Monthly Archives: September 2010

Four-game win streak snapped for women’s soccer team

The Richland College women’s soccer team had its four-game winning streak snapped after losing 1-0 to Cedar Valley College in Metro Athletic Conference play on Friday, Sept. 24.

Before losing to Cedar Valley College, the T-Ducks blanked Cisco College, 3-0, on Wednesday, Sept. 22. The loss drops Richland, ranked No. 5 in the latest NJCAA Division III poll, to 6-5 on the season.


Men’s soccer team moves up in rankings; defeats Cisco College

After moving up from No. 3 to No. 2 in the latest NJCAA Division III poll, the Richland College’s men’s soccer team also moved its record to 5-2 after defeating Cisco College, 3-0, on Wednesday, Sept. 22.

Goal scorers for Richland were Christian Valadez of Carrolton, Antonio Herrera of Grapevine and Joel King of Palestine.

Juan Hernandez of Dallas, Baribefe Kponi of Houston and Jamie Lovegrove of England each added an assist.

The victory was the T-Ducks’ fourth shutout of the season. Up next for Richland is a home game at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1 against Mountain View College.


Men’s soccer team looks to rebound from loss; women’s team on two-game winning streak

The men’s soccer team had its four-game winning streak snapped on Saturday after the T-Ducks lost 4-2 to NJCAA Division I power Tyler Junior College.

Richland (4-2) is scheduled to host Cisco College at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 22 following the women’s 4 p.m. game against Cisco.

The women’s squad, which has a 4-4 record and was scheduled to play Eastfield College at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 21, entered this week’s play riding a 1-0 overtime victory against North Lake on Friday, Sept. 21.


Men's soccer teams remains No. 3 ranked team while women drop to No. 3

In the latest NJCAA Division III soccer polls released on Wednesday, Sept. 15, the Richland College men’s soccer remained the No. 3 ranked team while the women’s team dropped from No. 2 to No. 3.

After dropping the first game of the season, the men have won four games in a row, including a 3-1 win over Mountain View College in the T-Ducks’ Metro Athletic Conference opener.  

Against Mountain View College, William O’Dwyer of Dallas led the T-Ducks with a goal and an assist. Gaston Martinez of Colleyville and Joel King of Palestine also scored goals while Juan Hernandez of Dallas and Antonio Herrera of Grapevine notched assists.

On the women’s side, the T-Ducks opened conference play with a 3-0 victory over Mountain View College on Tuesday, improving their record to 2-4 on the season. Leading Richland’s scoring attack was Mary Chavarria of Dallas. She scored two goals and had an assist while Eva Griffith of Arlington added a goal and Letty Adame of El Paso and Vanessa Rivas of El Passo had assists.


Women's soccer team losses, 1-0, in tough match against No. 1 ranked NJCAA Division I team

The Richland College women’s soccer team put up a good fight against the No. 1 ranked NJCAA Division I team in the nation before falling 1-0 against Tyler Junior College.

The loss was the second in a row from a highly ranked NJCAA Division I team as the T-Ducks were trying to rebound from a 3-1 defeat from Johnson County Community College, the No. 2 ranked NJCAA Division I team.

Richland’s next three games are on the road. The T-Ducks travel to Navarro College on Saturday, Sept. 11 before beginning conference play at Mountain View College on Tuesday, Sept. 14 and North Lake College on Friday, Sept. 17. The T-Ducks’ next home game is at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 21 against Eastfield College.


Herberth Gomez scores four goals in men's soccer team's 8-0 win over Lon Morris College

Led by Herberth Gomez’s four goals and one assist, the Richland College men’s soccer team improved to 3-1 on the season after the T-Ducks defeated Lon Morris College, 8-0, on Thursday, Sept. 9.

The victory was Richland’s second shutout of the season.

For Gomez, a Garland native, his goals give him six on the season. The freshman also has three assists for a total of 15 points, which ranks No. 7 among NJCAA Division III players.

Joining Gomez in the top 25 in total points is teammate Gaston Martinez. The freshman from Colleyville has scored three goals and has two assists for eight points and a No. 24 ranking.

Richland, which is ranked No. 3 in the nation, looks to improve on its record with two scheduled away games next week. The T-Ducks travel to Mountain View College for a 6 p.m. matchup on Tuesday, Sept. 14 before playing Tyler Junior College on Saturday, Sept. 18. The T-Ducks’ next home game is at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 22 against Cisco College.


Soccer teams host games this week

The Richland College men’s soccer team rebounded from a season opening loss by pounding Ranger College, 6-0, on Wednesday. The T-Ducks, ranked No. 2 among NJCAA Division III teams, were scheduled to play on Sunday against Johnson County Community College.

Up next for Richland are two home games this week. The T-Ducks first host Southwestern Adventist University at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 8 before playing Lon Morris at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9.

On the women’s side, the T-Ducks (2-2), ranked No. 1 in the NJCAA Division III preseason poll, are scheduled to host Tyler Junior College at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9 before traveling to Navarro College at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11. Tyler Junior College is the No. 1 ranked NJCAA Division I team.

Playing a tough schedule early, the women’s squad will try and rebound from a 3-1 loss to Johnson County Community College, the No. 2 ranked NJCAA Division I team, on Sunday.


Soccer teams, volleyball squad open regular season play

Richland College’s men’s and women’s soccer teams, along with the volleyball team began regular season play last week.

The men’s soccer squad, ranked No. 2 in the NJCAA preseason poll, lost 3-1 to San Jacinto College-South. The women, who are the NJCAA Division III defending champions and ranked No. 1 in the preseason poll, split its first two games, defeating Broome Community College, 2-0, before falling to Monroe Community College, 2-1.

Meanwhile, the volleyball team lost its first three matches to Redlands Community College, North Central Texas College and Tyler Junior College.

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