Madison College’s abbreviated soccer seasons are about to come to a close. Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams have played five games this season. The men’s team has three games left, while the women’s team has just one game remaining.
The WolfPack men’s soccer team now has a 2-2-1 record. In its most recent matches, the team lost to Harper College, 2-1, on April 21 and beat Joliet Junior College, 4-2, on April 23.
In the loss, Haper College scored twice in the first period against visiting Madison College. Samuka Toure scored the WolfPack’s only goal nearly 62 minutes into the match off an assist by Edwardo Serrano Colo.
Madison College outshot Harper, 18-13, although both teams had only six shots on goal.
Against Joliet on April 23, Madison College scored a pair of goals in each period, and had its highest scoring effort of the season.
Dhananjai Subba and Jonas Luskey Sanders both scored unassisted goals in the first half. Samuka Toure added the next goal in the second half off a Sanders assist, while Tugbe Sulureh later scored an unassisted goal.
Madison College will now play three games in less than a week before heading to the NJCAA Region 4 Tournament on May 15.
The Madison College women’s soccer team has won its last two matches, beating Rock Valley College, 5-1, on April 16 and Illinois Valley Community College, 1-0, on May 2.
The only goal in the win over Illinois Valley came just over two minutes into the game, when Angelina Perez scored off an assist by Monica Tapia-Gutierrez.
After that, the two teams played almost 88 minutes of scoreless soccer. Madison College took 23 shots, 14 on goal, while Illinois Valley was held to just 10 shots.
A rematch with Rock Valley awaits before the WolfPack women will play in the NJCAA Region 4 tournament semifinals on May 15.