Pratt Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams hosted a free clinic for pre-K kids through sixth grade on March 26th and Tuesday 27th from 4 p.m. -6 p.m.. The soccer clinic was for Pratt Recreation Department, as prelude to the spring soccer season beginning. Despite cold and windy conditions, 36 kids came out each day and took part in the clinic.
Three players for the Pratt Community College men’s soccer team are moving on from their playing days at Pratt. Defensemen Aaron Grant and goalkeepers Louis Sharp and Marc Colman have signed to continue their athletic and academic careers once there time at Pratt comes to an end.
Several players on the Pratt Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams were recognized for their play during the 2017 season. Francesco D’Aurelio and Aaron Grant were selected to the first team KJCCC men’s west all-conference while Avery Villines was selected as second team KJCCC women’s west all-conference.
Pratt Community College men’s soccer traveled to Barton Community College to end the 2017 season. Barton scored an early second half goal which gave them the edge in the match. Pratt attacked trying to find the equalizer, but the defense of Barton held. PCC drops a close one to Barton CC 1-2.
Pratt Community College men’s soccer hosted Garden City Community College for the Sophomore Day match. After a defensive first half which saw both teams scoreless, the second half was opened up with an early goal by Garden City. PCC falls to Garden City 0-3.
Pratt Community College men’s soccer returned home for a match against Dodge City Community College. The blustery game turned into a defensive stand still for much of the match. A late goal by Dodge City gave them the edge they needed. PCC drops the match to Dodge City 0-1.
Pratt Community College men’s soccer hit the road to face Cloud County Community College. After falling behind in the first half, the Beavers tried to rally in the second half. The rally fell short as PCC loses 1-4.
Pratt Community College men’s soccer finished their home stand with a match against Hesston College. Franchesco D’Aurelio opened up the scoring for the Beavers in the first half. The Blue and White never looked back after taking the lead. After adding two more goals to the lead in the second half, PCC takes a 3-0 win over Hesston.
Pratt Community College men’s soccer continued their five game home stretch with a match against Cloud County Community College in a makeup game from a week ago. The windy match showed the grit of the Beaver’s corner kick offense. However, two defensive miscues by the Blue and White led to Cloud goals. PCC loses to Cloud 2-4.
Pratt Community College men’s soccer returned home for their longest home stretch of the season. First up was a match against Northwest Kansas Tech. Both teams displayed strong defense in the match with each team limited in shots on goal. Northwest Tech broke through scoring two goals and holding on to secure the win. PCC falls to Northwest Tech 1-2.
The Pratt Community College men’s soccer team returned home for a non-conference game against Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa. The Beavers met a stifling defense from NOC-Tonkawa. The Blue and White falls to NOC-Tonkawa 0-3.
Pratt Community College men’s soccer had a match of two halves against Hesston College on Sept. 9. The Beavers had a three goal lead, but a late injury to defensemen Aaron Grant created the gap in defensive play Hesston needed to take advantage. PCC falls on late Hesston rally 3-4.
The Pratt Community College men’s soccer team held their home opener against Coffeyville Community College. In a chippy game, Coffeyville was awarded a penalty kick in the middle of the first half. The kick was good to put Coffeyville on the score board. That would be the deciding goal as PCC falls at home to Coffeyville, 0-1.
The Pratt Community College men’s soccer team looks to rally from a disappointing 2016 campaign. Coach Kevin Kewley has reloaded the team providing the Beavers with competition among the players for starting positions and playing time. Kewley has plenty of options to shape the 2017 squad into a contender.
Weather ended the 2017 season opener early for the PCC men’s soccer team’s match at Rose State. The 70 minute shortened match ended in a draw for both teams with neither team scoring a goal. Final score for the match was 0-0.