Garcia tabbed 2nd team All American; first Cougar to earn AA honors
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team reached another milestone when Yesenia Garcia was named 2nd team All American by the NJCAA this week. Garcia is the first Barton player to be named an NJCAA women’s soccer All American. Garcia leaves Barton as the most prolific scorer in the school history. This past season the Cougar women set numerous records and reached numerous firsts and milestones during an 18-4 season that saw them win the school’s first Jayhawk Conference title.
Barton comeback falls short in Region VI title game
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team saw its remarkable season come to and end in the Region VI Championship game Sunday in a 4-3 loss to Johnson County. The Cougars put together a big 2nd half rally but were unable to overcome the Cavaliers, ending their record setting season with an 18-4 mark at Hummer Park in Topeka. The Cougars advanced to the finals with a 3-1 win over Butler in the semifinals. Barton was playing in the finals of the Region VI Championships for the 1st time in school history after winning its initial Jayhawk Conference title during the regular season.
Sailer named Coach the Year; Garcia Player of the Year; 5 Cougars named 1st team
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team was rewarded for an outstanding regular season with the Jayhawk Conference Coach of the Year, Player of the Year and 5 Cougars selected to the 1st team. Bryan Sailer earned his 1st Coach of the Year award in his 2nd season at Barton while Great Bend sophomore Yesenia Garcia was tabbed as the Player of the Year in the conference. She was joined on the 1st team by Flavia Bernardes, Sara Whiteside, Amber Hull, and goalkeeper Klarissa Harter. Barton will attempt to keep its most successful soccer season in school history going this weekend. Barton will be vying for its 1st ever trip to the Region VI finals when the Cougars play Butler Saturday in Topeka.
Cougar women move into semifinals of Region VI; Butler next up
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team moved into semifinal action of the Region VI tournament with a win over Coffeyville Tuesday afternoon at Cougar Fields in Great Bend. The Cougars won the contest 6-1 over the Red Ravens to move into the semifinal against Butler Saturday afternoon at Hummer Park in Topeka. The Cougars will be seeking their 1st spot in a region final in school history with a win. Barton, ranked No. 15 in the latest NJCAA poll, is now 17-3 on the season after winning its 1st Jayhawk Conference title and capturing the top seed in the Region VI tournament.
Barton women crack NJCAA soccer ranking for the 1st time in school history
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team landed in the NJCAA Top 15 for the 1st time in school history with this past week with a No. 15 ranking. The Cougars will carry that 1st ever ranking into the Region VI tournament where the Cougars will also host a 1st round game. Barton is the No. 1 seed in the Region and will take on Coffeyville in the opening round Tuesday at 1 pm at Cougars Fields.
Barton women capture 1st Jayhawk title; Garcia breaks another record
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team put the finishing touches on the school’s 1st Jayhawk Conference title with a 12-0 win at Independence Tuesday afternoon. The win in the final regular season game of the year gave Barton a 10-1 mark in the conference and a 16-3 overall record. The Cougars end the regular season with a school record 9-game winning streak. In the process, Yesenia Garcia scored 4 goals to break the single-season record at Barton. The Cougars will now wait for the rest of the conference to conclude regular season play before they will know who their 1st round opponent will be. Barton will be the No. 1 seed in the Region VI playoffs and will host the No. 8 seed Tuesday at 1 pm at Cougar Fields. The Cougars will play Allen County if the Red Devils defeat Johnson Thursday. If Allen loses and Coffeyville beats Indy, the Cougars will host the Coffeyville.
Cougars blank Butler; one win from 1st Jayhawk Conference crown
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team accolades continued Saturday with a win over a ranked opponent on the road as Barton won a 2-0 decision over No. 13 Butler Saturday afternoon in El Dorado. The win – coupled with a Hutchinson-Johnson County tie on Sunday – put the Cougars within a single win of capturing the schools 1st Jayhawk Conference title. Barton (15-3) is currently atop the Jayhawk standings with a 9-1 record. Hutchinson is next at 8-1-1 with Johnson 7-1-1. Butler is now 8-2. The Cougars can secure that title with a win at Independence Tuesday against the Pirates, who are 1-8 in the Jayhawk and 2-13 overall. That would also secure the No. 1 seed for Barton in the upcoming Region VI playoffs. The Cougars will open that contest at home Tuesday, Oct. 28 against a yet to be determined opponent at 1 pm. Earlier in the week, Barton captured a 3- 0 win over Neosho.
