COSTA MESA, Calif. – The NAIA National Office released the 2015 All-American list for both men's and women's soccer earlier today. Vanguard placed four total members on the list including Juan Arellano (JR/Hawthorne, CA), Jesus Fregoso (SR/La Puente, CA), and Brandon Gomez (SO/Los Angeles, CA) on the men's side as well as Danyelle Allen (JR/Mountain View, CA) in her first season with the women.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. - As the second to last team tobe selected into the National Tournament, Vanguard (15-5-2) put on quite a performance. Reaching the final site, the 14th seeded Lions drew 3rd seeded William Carey in the opening match at the final site. The fans of the Blue and Gold who made the trip definitely got their monies worth as they left every last ounce of effort on the dew laden pitch of the Orange Beach Sports Complex in a 3-1 loss during penalty kicks.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – The ghosts of last season's NAIA Opening Round match loss in penalty kicks were vanquished as Vanguard (15-5-1) blasted Columbia (18-4) to the tune of a 4-1 victory. Dominated all statistical categories, Madison Cody Farrel and Nicole Dunn (SO/Lake Forest, CA) each scored a goal and an assist in the win.
COSTA MESA, Calif. - Vanguard University has made it back into the NAIA National Tournament field as the seventh at large berth. The 31 team field featured 22 conference champions, the host site school, and eight at large teams.
LA MIRADA, Calif. - Vanguard (14-5-1) struck first but could not hold the lead as the match went into overtime. Westmont (13-3-2) prevailed 2-1 in OT off a deflected shot. Madison Cody Farell (SR/Irvine, CA) netted the goal for the pride.
COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Golden State Athletic Conference announced the winners for Players of the Week and Haley Bruce (FR/San Diego, CA) was recognized for her offensive performance from November 2nd-7th. She scored the first two goals of the game against San Diego Christian.