Home - Women's Soccer News November 2019Nov 15, 2019L&C’s Rabale Named Region 24 Player of YearWhile the announcement of the NJCAA Region 24 women’s soccer player of the year came later than in past years, there was very little surprise in the selection.Nov 15, 2019Second Torn ACL Means L&C’s Wagner Is Out For NationalsWhen L&C’s Jocelyn Wagner heard an all-too-familiar sound in last week’s Central District title game, she knew exactly what it meant.Nov 14, 2019Trailblazers Enter National Tournament as No. Four SeedAfter winning both the Region 24 and Central District championships, Trailblazers women’s soccer heads to Melbourne, Florida, for the NJCAA Division I Women’s National Soccer Tournament, running Nov. 18-23.Nov 8, 2019Trailblazers Women’s Soccer Advances to NJCAA DI TourneyLewis and Clark’s Trailblazers women’s soccer team (19-2-0) defeated the St. Louis Community College Archers 6-1 on Nov. 8 to win the Central District title.Nov 5, 2019L&C Wins OT Thriller From SWIC For Region TitleIt was a play that seemed to go in slow motion. When L&C’s Ella Kiely spotted teammate Callie Smith to her left, Kiely acted out of instinct. She sent a square pass to Smith just inside the SWIC penalty area. And Smith? She knew what she had to do.Nov 4, 2019Defenses Helped L&C and SWIC Women to Region 24 ShowdownWhile scorers grab most of the spotlight, the Lewis and Clark and Southwestern Illinois College defenses are big reasons the rivals will square off Monday for the championship of the NJCAA Region 24 Tournament.October 2019Oct 30, 2019L&C Rolls in Region 24 SemisIn the nearly two and a half weeks since they last played a game, the L&C women’s soccer team did what it could to stay game ready. And when John Wood College came calling Tuesday for a quarterfinal game in the Region 24 Tournament, Trailblazers coach Tim Rooney was hoping his team wouldn’t be affected by the layoff.Oct 23, 2019L&C Men Set for Region Play, but Women Wait Another WeekThanks to more than a few curve balls from NJCAA schedulers, men’s and women’s soccer teams will have plenty of down time prepping for the postseason - or waiting to advance from their region tournaments.Oct 15, 2019Blazers Men Tie ICC and Clinch Home-Field in Playoffs; L&C Women Win 2-1Two double-overtime games in 24 hours did more than make the L&C men’s soccer team tired. The extra soccer clinched the regular-season Region 24 top seed and with it, home-field advantage through the postseason Region 24 Tournament.Oct 7, 2019Trailblazers Down ParklandWith home-field advantage secured, the Lewis and Clark Community College women’s soccer team can eye the postseason with a little more swagger.September 2019Sep 27, 2019Rabale, Parziani Hat Tricks Pace Trailblazers Past STLCCFacing a team that features a returning All America forward who was just named the NJCAA Player of the Week can be a daunting task.Sep 27, 2019Rabale Named NJCAA DI Women’s Soccer Player of the WeekMid-fielder Boitumelo “B” Rabale scored an NJCAA Player of the Week nod after netting nine goals in just three games for the Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers.Sep 26, 2019Trailblazers Roll Past JWCL&C women’s soccer coach Tim Rooney came away with a mixed opinion following his team’s 11-0 Region 24 win over John Wood College Wednesday.Sep 24, 2019L&C Men Finally Make National Poll; Women Hold at No. 11The Lewis and Clark men’s soccer team, after a month of play, has cracked into the top 20 of the NJCAA Division I National Soccer Poll.Sep 23, 2019L&C Women Roll Past SW Tennessee 6-1With a roster hit with illness, L&C women’s soccer coach Tim Rooney was hoping to make it through Friday’s game without the need to make many subs.Sep 13, 2019Trailblazers Roll Past HeartlandHeartland took advantage of some disorganized L&C defense in the fourth minute and took a 1-0 lead. But the Trailblazers righted the ship quickly, scored 10 unanswered goals and rolled to a 10-1 home victory.Sep 9, 2019Nationally Ranked No. 7 L&C Women Shut Out WarriorsJust like Lincoln Trail a week ago, the Lewis and Clark Community College women’s soccer team blanked another first-year Region 24 team Monday.Sep 8, 2019L&C Kickers Sweep Southeastern IowaThe Lewis and Clark Community College soccer teams were in an Iowa frame of mind Saturday.August 2019Aug 26, 