2015 EL CAMINO COLLEGE WOMEN'S SOCCER
November 18, 2015
Three Earn All-SCC Accolades
TORRANCE, Calif. – Three women’s soccer players earned All-South Coast Conference accolades, announced Wednesday.
Freshman midfielder Melinda Ramirez (Torrance HS) led the way for the Warriors with top team honors, while freshman goalie Olivia Hover (West HS) earning second team honors. Sophomore defender Ashley Mercado (Animo Charter) was tabbed honorable mention.
November 13, 2015
Women’s Soccer Loses Season Finale, 1-0, to Mt. SAC
TORRANCE, Calif. – Despite a 10-1 first half shot advantage, the El Camino College Warriors (6-11-4, 5-7-2) were unable to deliver the tying goal, falling 1-0 to Mt. San Antonio College (9-10-1, 8-5-1) in the season finale on Friday.
Sophomores Jordan Alvira (North HS), Rylie Cole (North HS), Rocio Najero (Vistamar HS), Ashley Mercado (Animo Charter) and Tonya Gonzalez (Redondo Union HS) played in their final game at ECC.
Gonzalez tallied a game-high five shots, and freshmen Michaela Martin (Redondo Union HS) and Kelsey Orseth (El Segundo HS) were the only Warriors to record two or more shots in the game.
November 6, 2015
Najero’s Second Half Goals Lift Warriors over LA Harbor
TORRANCE, Calif. – Sophomore midfielder Rocio Najero (Vistamar HS) scored a pair of goals, her first of the season, in the second half, lifting the Warriors (6-9-4, 5-5-2) to a 3-1 victory over LA Harbor (5-10-4, 2-8-2) on Friday.
The Warriors got the scoring started early as freshman Kalyn Kaemerie (South HS) took a pass from freshman Miranda Ramirez (Torrance HS) and stuffed the ball into the back of the net to take a 1-0 lead just 6:38 into the game.
After LA Harbor was able to equalize the game in the first half, Najero scored the go-ahead goal off of a corner kick from sophomore Tonya Gonzalez (Redondo Union HS). Just three minutes later freshman forward Kelsey Orseth (El Segundo HS) earned the assist as Najero scored from 20 yards out.
The women’s soccer team will play its final road game of the season at Cerritos College on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 3 p.m.
October 30, 2015
Women’s Soccer Sinks Long Beach, 5-2
TORRANCE, Calif. – Freshman Miranda Ramirez (Torrance HS) tallied a pair of goals to lead the El Camino College women’s soccer team (5-8-4, 4-4-2) to a 5-2 victory over Long Beach City College (7-5-4, 4-3-3) on Friday afternoon.
Ramirez scored her first goal in the 57th minute before scoring unassisted through three defenders for the go-ahead score in the 82nd minute. She also was credited with the assist on the first goal of the game by freshman Sarina Ferlazzo (Redondo Union HS) in the first half.
Long Beach City added a goal for ECC in the 84th minute, scoring on its own goal before freshman Kalyn Kaemerie (South HS) added another insurance goal in the 87th minute to seal the win.
At goalie, freshman Olivia Hover (West HS) tallied five saves.
The women’s soccer team returns to action on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at East LA College at 3 p.m.
October 27, 2015
Women’s Soccer Drops 3-1 Contest at Pasadena City
PASADENA, Calif. – Freshman midfielder Sarina Ferlazzo (Redondo Union HS) scored the Warriors’ (4-8-4, 3-4-2) lone goal as the team dropped a 3-1 contest at Pasadena City (6-8-1, 4-4-1) on Tuesday afternoon.
Ferlazzo scored in the 80th minute on an assist from freshman Miranda Ramirez (Torrance HS) in the 80th minute.
Ramirez lead the team with four shots, all of them on goal, with Ferlazzo and freshman forward Kelsey Orseth (El Segundo HS) tying for second on the team with three shots, respectively. As a team, the Warriors took 19 shots and 11 corner kicks to Pasadena’s 10 and one respectively.
The loss drops ECC into sixth place as it faces third place Long Beach City on Friday, Oct. 30. The game will be a rematch of an earlier 2-1 loss for the Warriors with kickoff set for 4 p.m.
October 23, 2015
Women’s Soccer Records Shutout over El Camino-Compton Center
TORRANCE, Calif. – The El Camino College women’s soccer team (4-7-4, 3-3-2) earned a 4-0 shutout over El Camino-Compton Center (1-13-1, 0-8) on Friday afternoon.
Freshman midfielder Micah Miller (Eastside HS) opened the scoring with a goal the 13th minute after a long run into the box. Less than three minutes later, sophomore Tonya Gonzalez (Redondo Union HS) took a pass from midfielder sophomore Rocio Najero (Vistamar HS) and drilled home the second goal of the game to give the Warriors a 2-0 lead at half.
Freshmen forwards freshman Nicole Chura (Palos Verdes HS) and Kalyn Kaemerie (South HS) scored the team’s final goals in the 71st and 81st minute.
The Warriors will return to action on the road against Pasadena City College on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 3 p.m. ECC previously defeated PCC 2-1 in the Warriors’ first home game of the season.
