11-11-11 Canyons Falls To Allan Hancock In Final Regular Season Game
Allan Hancock Box Score
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - The College of the Canyons men's soccer team was edged by Allan Hancock College, 3-2, on Friday afternoon in the Cougar's final regular season home game of the year. COC finished the season with a 7-5-6 overall and 5-4-4 in Western State Conference play. Maayan Schrager scored his first of two goals when Marvin Delgado found him at the 4-minute mark. Two minutes later, the Bulldogs added a goal of their own to tie up the game at 1-1. Canyons kept the scoring going when Schrager scored on a penalty kick in the 12th minute. As with the first COC goal, Allan Hancock scored two minutes later that would tie up the score. The Bulldogs would add one more goal before the break and COC would not be able to add another goal before time expired. Sophomore goal keeper Alex Burkevics collected two saves in the loss.
11-4-11 Rodriguez Leads COC Past Glendale
Glendale Box Score
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - Sophomore Victor Rodriguez netted two goals, including the game winning score, on Friday afternoon and the Cougars beat Glendale 2-1. COC jumped on the board first with a goal in the 31st minute with a penalty kick that Rodriguez found the back of the net. Glendale came back two minutes later to equalize the score at 1-1 in the 33rd minute. The two teams fought through a tied game and it took 33 minutes for the Cougars to earn the lead. Jesus Salazar passed the ball to Rodriguez who kicked the ball into the back of the net in the 66th minute. Sophomore goal keeper Alex Burkevics collected four saves in 90 minutes of work in goal. The Cougars will travel to Oxnard for a pivotal game agasint Oxnard College on Tuesday.
10-22-11 Cougars Play To Draw Against L.A. Mission
LA Mission Box Score
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - The College of the Canyons men's soccer team tied 2-2 with L.A. Mission College on Friday afternoon. After trailing 1-0, Jesus Salazar turned his free kick into a goal that went to the top back corner of the net, that equalized the score at 1-1 in the 34th minute. The Cougars took at 2-1 lead in the 42nd minute when Maayan Schrager goes 1-on-1 with Mission's goalie, after a nice pass from Salazar, for a score. But, a red card in the 81st minute and a penalty kick that went past goalie Alex Burkevics left the game at a tie. The Cougars will travel to Moorpark Tuesday, Oct. 25 for a 4 p.m. game.
10-14-11 Cougars Held Scoreless Against Oxnard
Oxnard Box Score
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - The College of the Canyons men's soccer team was edged 2-0 by the defending Western State Conference champions at COC on Friday afternoon. The Condors fired off 17 shots to the Cougar's seven. COC tallied shots by five different players and defender Akram El-Nady led the team with two shots. David Garcia suffered the loss but did record two saves in the game. The Cougars will travel to Allan Hancock on Tuesday, Oct. 18 for a 2 p.m. match.
10-4-11 Canyons Wins On Late Goal
Citrus Box Score
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - The Cougar's Jesus Salazar took a pass from Uriel Rodriguez, and put the ball into the back of the net, to score the game-winning goal in the 90th minute of the game to beat Citrus College 2-1 on Tuesday afternoon. After falling behind 1-0 in the first half, COC came out and scored on a Maayan Schrager goal in the 56th minute.
Darwin Ortiz notched the assist. Freshman goal keeper David Garcia recorded the win, collecting two saves. COC fired off nine shots on goal, led by Salazar with three. Canyons will travel to Santa Barbara on Friday, Oct. 7 to for a 4 p.m. match.
9-23-11 Cougars Tie Compton In Final Non-Conference Match
Compton Box Score
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. -
The College of the Canyons men's soccer team held off Compton College until the 84th minute when the team tied the score up at 1-1 and the Cougars tied visiting Compton in their final non-conference match of the season. The men are now 1-4-2 heading into conference play on Tuesday against Mission College. Uriel Rodriguez netted the Cougar's lone goal on a pass from Abel Hinjosa in the fourth minute of play, as COC's offense was stunted for the rest of the game. David Garcia played all 90 minutes in goal, making one save. Canyons out shot Compton 15 to 11 on the day. Hinjosa and Maayan Schrager each notched three shots, with one on goal.
9-16-11 Santa Ana and Canyons Play To Draw
Santa Ana Box Score
SANTA ANA, Calif. - The College of the Canyons men's soccer team received a late goal by sophomore Abel Hinojosa that evened the score at 1-1 against Santa Ana College in a non-conference match on Friday afternoon. Hinojosa's goal came from a feed by sophomore teammate Arnoldo Macias. Santa Ana out shot Canyons, 11-9, and the Cougars were led by Uriel Rodriguez and Jesus Salazar with two shots each. Sophomore goal keeper Alex Burkevics collected his second win of the year and tallied two saves in goal. COC will host Compton on Friday, Sept. 23 in the team's last non-conference game of the year.
8-31-11 Panthers and Cougars End In A Draw
Chaffey Box Score
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - The College of the Canyons and Chaffey College finished Wednesday's game in a 1-1 draw in a non-conference match up. Both team's keepers gave up a penalty kick in the second half of the game to complete the draw. Alex Burkevics, COC's goalie, had four saves on the afternoon, including a great save on Chaffey's first penalty kick of the afternoon. COC earned its first goal in the 79th minute on a Hany Helmy kick that went the opposite way of Chaffey's keeper. COC will travel to San Diego City College on Tuesday, Sept 6 for a 3 pm game.
8-28-11 Cougars Win First Conference Game Of The Season
Cosumnes River Box Score
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - The College of the Canyons men's soccer team opened up the 2011 non conference season with a 2-0 victory on Saturday evening.
Arnoldo Macias and Uriel Rodriguez scored for the Cougars and goalkeeper Alex Burkevics had one save. Canyons had a slow start and didn't net a goal until the second half of play. Macias scored COC's first goal of the season on a short bullet to the upper corner of the net in the 55th minute. Rodriguez made it 2-0 in the 89th minute with an assist from Maayan Schrager. The Cougars will return to action on Wednesday as they host Chaffey College at 4 pm for another non-conference match.
6-30-11 Follow College of the Canyons Men's Soccer On Twitter and Facebook
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. –You can now follow College of the Canyons athletics on Twitter and Facebook. Twitter lets you keep in touch with the Cougars via short message updates sent by the College of the Canyons Sports Information Office. Be the first to know information about your Cougar teams along with scores, events and statistics. Facebook allows fans the chance to interact with other fans of COC athletics.