2019L&C Women Blank Allen 8-0While he was happy with Friday’s 8-0 home victory over Allen Community College, L&C women’s soccer coach Tim Rooney knows there’s a long road ahead of his team, as well as improvements to be made.Aug 12, 2019Alumni Games ‘Unofficially’ Start SeasonAs the first half of Saturday’s L&C men’s soccer alumni game was ending, Kaleb Bassett offered a critique to his father, former L&C great Roshan Bassett.Aug 1, 2019Trailblazers Reload, Set to Start PracticeThe L&C women’s soccer team has had a fairly non-eventful summer with captain-led workouts and coach-prescribed individual conditioning. Running, dribbling, passing and scrimmaging on their own with no coaches in sight. April 2019Apr 29, 2019Robinson Signs with L&C Women’s SoccerCivic Memorial standout Jenna Robinson, daughter of James and Dawn Robinson of Bethalto, has signed to play defense for the Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers women’s soccer team and Head Coach Tim Rooney in Fall 2019.March 2019Mar 15, 2019Blazing the TrailAfter enjoying an outstanding prep soccer career at Granite City that included three varsity letters, two trips to the state tournament and an all-state award, Staci Riggio decided to stay closer to home for college as she joined the Lewis and Clark Community College women’s soccer team.December 2018Dec 21, 2018Six Trailblazers Women’s Soccer Players Earn RecognitionA list of post-season honors caps an outstanding season for Trailblazers women’s soccer team, which earned a trip to the 2018 NJCAA Division I Women’s Soccer National Tournament.November 2018Nov 5, 2018L&C’s Solid Defense Has Helped Pave Way to NationalsOn a team loaded with offensive weapons, the Lewis and Clark Community College defense has contributed its fair share to the team’s 18-0 record. In fact, the Trailblazers have allowed only four goals all season.Nov 3, 2018L&C Defeats SWIC 5-1 For National Tourney BerthTaylor Hansen was in no mood to see her team’s season end Friday night. Instead, she and her Lewis and Clark Community College soccer teammates were in a national tourney mood.October 2018Oct 31, 2018NJCAA District Semifinals Moved Because of Wet Field; L&C Set for Motlow StateThe NJCAA Central District Women’s soccer semifinals and final, which were set for Thursday and Friday at Tim Rooney Stadium at Lewis and Clark Community College, will indeed be played. But after rain Tuesday night and more rain in the forecast, officials have moved Thursday’s semifinals to an artificial turf field at the O’Fallon (Illinois) Family Sports Park.Oct 31, 2018Trailblazers Women’s Soccer Remains UndefeatedThe Trailblazers women’s soccer team added a Region 24 championship win to their already undefeated season, advancing their record to 16-0-0 as they head into the Central District tournament.Oct 18, 2018Region 24 NJCAA Division 1 Soccer Tourney Seeds, Schedule ReleasedThat Lewis and Clark Community College’s women’s soccer team is seeded No. 1 in the upcoming Region 24 Tournament came as no surprise Wednesday. But now, the Trailblazers know how the rest of the field will shape up.Oct 17, 2018Idle L&C Teams Stand Pat in National PollsIt was status quo for the Lewis and Clark Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams when this week’s NJCAA national rankings were released Tuesday afternoon. The L&C men remained at No. 7 in their poll, while the L&C women stayed unbeaten at No. 6 in their poll.Oct 8, 2018Lewis and Clark Sweeps Late-Night Games in QuincySaturday was a long, wet day for the Lewis and Clark Community Collage soccer teams. But after all was said and done, the L&C men’s and women’s teams emerged with a doubleheader sweep of John Wood College, as well as home-field advantage in the postseason.September 2018Sep 13, 2018L&C’s Hansen Making this Soccer Season a Special OneWhile Hansen hasn’t officially decided that this season at L&C will be her final on the soccer field, she’s playing as if it may well be. She’s leaving it on the field every game. Sep 7, 2018L&C Women Ranked Sixth in Nation, Men Receive VotesA 5-0 start to the season has helped propel the Lewis and Clark Community College women’s soccer team to sixth in this week’s NJCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Poll, which was released Wednesday.August 2018Aug 24, 