October 16, 2015
Women’s Soccer Downed 4-1 by Cerritos
TORRANCE, Calif. – A late rally by the Warriors, led by freshman Miranda Ramirez’s (Torrance HS) unassisted goal in the final minute of play, came up short as the Warriors (3-6-4, 2-2-2) were downed by Cerritos College (11-0-2, 6-0-0) on Friday afternoon.
Freshman Kalyn Kaemerie (South HS) and sophomore Tonya Gonzalez (Redondo Union HS) lead the team with two shots with freshman Olivia Hover (West HS) adding a game-high seven saves.
El Camino College returns to the pitch at Mt. SAC at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20.
October 9, 2015
Women’s Soccer Earns Draw against East LA
TORRANCE, Calif. – With temperatures peaking at close to 100 degrees, the El Camino College women’s soccer team (3-5-3, 2-1-1) kept its undefeated record at home with a scoreless draw against East LA College (4-5-2, 2-0-2).
Both teams were evenly matched throughout both halves with ECC freshman forward Kalyn Kaemerie (South HS) attempting fours shots with each requiring the East LA goalie to make a save.
The Warriors will return to the field at LA Harbor College on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Game time is set for 4 p.m.
October 6, 2015
Orseth's Late Goal Not Enough in 2-1 Loss at Long Beach City
LONG BEACH, Calif. - Freshman forward Kelsey Orseth (El Segundo HS) scored the Warriors' lone goal in the 81st minute, but El Camino College (3-5-2, 2-1-0 SCC) lost 2-1 to Long Beach City (5-3-1, 2-1-0 SCC) on Tuesday afternoon.
LBCC scored the first two goals of the game before Orseth was able to connect off the assist from freshman midfielder Sarina Ferlazzo (Redondo Union HS).
The Vikings controlled the action for the rest of the half, peppering ECC freshman goalkeeper Olivia Hover (West HS), who ended with a game-high six saves.
The Warriors return to action against East Los Angeles on Friday, Oct. 9 at 4 p.m.
October 2, 2015
Women's Soccer Remains Undefeated in SCC Play
TORRANCE, Calif. - Freshman forward Kelsey Orseth (Hope Chapel Academy) scored back-to-back goals in the first half to secure the Warriors' 2-1 victory (3-4-2, 2-0 SCC) over Pasadena City (2-5, 0-2 SCC) on Friday afternoon.
Orseth took a feed from freshman Miranda Ramirez (Torrance HS) and drilled it past the Pasadena City College keeper for the first score of the game in the 12th minute. Just six minutes later, Orseth took advantage of a bad goalie kick and chipped a perfect shot to give the Warriors the early 2-0 advantage. Pasadena City scored its lone goal in the 73rd minute with several other near-misses to follow. Freshman goalkeeper Olivia Hover (West HS) recorded eight saves.
El Camino College looks to stay undefeated in SCC play as it heads to Long Beach City on Tuesday, Oct. 6. The match is slated to begin at 4 p.m.
September 29, 2015
Four Warriors Net Goals in Conference Opener Victory
COMPTON, Calif. - Four Warriors scored en route to a 4-0 victory over ECC Compton Center (1-5, 0-1 SCC) on Tuesday afternoon.
All four goals came in the second half of the game, beginning with sophomore Rocio Najero (Vistamar HS) scoring on a corner kick in the 50th minute. Freshman Sarina Ferlazzo ( followed suit three minutes later with Freshman Kalyn Kafmerle (South HS) scoring only two minutes after that. Sophomore Rylie Cole (North HS) added another insurance goal in the 84th minute. Ferlazzo and Najero also tallied assists.
El Camino College (2-4-2, 1-0 SCC) hosts its home conference opener on Friday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. against Pasadena City College.
September 22, 2015
Hover Records 14 Saves but ECC Falls to Mt. San Jacinto
SAN JACINTO, Calif. - Freshman goalie Olivia Hover (West HS) recorded 14 saves, but the El Camino College women's soccer team (1-3-2) fell to Mt. San Jacinto (5-1), 2-0, on Tuesday afternoon.
The Warriors return to the pitch on Thursday, Sept. 24 at Los Angeles Valley College. The match is slated to begin at 4 p.m.
September 16, 2015
Women's Soccer Battles to a 0-0 Draw
OCEANSIDE, Calif. - The El Camino College women’s soccer team (1-2-2) battled on the road to a 0-0 tie with MiraCosta College (1-2-1) on Wednesday afternoon.
Freshman Olivia Hover (West HS) notched two saves to fend off the Spartans, while sophomore midfielder Tonya Gonzalez (Redondo Union HS) came off the bench to lead the Warriors with three of the team’s six shots.
El Camino College stays on the road, facing Mt. San Jacinto College next at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22.
Aug. 28, 2015
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – The ECC women's soccer team fell to Chaffey in the season opener for both teams, 2-1, at Chaffey on Friday....(read more)
About the Program
The El Camino College women's soccer team is directed by John Britton, a former professional player and a U.S.S.F. “A” licensed soccer coach. He has coached the women's team since 1995. In that time, the team has been ranked as high as #5 nationally and has made appearances in State Championships in addition to winning several Conference Titles. Since the programs inception in 1981 ECC Women's Soccer has been a Southern California soccer power, wining State and Southern California Conference Championships along the way and providing the opportunity for its team members to earn scholarships to institutions of higher learning, continuing their education and soccer careers. El Camino College is very proud of this accomplishment.