVI Championship on Sunday, October 28, 2018! MCC came back from 1-0 down off goals from Kailey Boyer and Ally Jones, along with an assist from Abigail Groom. The game ended tied 2-2 after double overtime and was decided by penalty kicks. Goalkeeper Chloe DeShazer made three big saves in the penalty shootout, while Abigail Groom, Ally Jones, Kimberlyn Snelling and Brittany Alvarado made their shots to seal a 4-3 penalty kick victory and MCC's second NJCAA Region XVI women's soccer title.
The Wolves season came to an unfortunate close the following game with a loss to Southwestern Illinois College in the NJCAA Central District final on November 1, 2018; however, the team can be proud of their accomplishment and will look to build on their success in 2019!
Four Wolves players earn All Region honors
#5 Kailey Boyer
#13 Ally Jones
#16 Kimberlyn Snelling
#1 Chloe DeShazer
Metropolitan Community College placed four players on the NJCAA All Region XVI First and Second Teams! Kailey Boyer, Ally Jones and Kimberlyn Snelling earned NJCAA All Region XVI First Team honors, while goalkeeper Chloe DeShazer was selected to the NJCAA All Region XVI Second Team. Both Kailey and Ally led the Wolves in scoring with 10 goals apiece. Each scored a goal in the final to help MCC earn their first regional title since 2011. Kimberlyn and Chloe were also integral to the team's success. Kimberlyn started every game, helping to anchor the center of defense with physical play and smart distribution of the soccer ball. Chloe made 54 total saves for the season, with none bigger than her one versus one stop late in the regional championship games against St. Charles Community College's top scorer. She also came up with three quality saves in the 4-3 penalty kick victory. Congratulations to all four players for their outstanding play and deserved recognition!
MCC women defeat St. Louis Community College in NJCAA Region XVI Semifinal
For the second contest in a row, the MCC and STLCC women's teams needed double overtime to decide a game. During regular season play, MCC won 2-1 off goals from Kailey Boyer and Hannah Pond. In the rematch, which was an NJCAA Region XVI semifinal, Ally Jones put the Wolves ahead 1-0 from a free kick. STLCC evened up the game off a corner kick right before half time. Hannah Pond scored the game winner from a corner kick with seven minutes remaining in the second overtime. It was the second time she scored in double overtime against STLCC to seal a win. MCC hosts St. Charles Community College in the NJCAA Region XVI final on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 2 pm at Bingham Middle School. Go Wolves!
Wolves warm-up for playoffs with 4-2 win over Graceland J.V.
The MCC Wolves women's team defeated Graceland University J.V. 4-2 on Sunday, October 21, 2018. Ally Jones and Kailey Boyer contributed two goals a piece in the second half. Both players lead the Wolves in scoring this season. Kailey has scored 9 goals and 1 assist, while Ally has scored 8 goals.
2-1 win over St. Charles earns Wolves second seed in NJCAA Region 16 tournament!
The MCC Wolves women's team defeated St. Charles Community College 2-1 on Sunday, October 14, 2018. Second half goals from Rose Becker and Ally Jones erased a 1-0 deficit. Goalkeeper Chloe DeShazer contributed eight saves to preserve the win. The victory improved the Wolves NJCAA Region 16 record to 2 wins and 1 loss, thereby earning them the second seed for the upcoming playoffs.
Women knock off Jefferson College 4-2
The MCC women's soccer team got back to winning ways against Jefferson College on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Sophomore Ally Jones scored her first career hat trick for the Wolves. Her first goal was off an assist from freshman Hannah Pond. Her second goal was a penalty kick and third was from a direct kick. Kailey Boyer, a freshman from Grain Valley scored her fifth goal of the season! Upcoming games against Kansas City Kansas Community College and St. Charles Community College await the Wolves in the coming weeks!