COSTA MESA, Calif. – No. 10 Vanguard was eliminated from the 2014 NAIA Women's Soccer National Championships following a 0-0 (2OT) tie with No. 15 Cal State San Marcos (11-2-5) in the opening round of play. The Cougars advanced to the final site in Orange Beach, Ala. via a shootout.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – No. 10 Vanguard battled for 90 minutes on Friday afternoon, but could not overcome No. 5 Westmont, as it fell 2-1 in the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament Championship. Liliana Ruiz (SR/Madera, CA) scored for the Lions in the contest.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Freshman Nicole Dunn (FR/Lake Forest, CA) got to play the heroine in Vanguard and Biola's (RV) Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament Semifinal match, as her magnificent double-overtime goal extended the saga to write the 10th-ranked Lions into the championship round.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – After an excellent week on the pitch, Vanguard men's soccer swept the Golden State Athletic Conference Player of the Week awards. Junior Jesus Fregoso (JR/La Puente, CA) was named as the GSAC's Offensive POW, while the Lions' freshman goalkeeper, Brandon Gomez (FR/Los Angeles, CA), garnered defensive honors. Additionally, on the women's side, senior Lauren Terry (SR/Corona, CA) notched her fifth 2014 Defensive POW accolade after her squad secured the coveted 2014 GSAC Co-Championship to finish the regular season at 15-2-1 overall.
PHOENIX – Vanguard clinched the 2014 Golden State Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Co-Championship on Saturday, defeating Arizona Christian 9-0 to finish the regular season at 15-2-1 overall. Madison Cody (JR/Irvine, CA) paced the Lions in the win with three goals and an assist.
FULLERTON, Calif. - No. 11 Vanguard women's soccer picked up a big Golden State Athletic Conference win on the road Tuesday, besting Hope International 3-0 to improve to 14-2-1 overall and 7-2 in league play.