Women’s Soccer

November 10th, 2015
After winning the Region 19 final, the lady Skylanders of Sussex County Community College moved on to the District tournament at Westchester Community College. Sussex played the County College of Rhode Island in the first round in which, unfortunately, they did not come out victorious. Rhode Island's Catherine Lopes put away both of the team's two goals in the second half, ending the game with a final score of 2-0. Although Sussex's season came to an end this weekend, this group of young women were able to make it to heights that no other women's team in Sussex County Community College history ...[Read More]
November 2nd, 2015
On a beautiful fall day at Mercer County Community College, the SCCC Women's Soccer team advanced to the Region XIX Championship game. The women fought through a 1-1 tie in regulation play and two overtime periods, sending the game into the penalty kick phase. In this phase, each team selects five players to kick from the penalty marker (10 yards from the goal, one on one vs the goalie). The players from each team alternate turns. Kirsten Maurizi shot for SCCC and scored the first penalty goal.  Mercer kicked next but the goal was saved by SCCC goalie, Olivia Bunge, giving ...[Read More]
October 22nd, 2015
Coming off a 4 game win streak, Sussex County Community College women's soccer team suffered a heartbreaking loss in their game against rivals County College of Morris. This was Sussex's second game against CCM this season. The Skylanders came out strong, keeping the play almost entirely on CCM's defensive half for the first 15 minutes. Despite 16 shots on goal throughout the match, Sussex could not find the back of the net in the first half. Skylander's Anna Powell however was able to put one away in the 88th minute off a deflection from a penalty kick. Although SCCC's defense was able to ...[Read More]
October 15th, 2015
With a 3-2 win over Middlesex County College, the women's soccer team of Sussex County Community College won a spot in the regional playoffs. Down 2-1 in the first half (Middlesex goals from Nicole Luna and Kaitlyn Johnsen and Sussex goal from Jill Pullis off a free kick), SCCC went into the second with something to prove. Pullis was able to put another one away to tie the game in the 77th minute. Hailey Sabyan hit the game winning goal in the 82nd minute for Sussex. Both assists came courtesy of Merrinda Hill. Skylander's keeper Olivia Bunge made 14 saves ...[Read More]