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ON THE BOARD: First half goals lead to WolfPack's first win of season
MADISON, WISC. - The season's first lead eventually turned into the season's first victory as the Madison College men's soccer team downed Elgin Community College, 2-1, in a Region IV match at Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Pitch-East on Saturday. The WolfPack found the back of the net twice within a 75-second stretch of the first half and held off the Spartans to improve to 1-2-2 on the season. The win also propels the 'Pack to a 3-1 all-time record against Elgin CC.
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Sweep of rival Stormers gives WolfPack back-to-back wins
MILWAUKEE, WISC. - Thursday night's 3-0 win over North Central Community College Conference rival Milwaukee Area Technical College gives the Madison College women's volleyball team consecutive victories for the first time in the 2019 season. The WolfPack defeated the Stormers 25-16, 25-21, and 25-14 for their 23rd straight defeat of their in-state foe, which came in the 120th all-time meeting between the two programs.
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Pack powers past Bobcats in three sets
MADISON, WISC. - In need of a fresh start after an extremely challenging first 16 matches of the 2019 season, the Madison College women's volleyball team began the season's second half with a three-set sweep of in-state foe Bryant & Stratton College on Wednesday at H. Douglas Redsten Gymnasium. A dramatic first set saw the WolfPack hold off the Bobcats in extra points to win 27-25, which propelled the home team to set victories of 25-16 and 25-13 to take the match. Madison College is now 2-0 all-time against Bryant & Stratton College (7-6), having yet to drop a set in back-to-back years.
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WolfPack display consistent golf throughout busy weekend
MADISON & EAU CLAIRE, WISC. - The Madison College golf team completed their busiest weekend of the regular season schedule, hosting the eight-team Texas Roadhouse Madison College Invitational on Saturday and traveling to the 17-team Frank Wrigglesworth Blugold Invitational on Sunday and Monday. The WolfPack earned a fifth-place finish at Hawks Landing Golf Club in Verona, and followed it up with by taking 14th overall after back-to-back rounds at Wild Ridge Golf Course in Eau Claire and Eau Claire Golf & Country Club in Altoona.
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Double-overtime goal hands #8 WolfPack first loss of season
MADISON, WISC. - The first game of the season to go beyond the regulation 90-minute mark turned into the season's first loss for the Madison College women's soccer team, who fell 2-1 in double-overtime Saturday at Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Pitch-East. The WolfPack, who entered the game as the #8-ranked team in the NJCAA Division III Poll, held a narrow 1-0 lead in the second half, only to see it slip away late to set up a long-range free kick that found the net for the golden goal. The first setback of 2019 also snaps a five-game win streak against the Hawks, though the 'Pack still own a 7-4-1 lead in the head-to-head series.
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Late goals snaps scoreless start, not enough in loss to #9 Harper College
PALATINE, ILL. - The Madison College men's soccer team was finally able to snap their scoreless start to the 2019 season, however, Saturday's late goal against Harper College was not enough to overcome a 5-1 loss. The WolfPack trailed by five goals in the North Central Community College Conference match when Pablo Guzman converted a penalty kick in the last four minutes. The Hawks, who entered the game ranked #9 in the NJCAA Division III Poll, have taken four straight games against the 'Pack, and now boast a 16-8-1 advantage in the all-time series.
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International Students' Day at WolfPack Soccer Doubleheader
All Madison College students native to a country other than the United States are invited to attend International Students' Day when the Madison College men's and women's soccer teams host a doubleheader of action at the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Sports Complex.
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WolfPack complete tournament play with four more losses
ROCHESTER, MINN. - The Madison College women's volleyball team knew they would be facing some tough competition during weekend tournaments, which would allow them to test themselves and try to improve against some of the top teams in the country. That portion of the schedule concluded with four matches on Friday and Saturday at the Yellowjacket Invitational, hosted by Rochester Community & Technical College. The WolfPack suffered four losses as they fell 3-0 to Des Moines Area Community College (IA) and 3-1 against Iowa Central Community College on Friday, and then 3-1 opposite Central Lakes College (MN) and by a 3-0 tally against the host Yellowjackets. Madison College went 1-11 in early-season tournaments, with eight of those losses coming against teams ranked in the NJCAA Division II Poll or NJCAA Division III Poll.
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Five-set thriller goes to WolfPack for first N4C win
GLEN ELLYN, ILL. - The season's first five-set match brought plenty of drama for the Madison College women's volleyball team, who outlasted the College of DuPage on Wednesday for their first North Central Community College Conference win of the season. The 3-2 victory featured hotly contested set scores of 21-25, 25-21, 25-21, 21-25, and 20-18. The win snaps a brief three-game skid, while also boosting the Madison College advantage in the all-time series to 29-7.
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Newly ranked #9 WolfPack stay perfect with 5-0 defeat of Triton
RIVER GROVE, ILL. - The Madison College women's soccer team put Triton College on its heels early and kept the pressure on throughout a 5-0 road win in North Central Community College Conference play on Wednesday. After posting two goals within 30 seconds of each other in the game's first 13 minutes, the WolfPack rolled to their third consecutive win to start the season. The victory also extends a head-to-head winning streak against the Trojans to three, with the 'Pack improving to 9-1-2 since the all-time series begin in 2014. One day prior, Madison College was listed at #9 in the NJCAA Division III Poll.