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Golden Eagles gather All-Region awards

Eighteen Golden Eagles from Laramie County Community College grabbed spots on 2015 All-Region IX teams, along with other NJCAA Region IX awards. Women’s Soccer produced seven on the All-Region IX team. They finished second during the regular season but won the Region IX Tournament and represented Region IX at the National Tournament. Volleyball finished fourth during the regular season at had a great run during the tournament. They finished third in the Region IX North. Men’s soccer finished first in Region IX North during the regular season played in the Region IX tournament.

Women’s Soccer

NJCAA All-Region IX Team

FIRST TEAM

Midfielder                            Sophomore         Eden Stoddard (New South Wales, Australia)

Forward                                 Freshman             Jemma House (Sydney, Australia)

Defender                              Sophomore         Brittney Crank (Idaho Falls, Idaho)

SECOND TEAM

Midfielder                            Sophomore         Gabby Garcia (Aurora, Colorado)

Goalkeeper                         Sophomore         Madison Duffin (Idaho Falls, Idaho)

Defender                              Freshman             Sarah Erickson (Cheyenne, Wyoming)

HONORABLE MENTION

Forward                                 Sophomore         Erin Elder (Tridell, Utah)

PLAYER of YEAR

Midfielder                            Sophomore         Eden Stoddard (New South Wales, Australia)

Volleyball

NJCAA All-Region IX Team

Middle Blocker                 Freshman             Kiley Ridgway (Riverton, Wyoming)

Right Side                             Sophomore         MiKayla Martinez (Erie, Colorado)

WCCAC All-CONFERENCE 2nd Team

Middle Blocker                 Freshman             Kiley Ridgway (Riverton, Wyoming)

Right Side                             Sophomore         MiKayla Martinez (Erie, Colorado)

WCCAC All-CONFERENCE HM TEAM

Outside Hitter                   Freshman             Preston Lienemann (Loveland, Colorado)

ALL REGION IX NORTH TOURNAMENT TEAM

Right Side                             Sophomore         MiKayla Martinez (Erie, Colorado)

Defensive Specialist     Sophomore         Breanne Hankins (Johnstown, Colorado)

Setter                                      Freshman             Suzie Rhodes (Bayfield, Colorado)

Middle Blocker                 Freshman             Kiley Ridgway (Riverton, Wyoming) 

Men’s Soccer

NJCAA Region IX North Team

FIRST TEAM

Midfielder                            Sophomore         Domey Espinoza (Heber City, Utah)

Midfielder                            Freshman             Alex Espinoza (Heber City, Utah

Forward                                 Freshman             Rafael Munoz (Las Vegas, Nevada)

Defender                              Sophomore         Cesar Vargas (Heber City, Utah)

SECOND TEAM

Midfielder                            Sophomore         Mario Garcia (Idaho Falls, Idaho)

Forward                                 Freshman             Tristan White (Riverton, Wyoming)

Goalkeeper                         Sophomore         Antonio Chairez (Greeley, Colorado)

Defender                              Sophomore         Stephen Tolliver (Denver, Colorado)

Defender                              Sophomore         Jordan Kaubisch (Sturgis, South Dakota)

FRESHMAN of the YEAR

Forward                                 Freshman             Rafael Munoz (Las Vegas, Nevada)

COACH of the YEAR

Vince Gibson