LBCC women are No. 1 again

first_img LBCC opened the season ranked third behind Richland and Cypress but moved up with quality wins over San Diego Mesa and West Valley and a 0-0 tie with Dixie State College of Utah. LBCC, which won consecutive NSCAA/adidas national titles in 2002 and 2003, finished fifth in last year’s final poll. Cypress, ranked third currently behind LBCC and Mohawk Valley (N.Y.), finished second in last year’s final poll after claiming its third state title. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 The news was also good for the Vikings men’s program, which cracked the NSCAA/adidas Top 20 for the first time in school history. LBCC is ranked 18th after opening the season with a 4-1-1 record. Teams ahead of the Vikings include South Coast Conference foes L.A. Harbor (8th, 5-0-0) and Mt. SAC (10th, 5-1-0). The Vikings’ only loss of the season came to Mt. SAC, 1-0, in the final of the Allan Hancock Tournament. center_img The Long Beach City College women’s soccer team, riding a national-record 84-game unbeaten streak that stretches over four seasons, has moved back atop the national JC rankings. The Vikings (8-0-1) leapfrogged Richland, Texas, and defending state champion Cypress to claim the No. 1 spot in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/adidas Junior College Division III national poll. Division III is for non-scholarship schools. “It feels good to be back on top,” LBCC co-coach Alex Camargo said. “Hopefully this will inspire our team to play at an even higher level.” last_img read more