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SCC Men's And Women's Soccer Open Season On Tuesday

SCC Men’s Soccer Hopes To Rebound In 2013, SCC Women’s Soccer Tries To Find “Final Four”

The Shoreline Community College Men’s Soccer Team hopes to rebound in 2013 from a 0-15-1 season in 2012. The Dolphins were NWAACC Northern Region Champions in 2010 with a 8-8-2 record under long time coach George Dremousis, and finished 3rd in the NWAACC Championship that season, after defeating Bellevue College in the quarter-finals, 1-0. But SCC dropped to 2-16-1 in 2011 and Coach Dremousis moved to Trinity Lutheran College to start the men’s soccer program there and former SCC player and assistant coach Steve Neff took over the team in 2012, but the Dolphins were overwhelmed in a bad season, going 0-15-1 and allowing almost 5 goals per game while averaging only one goal a game on offense.

2013 SCC Men's Soccer Team

2013 SCC Men’s Soccer Team

New Coach Aaron Howe, has brought in 30 new team members to change the outlook at SCC Men’s Soccer after coaching the SCC Women’s Team for two seasons and taking the Lady Dolphins to the final 8 in 2012. Howe continues to be the SCC women’s coach as well.

Shoreline will face Bellevue College on Tuesday morning at 8:30 am at the Starfire Complex in Tukwila, WA in the opening day of the NWAACC Friendlies Tournament, where over 40 soccer teams will play for two days to open the 2013 season. SCC will face Olympic College on Wednesday in another 8:30 am match at Starfire, the home of the NWAACC Soccer Championship in November.

2013 SCC Women's Soccer Team

   2013 SCC Women’s Soccer Team

Coach Howe hopes to the take the Lady Dolphin Soccer Team one more step in 2013, as the SCC squad finished third in the NWAACC Northern Region in 2012 with a 10-6-4 record, good enough to make the playoffs, where SCC defeated Highline CC 1-0 in the opening round, before falling to Clackamas CC 1-0 in overtime at CCC, a defeat that kept SCC from reaching the NWAACC Final Four. Shoreline has high hopes for the 2013 version of the team to bring home a Northern Region Championship and make a long run in the NWAACC playoffs. But the Lady Dolphins roster is already down to 13 players, after expecting 20 players prior to pre-season practice starting, but academics and players dropping off the squad have now left SCC with a thin bench and depth.

The Lady Dolphins will also face Bellevue College on Tuesday at the Starfire Complex too, in a 2:30 pm opening match. SCC plays Highline CC on Wednesday at Starfire as well, in another 2:30 pm match-up.

Both SCC soccer teams will play their home games at Twin Ponds Park in 2013, leaving their campus grass field to play on turf. The Dolphins will open at home on September 11 at 1:00 pm and 3:15 pm at Twin Ponds against Columbia Basin College. SCC will open Northern Region play on October 2 when it hosts Edmonds Community College. Per NWAACC scheduling, the Dolphins are mandated to play the NWAACC Eastern Region teams in 2013 and those matches count in the Northern Region standing, SCC opens region counting games in their home opener against CBC.

SCC home games will be broadcast live “Online” by FX-Video in 2013 and many games will be featured and available for viewing on the SCC Athletic  YouTube site. Team rosters and full schedules can be found on the SCC Athletic Website at www.shoreline.edu/athletics

SCC Summer Camps Begin June 24 - 2 Soccer Camps Scheduled
The Shoreline Community College Athletic Department will sponsor 8 weeks of summer camps this summer, starting June 24 with Boys and Girls Basketball Camps. There will be volleyball and soccer camps as well during the summer.

SCC Summer Athletic Camps are designed for campers starting the 4th grade in 2013-14 up to high school seniors for next year. All camps are for boys and girls unless noted otherwise.

SCC head coaches, assistant coaches and student-athletes will lead the camps.

Go to the SCC Athletic Camp and Clinic Website for more information.

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SCC Names Aaron Howe As Men's Soccer Coach
Shoreline Community College announced today that Aaron Howe will be the next SCC Men's Soccer Coach. Howe replaces Steven Neff who coached the team for one season.

D30_0528x.jpgHowe will remain the SCC Women's Soccer Coach as well. Coach Howe has led the Lady Dolphins to a 18-13-9 record over the past two seasons, finishing 8-7-5 in 2011, tied for 3rd place in the NWAACC Northern Region and 10-6-4 in 2012, tying for second in the region and defeating Highline CC 1-0 in the first round of the NWAACC Playoffs before losing to Clackamas CC in overtime 1-0 in the NWAACC Quarterfinals.

Howe coached the Pierce College men's soccer team to the NWAACC playoffs in the past as part of his soccer resume.

SCC Men's Soccer made the NWAACC Final Four in 2010, before falling to 2-16-1 in 2011 under long time coach, George Dremousis. Dremousis left SCC to take the job at Trinity Lutheran College in Everett, WA after the 2011 season. In 2012, the Dolphins were 0-15-1 under Coach Neff.

Coach Howe will begin his duties immediately, as the NWAACC signing period for new recruits for both men's and women's soccer begins on January 15. 
Tsubasa Takahashi Named Final Men's Soccer Player of the Week
Tsubasa Takahashi Named Final Men's Soccer Player of the Week:

SCC Named Tsubasa Takahashi as the Player of the Week for "Week 10" of the Men's Soccer Soccer Season. Tasubasa scored the lone goal against Skagit Valley College on a penalty kick to tie the game in the first half of the match. 

SCC lost that match 8-1 and ended a tough season at 0-15-1.

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Shoreline Community College Men's Soccer Ends Season on Loss to Skagit Valley College
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Shoreline Community College Men's Soccer had a tough end to their season against Skagit Valley College at Dolphin Field today. The Dolphins suffered a 8-1 loss. Through watching the game you would have never known there was such a large differential in the score as both teams continued to push hard.

Playing on a muddy field proved to be difficult and it took both teams sown time to get used to the difference in how the ball traveled. In the 28th minute Skagit Valley College  found their spot and Bradley Diaz scored the first goal of the game on Dolphin goalie Marco Martinez. Shoreline's Tsupasa Takahashi converted on a penalty kick shot in th 42nd minute to tie the game up 1-1.

Skagit Valley  score six of their eight goals in the in second half of the game. Without much pressure from the Dolphin forwards in the second half Skagit Valley players pushed up significantly. This gave opportunity for defenders like Sten Mejlander to score. SVC was playing well as a team and had eight different players scoring goals.

This will end the season for both Shoreline and Skagit Valley. Neither of these teams will be moving on to playoffs. The teams have a season to be proud of. They both ended today on a high note in leaving everything on the field during this very high energy and passionate game.