Riley’s hat trick lifts Titans to win
Erin Riley scored three goals in a nine-minute span late in the second half, and Lane broke away for a 4-0 victory over Shoreline in the NWAC women’s soccer playoffs on Wednesday.
The victory earned the Titans, the No. 2 seed from the Southern Region, a road game against Eastern Region champion Spokane on Saturday in the quarterfinals.
Riley scored her goals in the 69th and 72nd minutes off passes from Ally King, and added another goal in the 78th minute for the hat trick. Emily Hillestad also scored for Lane, in the 85th minute.
Nora Goodrie earned the shutout in goal with four saves.
Titans Voted 5th Overall in Final Coaches Poll of Season
Vancouver - The Lane Women's soccer team was voted 5th overall in the final coaches poll of the season, released by the conference on Nov.1.
Despite finishing 2nd in the South Region, the Titans earned a 10-1-1 (region) and have an overall record of 12-3-3. Lane clinched a playoff spot for the 11th year in a row and lead the South Region in goals scored (70), goals allowed (14) and shutouts (12). They are ranked in the overall NWAC top 5 both in goals scored and goals allowed. The team’s 12 shutouts on the season ranks 2nd in the NWAC behind #1 ranked Peninsula.
The Titan's only three losses this season were handed to them by the top three teams in the league: Defending NWAC champion, Spokane (2nd in the poll), Peninsula (1st in the poll) and South Region foe, Clark (3rd in the poll). The Titan's drew with #8 Walla Walla on the road earlier this season.
Lane plays at Titan Field for the last time this season, hosting Shoreline CC in a 1st round NWAC playoff game on Wednesday, Nov. 2nd. Kickoff is set for 2:00 pm. The winner will advance to the NWAC quarterfinals on Saturday, Nov. 5.
For full poll: http://www.nwacsports.org/index.php?id=13084&cat=0
Hillestad’s hat trick leads Lane
SALEM — Emily Hillestad had three goals and an assist for Lane Community College in an 8-0 women’s soccer victory against Chemeketa on Wednesday.
The Titans (8-2-2), who haven’t lost since opening the season 0-2, improved to 6-0-0 in the Northwest Athletic Conference’s South Region.
Hillestad scored the game’s first goal off an assist from Kyla Ganchan Romero in the 16th minute.
Hillestad also scored in the 50th and 61st minutes.
Besides Hillestad, Lane got first-half goals from Crystal Adame, Calysta Susu Mago, Katie Stimpson and Liz Mendez to take a 5-0 lead into halftime.
Valentina Loza also scored for the Titans, Erin Riley added a pair of assists.
Goalkeeper Nora Goodrie made one save to get the shutout, the third straight for Lane and seventh of the season.
Lane women score 11 goals in rout
HILLSBORO — Emily Hillestad and Mago Susu each scored four goals Saturday in Lane’s 11-0 women’s soccer win over Portland. The Titans improved to 7-2-2 and 5-0 in the NWAC South.
Titan Women Come in #6 in NWAC Coaches Poll
Vancouver - The Lane Women's soccer team was voted 6th overall in the second coaches poll of the season, released by the conference on Sept. 29.
The Titans, 2014 and 2015 defending Southern Region Champions, are 6-2-2 overall and 4-0-0 in Southern Region play.
The Titan's only two losses this season were handed to them by the top two teams in the league: Defending NWAC champion, Spokane (1st in the poll), and Peninsula (2nd in the poll). The Titan's drew with #7 Walla Walla on the road earlier this season.
Lane continues Southern Region play with a match up at Portland CC on Saturday, Oct. 1. After a 7-game road stretch, the team returns to Eugene on Saturday, Oct. 15 when they host Clackamas for a Southern Region match up.
See full poll here: http://www.nwacsports.org/soccer/index.php?id=12940&cat=0
First-half goal stands up for Titan women
COOS BAY — Emily Hillestad scored midway through the first half and goalkeeper Nora Goodrie recorded four saves on her way to the shutout in Lane’s 1-0 women’s soccer victory over Southwestern Oregon on Wednesday.
