Troubles in Washington

The NDNU women’s soccer team took their 2-0 record up to Washington where they played Seattle Pacific University on Saturday September 13th, followed by Western Washington University on Monday September 15th. The girls battled hard through both games but were unable to come away with a victory in either game.

The first game against SPU had a few costly errors of which eventually jeopardized the game. The Lady Argos ended up losing 5-0.

NDNU looked to bounce back against WWU, of which are rated third in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America NCAA Division II Top 25. The Lady Argos started off strong holding the Vikings scoreless in the first half. But early in the second WWU was able to find the net and then again later in the half. The final score was 2-0.

The Lady Argos are now 2-2 with their next game Friday, September 19th at 3:30 against San Francisco State.

A Lady Argo going in for the header against WWU.

Lady Argos: Unstoppable

The Notre Dame De Namur women’s soccer team’s season is now underway. Currently the Lady Argos are 2-0 with wins coming against Cal State Monterey Bay and Cal State East Bay. The Lady Argos have several new pieces to their team along with some key returners. Seniors Jessica Santos and Rebecca Yim look to lead their team to a lot more victories this year.

In their first game, the Argos played against Cal State Monterey Bay. Within the first half the game was extremely close with only a few shots on goal but no goals scored. The second half was a whole different story; CSUMB got on the board scoring their first goal of the game.

10 minutes later CSUMB scored their second goal. However, the Lady Argos turned around quickly scoring 3 goals to finish the game with a victory. First goal was scored by senior Bianca Lemus followed by Monica Barrios; with the game-winning goal coming from senior Massiel Castellanos.

When asked about the game Santos confidently stated, “ We played really good. I thought we played hard and played as a team and that’s why we were able to come back and get the win.”

NDNU’s second game against CSUEB wasn’t as high scoring as the first. The first half was scoreless until late when Senior Rebecca Yim sunk a free kick from 35 feet out putting the Lady Argos up 1-0 to close the half. The second half was all about freshman goalkeeper Abigail Cebrero making incredible save after save. She finished the game with 10 saves earning her 1st career shutout.

The Lady Argos take their 2-0 records up to Washington this weekend playing Seattle Pacific University on Saturday September 13th and then Western Washington University on Monday September 15th.