The Colorado Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference women's soccer teams had a flawless Friday as
six teams took the pitch for nonconference matches and all six notched wins.
The day included overwhelming triumphs from Colorado School of Mines and Adams State College,
and nailbiters for Metropolitan State College of Denver and Colorado Christian.
It was a busy Sunday. In fact, it was a too busy Sunday of action in the RMAC women's soccer, as
Fort Lewis and Metro State tied, Colorado Mines tumbled and Regis rolled.
Fort Lewis 1, Metro State 1: In the second showdown in a week, the current
league leaders and the holders of the conference title in the previous eight seasons settled for a
The Skyhawks continued their winning ways in women's soccer, while rivals Regis, Mines and Metro
State each picked up victories on Friday.
Fort Lewis 3, Colorado Christian 1: The Skyhawks eased past the Cougars on the
strength of a Sara Egbom brace in Lakewood, Colorado.
Egbom's goals in the 30th and 49th minutes put the conference leaders ahead on Friday afternoon,
before Kaylan Bearden halved the lead in the 54th minute.
The Fort Lewis Skyhawks extended their hold on the RMAC's top spot with a home win on Sunday,
while Regis romped.
Fort Lewis 1, Metro State 0: In a showdown of current leaders against
eight-time conference champions,Â the Skyhawks shutout the Roadrunners on Sunday in Durango.
The No. 13 Metropolitan State College women's soccer team, led by Becca Mays' three goals,
cruised to a 5-1 victory over Colorado-Colorado Springs on Friday evening in Colorado Springs. The
Roadrunners improved to 8-1-0 overall and 5-0-0 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, while
UCCSÂ dropped to 2-4-0, 1-4-0 in conference.
The Rangers women's soccer went 2-for-2 on matches during the long holiday weekend.
The women socked the Concordia University at St. Paul, Minn., Golden Bears 5-0 on Labor Day.
Forward Jordan Miller scored two goals for the Rangers, midfielders Marissa Davis, Erin Kettmann
and Kikki Arnold each had one goal.
For 106 minutes, the Regis Rangers and Metro State Roadrunners played evenly on Wednesday
In the 107th, freshman Rachel McMahon separated the two sides.
Her golden goal with 3:59 remaining in the second overtime period gave Regis a 3-2 win andÂ
signalled that the Roadrunners no longer occupy the roost in the Rocky Mountain Athletic
Metro State midfielder Steve Emory and Regis University midfielder Marissa Davis were named the
preseason players of the year in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.
Also, Fort Lewis defender Jamie Cunningham was named the preseason defensive player of the year
for the men. Colorado School of Mines goalkeeper Briana Schulze picked up the defensive honor among
the women in awards released Thursday.
Regis defender Heidi Boersma fights Metro State's Becca Mays for control of the
ball. (photo by Tom Auclair/ColoradoSoccerNow.com)
DENVER â€” When the women's soccer teams from Metropolitan State College and Regis University
met in mid-October at Auraria Field in downtown Denver, the Roadrunners went on a three-goal tear
in the second half.
Chelsea Reichard, Jordan Miller and Heather Thomas scored as the Regis University women's soccer
team defeated Colorado Christian 3-1 on Saturday in Denver.
Five minutes, 18 seconds into the second half, Reichard scored to put Regis up by one. Katie
Horn assisted her on the play. 19 seconds later, Colorado Christian's Mallorie Kenczewicz tied the
game on an assist from Jessica Smith.
Freshman Taylor White scored her first collegiate goal to help lead the Regis Universtiy women's
soccer team to a 2-2 tie with No. 13 Fort Lewis College on Sunday in Denver. Sophomore Kari Taylor
also scored for the Rangers.
Fort Lewis' Erika Shisler scored in the seventh minute after receiving the ball near the goal
and kicking it into the lower left corner.
Euan Purcell's treble and Byron Cephers' brace led the Fort Lewis College men's soccer team as
it recorded an 11-0 victory against Colorado Christian University on Sunday in Lakewood.
Fort Lewis, ranked No. 6 in the nation, recorded 49 shots in the victory to improve to 13-1
overall, 10-0 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.
DENVER â€“ Becca Mays is the type of player who makes her teammates better, and she showed it on
Friday against Regis University. Mays didn't score any of her team's goals, but had a hand in all
of them as the Metropolitan State College women's soccer team scored three quick goals in the
second half for a 3-0 victory at Auraria Field in downtown Denver.
CSU-Pueblo's Melissa Christensen, left, and Regis left back Kalley Mahaffey close in on
a bouncing ball Friday at the Regis Match Pitch. (photo by George
DENVER â€” Against the wind. Regis was winning against the wind. After chasing passes and
frequently losing them with the wind at its back in the first half, the Regis University women's
soccer team got second-half goals from Chelsea Reichard, Heather Thomas and Ryndi Zastrow to defeat
Colorado State University-Pueblo 3-0 on Friday afternoon.
James Copeland scored as the Regis University men's soccer team tied the 15th-ranked Colorado
School of Mines on Friday in Denver.
Regis remained unbeaten in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play. The Rangers' record is 4-2-3
overall, 2-0-3 in conference.
"Whenever you play Mines, it is going to be a tough match, especially when they are ranked in
the Top 15," Regis coach Tony McCall said.
A roundup of Sunday's college soccer action involving teams from Colorado:
Santa Clara 1, Colorado 0 OT: At Palo Alto, Calif., the Buffaloes dropped their
second contest in the Stanford?Nike Invitational. Linder would be tested two more times in a
one-minute span, coming up with the saves on both attempts, however with less than two minutes to
play in the first overtime period, Santa Clara would seal the deal and finally sneak past Linder
for the win.
Colorado School of Mines striker Kayla Mitchell was named the RMAC offensive player of the week
for games played during the week of Oct. 2. It marks the fifth time in Mitchell's career and second
time this season that she has received this honor.
Mitchell, a senior forward from Ontario, Ore.