Maile Sur assisted on Hillestad’s goal as the Titans remained unbeaten (4-0) in NWAC South Division play. Lane, which is 6-2-2 overall, has 12 points in league play and is in second place behind Clark (15 points).
The Lakers (4-0-6, 3-3-0) slipped into a tie for third place with Rogue with nine points.
Riley lights fuse on Lane rout
MEDFORD — Erin Riley scored two goals in the first 14 minutes, and Lane went on to a 7-0 victory over Rogue in an NWAC women’s soccer game on Wednesday.
Ava Mickola, Emily Hillestad, Valentina Loza, Katie Simpson and Ally King also scored for Lane. Jordyn Dion had three assists.
Lane women net 2-0 win over Clackamas
Ava Mickola scored the in the first half Friday and Emily Hillestad added a goal in the second half to give the Lane women’s soccer team a 2-0 home victory over Clackamas.
Pikake Hix assisted on Mickola’s goal in the 38th minute. Hillestad scored unassisted in the 86th minute.
Nora Goodrie and Abigail Diller combined on the shutout for the Titans (4-2-1, 2-0 NWAC).
Titan Women Come in #4 in First NWAC Coaches Poll
Vancouver - The Lane Women's soccer team was voted 4th overall in the first Coaches poll of the season, released by the conference on Sept. 15.
The Titans, 2014 and 2015 defending Southern Region Champions, are 3-2-1 overall and 1-0-0 in the Southern Region.
The Titan's only two losses this season were handed to them by the top two teams in the league: Defending NWAC champion, Spokane (1st in the poll), and Peninsula (3rd in the poll). The Titan's drew with #5 Walla Walla on the road this season and have a 3-0 win over #7 Everett.
Lane kicked off Southern Region play with a 8-0 win over SW Oregon. Up next for the Titans is a seven game road-stretch. The team returns to Eugene on Saturday, Oct. 15 when they host Clackamas for a Southern Region match up.
Hix’s hat trick fuels Titans’ rout over Lakers
Pikake Hix had three goals and two assists to lead Lane to an 8-0 victory over Southwestern Oregon in an NWAC women’s soccer game on Saturday at Lane.
Hix scored goals in the 13th, 45th and 51st minutes to earn the hat trick. Emily Hillestad scored two goals for the Titans, who led 5-0 at halftime, and Jordyn Dion, Liz Mendez and Maile Sur also scored. Nora Goodrie had one save and earned the shutout in goal.
Lane Women Drop Two at Fall Festival
By Jarrid Denney | For The Register-Guard
The Lane women, a final four team last season, lost to a tough opponent for the second straight day on Sunday. The Titans fell 2-1 to defending NWAC champion Spokane. They lost to 2014 champion Peninsula on Saturday.
Katie Stitson scored in the 15th minute for the Titans off an assist from Mago Susu to give Lane an early lead, but Spokane answered with a goal in the 17th and another just before the half to take advantage.
“We were all about the competition and experience this weekend,” Lane coach Erica Jensen said. “We’re returning a lot of players, so we’ve set our expectations really high.
“I would much rather come and take these two quality losses than come out and beat people easily and not be challenged.”
Kylee O'Connor Named to 2015 Junior College Women’s Scholar All-America Team
Kansas City, MO - Sophomore Titan Kylee O'Connor was named to the 2015 NSCAA Junior College Women's Scholar All-America team, announced by the NSCAA in December.
O'Connor, a Eugene-native, has maintained a 3.9 grade point average while being dual-enrolled at Lane CC and the University of Oregon. To be nominated, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) throughout his or her career; start more than 50 percent of all games and be a significant contributor to the team.
In addition to her succes in the classroom, O'Connor was named a NWAC All-Star for her contributions on the field this Fall. She led the Titans to their second-consecutive Southern Region Championship and a spot in the NWAC playoffs.
O'Connor is also a standout on the Lane Track and Field team.