2018Alumni Help Dedicate Tim Rooney StadiumWith the help of Trailblazers men’s and women’s soccer, both alumni and current players, Lewis and Clark Community College dedicated the Tim Rooney Stadium Aug. 11.Aug 9, 2018Trailblazers Women’s Soccer Ranked No. 10 in Preseason PollExpectations are high for Trailblazers women’s soccer. The team will enter the 2018 season ranked 10th among National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I teams, according to a preseason poll from United Soccer Coaches (USC).Aug 8, 2018Tim Rooney Stadium Dedication Set for Aug. 11Lewis and Clark Community College is set to dedicate its soccer field in honor of Coach Tim Rooney, Saturday, Aug. 11.March 2018Mar 22, 2018Women’s Soccer Blazing AwayEmma Lucas is already enjoying an outstanding high school career at Roxana, scoring over 70 goals in four years.Mar 19, 2018Rooney returning as women’s soccer coach at L&CLewis and Clark Community College’s search for a new women’s soccer coach ended Friday. After a four-month search, the new coach is … the old one.January 2018Jan 24, 2018Trailblazers Women’s Soccer Players and Coaches Earn Recognition for Outstanding SeasonTrailblazers women’s soccer continues to garner accolades for players and coaches long after their season’s end.December 2017Dec 22, 2017L&C Soccer Stadium to be Named for RooneyThe Lewis and Clark Community College soccer stadium will soon have a new name, the result of decades of tireless dedication from newly retired soccer coach Tim Rooney.November 2017Nov 20, 2017Former L&C Soccer Standout Inducted into NJCAA Hall of FameAngie Bode-Parsons almost didn’t play soccer in college – but with a little prodding from Lewis and Clark Community College Soccer Coach Tim Rooney, she joined the Trailblazers in 1998 and set down a path that would eventually lead her into the National Junior College Athletic Association Hall of Fame.Nov 16, 2017Despite tsunami of injuries, Blazers stayed afloatTim Rooney, who’s both a great coach and a Hall of Famer, has shown to be worth his weight in gold the past 31 seasons directing soccer at Lewis and Clark Community College. And he knows all about injuries.Nov 15, 2017L&C Women’s Soccer Ends Season at Nationals - Players Earn Regional Accolades, Including Player and Goalkeeper of the YearDespite yesterday’s win, the Trailblazers from Lewis and Clark Community College were unable to make their way past the pool round of the NJCAA Women’s Soccer National Tournament – but still ended their season on a high note.Nov 14, 2017Trailblazers pick up win in pool playThe Lewis and Clark Community College Trailblazers played their first game in pool play this morning against the Bulldogs of Georgia Military College in the NJCAA Women's Soccer National Tournament and came away with a 3-2 overtime win.October 2017Oct 30, 2017L&C Soccer program nets multiple regional awards as postseason continuesAs the women’s team continues their drive to Nationals, Coach Rooney and players on both the women’s and men’s teams have already been honored with several regional awards.Oct 30, 2017Trailblazers rally to defeat SWIC and capture the Region 24 ChampionshipIn a hard-fought regional championship match, The L&C women’s soccer team found themselves down 0-1 early in the second half. They rallied after scoring on a PK to defeat SWIC by a score of 3-1. August 2017Aug 24, 2017Andrzejewski scores five in LC winThe Trailblazers rolled to a 9-1 Region 24 victory.June 2017Jun 29, 2017Future L&C women’s soccer player named to the Chicagoland Soccer all-state team.Taylor Hansen of Edwardsville is among the 121 players selected for the second annual honor from Chicagoland Soccer, a suburban Chicago-based website that recognizes the best girls soccer players in Illinois.April 2017Apr 24, 2017Trailblazers Kickers Sign at Four-Year SchoolsSeveral Trailblazers soccer players announced their plans for next year during a signing event at Lewis and Clark Community College Monday, April 24, 2017November 2016Nov 3, 2016L&C soccer teams came up just shy of returning to nationalsBoth L&C teams dropped 3-0 decision to the Cobras in games that were dominated by the Trailblazers. And with the Saturday and Sunday defeats, hope ended for L&C’s hopes of return trips to their respective NJCAA Division I national tournaments.