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De Anza men’s soccer wins championships

Saman Mashayekhi, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

The De Anza College men’s soccer team won the coastal conference championship and several players received accolades of first and second team all conference. De Anza will host the state championship for Northern California between Foothill College and Fresno City College. Foothill also won the coa...

De Anza men’s soccer scores in the final moments of game

Luca Bravo, 19,
business major dribbling down the field.

Jenny Choi, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2019

The De Anza College men’s soccer team scored a final goal to defeat Cañada College on Nov. 15, winning the coastal conference championship with a score of 1-0. De Anza started their last game of this season in a nervous atmosphere. “I basically explained to them you need to come down, and...

De Anza College men’s soccer team crushes Evergreen Valley College, winning 4-2

Andres Garcia, 20, criminal justice major, celebrates after a go-ahead goal against Evergreen at De Anza College on Nov. 5.

Gabriel Barrenechea, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

The De Anza College men’s soccer team scored four goals to overcome the Evergreen Eagles in the Nov. 5 game, bringing the final score of 4-2. De Anza had a rough start in the beginning of the first half. Evergreen was locking them down on defense and even got a goal to take the lead. Things started...

Folsom Lake College men’s soccer tie De Anza in final moments of game

Victor Reyes, 19, business major, surveying his options for the throw-in at the Sept. 14 game against Folsom Lake College.

Francisco Medina, Photo Editor

September 26, 2019

The De Anza College men’s soccer team drew 2-2 as undefeated opponents Folsom Lake     College scored in the final play of the game on Sept. 14. The Dons started the game off slow on defense, which led to Folsom Lake hitting the post three times and eventually putting one into the back of the...

Men’s soccer team third in ‘18 conference, prepares for new goal keepers next season

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

The De Anza College men’s soccer team approaches their season after ranking 10-5-6 and placing third in the Coast South Conference. De Anza started the spring season slowly, losing their first two scrimmages. Head coach Rusty Johnson said one of the most important things the team can work on is ...

Mens soccer ends successful season despite loss to Fresno

Captain Brian Alvarez, fights for the head during the game on Nov. 10.

Christian Trujano, Tyson Tsoi, and Audrey Marques

December 12, 2018

The De Anza College men’s soccer team held their heads up high after falling short against Fresno City College on Nov. 10, despite their successful run making it into playoffs. The soccer team faced a lot of issues during games leading up to the end of the season according to captain, Fernando Biorato, 1...

Men’s soccer game cancelled due to poor air quality

Fernando Biorato, defender, passing time after finding out they won't play the Nov. 9 game against Monterey Peninsula.

Ruben Campos, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018

  The men's soccer game against Monterey Peninsula on Nov. 9 was cancelled due to poor air quality from the Camp Fire in Butte county. A make up game is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 12.

New face of men’s soccer

Alex Balleza, 21, kinesiology major, shooting to the goal during practice on Oct. 31 at De Anza College.

My Do, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2018

Half way through his first official season on the De Anza College men’s soccer team, center midfield Alex Balleza, 21, kinesiology major, scored nine out of the team’s 37 goals. “I think the coaches might have seen some potential in me that I didn’t see in myself," Belleza said. "They gave...

De Anza men’s soccer win 6-1 against Gavilan college

Damon Ong, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018

De Anza's men's soccer team destroy Gavilan College 6-1 at the Oct. 19 game. The Dons continued their winning momentum strolling through their win over Gavilan College. Gavilan came into the match with a huge disadvantage before any ball was kicked, as their team only comprised of 9 starting players. However,...

De Anza men’s soccer battles in scoreless game against Foothill

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2017

Struggling to push through solid defense, De Anza’s men’s soccer team tied Foothill’s Owls in a scoreless home game on Oct. 3, the Don’s third draw this season. When asked if there were and noteworthy moments from the game, Sarh Mattia, a liberal arts major, science major, and team captain,...