SPOKANE — Freshman midfielder Anna Goodrie’s penalty kick in the second half snapped a 1-all tie and lifted Lane Community College to a 2-1 Northwest Athletic Conference victory in women’s soccer on Saturday against Spokane.
The Titans improved to 2-1-2 in league play, and the Sasquatch suffered their first NWAC loss and dropped to 4-1-0.
Sophomore midfielder Taylor Boyer gave Lane a 1-0 lead with a point-blank goal in the 16th minute, and Spokane responded with the tying goal just before halftime.
Goodrie then earned the penalty kick after Boyer was taken down in the 47th minute.
Freshman goalkeeper Erica Cogburn recorded eight saves for the Titans. Goodrie, Boyer and Cogburn all played at Thurston High.
Lane returns home to play Wenatchee Valley on Thursday and Columbia Basin on Friday.
Boyer helps LCC break into win column
YAKIMA — Taylor Boyer’s go-ahead goal in the second half helped Lane Community College earned its first women’s soccer victory of the season with a 3-1 win over Yakima Valley on Friday.
Karlee Wilcox scored on a cross from Jordan Hevern in the 38th minute to give the Titans (1-1-2) the early lead. The Yaks scored the equalizer in the 68th minute on Salome Yates’ goal, but Boyer answered five minutes later with the go-ahead score.
Treasure Valley holds off Titan women
Treasure Valley Community College scored in each half and withstood a late Lane goal for a 2-1 women’s soccer victory on Saturday.
Anna Goodrie scored in the 80th minute on an assist from Mecca Ray Rouse. Erica Cogburn had five saves for the Titans (0-1-2).
Lane next plays at Yakima Valley on Friday.
Lane women draw with Walla Walla
Serena Boehm scored off an assist by Kathryn Hostkoetter in the 77th minute to give Lane a 1-1 women’s soccer draw against Walla Walla Community College on Friday.
Kylie Gorton gave the visiting Warriors a 1-0 lead in the 29th minute. Erica Cogburn finished with three saves in goal for Lane (0-0-2), which hosts Treasure Valley at noon today.
Erica Jensen hired as Lane Community College women’s soccer coach
EUGENE, Ore.— Lane Community College Athletic Director Greg Sheley has announced the hiring of Ercia Jensen as the Lane’s new head Women’s Soccer coach. Jensen takes over for Dave Ellis, who recently resigned to spend more time with his family.
“We are excited to have Erica be a part of Lane Athletics,” said Sheley. “She brings knowledge and experience to our Women’s Soccer program. We are confident Erica will do an outstanding job for us.”
Jensen has previously coached at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Washington University in St. Louis as well as at the Club and Olympic Development Program levels in Nevada.
As a player, Jensen started her career at California State University, Fullerton, then transferred to UNLV for the remainder of her National Collegiate Athletic Association career. At UNLV, Erica was a two-year captain and helped the Rebels to three consecutive Mountain West Conference championships and three NCAA tournament appearances.
Erica currently coaches with the Eugene Timbers at the U-10, U-14, U-15 and U-16 levels and also serves as the director for the “Little Timbers” youth program.
Erica has a master’s degree in sports education leadership.