Powerful performances by WolfPack Athletes

Angelina Perez scores five goals in one match to lead women’s soccer


WolfPack women’s soccer player Elizabeth Foye fights to get past defenders during a recent match.

Clarion Staff Report

Angelina Perez and her teammates on the Madison College women’s soccer team had the kind of match against Illinois Valley Community College that others only dream of having. 

Perez scored three goals in the first 10 minutes of the game and added two more later as her team cruised to a 12-0 victory at home on Sept. 9. 

It was the third most goals the team has scored in history and the most since a 13-0 win on Oct. 6, 2017. 

The other goals in the match were scored by Monica Tapia-Gutierrez, Karmen Smyth, Elizabeth Foye, Karmen Smyth, Alyssa King, Taylor Peterson and Alexis Kulow. 

The WolfPack now stand at 2-1-1 after playing to a 2-2 tie against Elgin Community College on Sept 11.  Perez and Smyth both scored in the first half against Elgin, but the host team rallied back with two second half goals. 

Madison College’s next home game is Sept. 15 against Rock Valley College. 

Gray leads the golf team 

Austin Gray finished second individually to lead the Madison College golf team to a third-place finish in the Texas Roadhouse Madison College Invitational on Sept. 10-11 at Cherokee Country Club in Madison. 

Gray shot a 73 both days of the 36 hole invitational to post an overall score of 146, two strokes behind the individual medalist. Madison College finished with a total score of 630, 12 strokes behind invite champion Black Hawk College. 

Earlier in the week, Madison College finished sixth of 12 teams in the Clarke University Fall Invitational on Sept. 7. 

Next up for the WolfPack golfers is the Blugold Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Sept. 19-20. 

Men’s soccer streak at 3 

The WolfPack men’s soccer team edged host Elgin Community College, 2-1, on Sept. 11 to post its third-straight win. First-half goals by Isaak Cordova and Erick Antimo led the team to victory. 

Antimo had a big match earlier in the week, scoring his team’s first three goals in a 7-2 win over Illinois Valley Community College. Jonas Luskey Sanders added two goals. 

Madison College now stands at 3-1 overall and will host conference opponent Rock Valley College on Sept. 15. 

Volleyball sweeps Lakeland 

After a 1-5 start to the season, the Madison College volleyball team picked up its second win with a sweep of Lakeland University JV, posting a 26-24, 25-19, 25-21 victory. Outside hitter Jayden Holman had 10 kills, reaching double-digits for the third time in four matches. 

Madison College earned another win in the opening round of the Joliet Junior College Mizuno Invitational, outlasting Lake Michigan College in five sets. 

The WolfPack won that match 25-22, 23-25, 25-16, 23-25, 15-12. Holman had 19 kids in the match, while teammate Calla Borchert had five blocks. Defensive specialist Abby Steinhauer had 41 digs. 

Madison College’s next home match will be against Milwaukee Area Technical College on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m.