The Shoreline Community College Men’s Soccer Team hopes to rebound in 2013 from a 0-15-1 season in 2012. The Dolphins were NWAACC Northern Region Champions in 2010 with a 8-8-2 record under long time coach George Dremousis, and finished 3rd in the NWAACC Championship that season, after defeating Bellevue College in the quarter-finals, 1-0. But SCC dropped to 2-16-1 in 2011 and Coach Dremousis moved to Trinity Lutheran College to start the men’s soccer program there and former SCC player and assistant coach Steve Neff took over the team in 2012, but the Dolphins were overwhelmed in a bad season, going 0-15-1 and allowing almost 5 goals per game while averaging only one goal a game on offense.
New Coach Aaron Howe, has brought in 30 new team members to change the outlook at SCC Men’s Soccer after coaching the SCC Women’s Team for two seasons and taking the Lady Dolphins to the final 8 in 2012. Howe continues to be the SCC women’s coach as well.
Shoreline will face Bellevue College on Tuesday morning at 8:30 am at the Starfire Complex in Tukwila, WA in the opening day of the NWAACC Friendlies Tournament, where over 40 soccer teams will play for two days to open the 2013 season. SCC will face Olympic College on Wednesday in another 8:30 am match at Starfire, the home of the NWAACC Soccer Championship in November.
Both men’s and women’s teams will play their home games at Twin Ponds Park in 2013, leaving their campus grass field to play on turf. The Dolphins will open at home on September 11 at 1:00 pm and 3:15 pm at Twin Ponds against Columbia Basin College. SCC will open Northern Region play on October 2 when it hosts Edmonds Community College. Per NWAACC scheduling, the Dolphins are mandated to play the NWAACC Eastern Region teams in 2013 and those matches count in the Northern Region standing, SCC opens region counting games in their home opener against CBC.
Home games will be broadcast live “Online” by FX-Video in 2013 and many games will be featured and available for viewing on the SCC Athletic YouTube site. Team rosters and full schedules can be found on the SCC Athletic Website at www.shoreline.edu/athletics