Barton back in thick of Jayhawk title race with win over Johnson County
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team continued its most successful season to date with one of the biggest wins in school history Saturday afternoon at Cougar Fields. The Cougars knocked off Johnson County – previously unbeaten in the Jayhawk Conference – by a slim 1-0 score. In the process, Barton vaulted itself back in the thick of the race for the Jayhawk Conference regular season title. The Cougars are 7-1 in the Jayhawk – 1 of 4 teams with 1 loss. Johnson fell to 6-1. Butler also beat previously unbeaten Hutchinson Saturday. Butler is now 7-1 in the Jayhawk and Hutchinson 8-1. Barton has now won 6 straight games and is 13-3 for the season.
Cougars shutout 4th straight foe; Garcia gets school mark, Cougars break win mark
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team has been explosive offensively at times this year – and Saturday was no different – but the defense has been just as impressive. Barton recorded its 4th straight shutout and 7th of the season with a 7-0 win over Cloud County in Jayhawk Conference action at Cougar Fields in Great Bend. In the process, Great Bend sophomore Yesenia Garcia broke the school record for most goals in a career. The win was the 11th on the season for Barton, which is the most in school history. The win also keeps Barton (11-3) in the hunt for its 1st Jayhawk Conference title with a 6-1 record in the conference. The Cougars will need some help to win that title but can do itself some good Saturday when Johnson County (5-0 in the Jayhawk) visits Cougar Fields. Before that contest, Barton will travel to Oklahoma for a non conference game Wednesday.
Garcia ties school record; Harter breaks mark as Barton equals season-high win total
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team continued its record breaking season at Coffeyville Tuesday with a 3-0 blanking of the Red Ravens at Veterans Field. The win improved Barton to 10-3 on the season, equaling the most wins in a season for the Cougars achieved on a pair of occasions – most recently last year. In the process sophomore Yesenia Garcia scored her 36th career goal as a Cougar, matching the school record set by Elaine Fontes in 2005-06. Sophomore Goalkeeper Klarissa Harter posted her 10th career shutout to also set a Barton record. Barton is now 5-1 in the Jayhawk Conference. Barton will return home in an effort to break the school record for wins in a season when the Cougars host Cloud in Jayhawk action Saturday at 2 pm.
Bernardes named NJCAA Player of the Week
Cougars win 2nd straight 9-0 outing; with for 9th time this year
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team continues to score at a high pace, earning its 2nd straight 9-0 win in Jayhawk Conference play, this time over Allen County in Iola Saturday. This comes on the heels of a 9-0 win over Garden City Wednesday. The win pushed the Cougars to 9-3 for the year and 4-1 in the Jayhawk. The 9 wins are just 1 shy of a school record. The Cougars tied that record last year with 10 wins. Barton will get a chance to match that mark with a win at Coffeyville Tuesday.
Barton has 9 different player score goals in 9-0 win over Garden
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team rebounded from its only Jayhawk Conference loss to put a 9-0 blanking on visiting Garden City Wednesday afternoon at Cougar Fields. The Cougars had 9 different players score goals in the contest as Barton improved to 3-1 in Jayhawk and 8-3 overall this season. Garden City is now 1-3 in the Jayhawk and 3-3 overall. Barton will be on the road this weekend for a Jayhawk Conference tilt at Allen County.
Cougars lose heartbreaker to Hutch on goal in final minutes of contest
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team lost for the 1st time in Jayhawk Conference play this year in heartbreaking fashion, losing to No. 15 Hutchinson 1-0 in the game’s final minutes Thursday afternoon at Cougar Fields. The Cougars and Hutch were just 2 of 4 unbeatens in the Jayhawk heading into the contest. Earlier in the week, Barton won 8-1 at Hesston and now stands at 7-3 overall and 2-1 in the Jayhawk. Hutch in now 7-0 and 5-0. Barton will be back at home Wednesday to take on Garden City at 2 pm. The Broncbusters will bring a 3-2 overall mark and 1-2 in conference into the contest.
Garcia named NJCAA Player of the Week
Barton makes it back-to-back double digit games with 11-1 win over Cowley
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team continued to score at an amazing pace, earning an 11-1 win over Cowley College Saturday in Jayhawk Conference play on the heels of a 14-0 win over Dodge City 3 days earlier. The contest was slated for Cougars Fields on the campus of Barton but due to heavy rains the previous day, the contest was moved to Memorial Stadium in Great Bend. The 11 goals scored against Cowley was the 3rd highest in school history to follow up a record-setting effort in the 14-0 win. Barton improved to 2-0 in the conference and 6-2 overall with the win. The Cougars will be at Hesston Tuesday in a 5:30 pm Region VI contest.
Barton sets school record with 14 goals; Garcia sets school mark for assists
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team put its name in the record book with a 14-0 win over Dodge City Wednesday afternoon at Cougar Fields in the Jayhawk Conference opener for the Cougars. Barton scored 7 goals in each half for the 14-0 win, eclipsing the mark of 12 goals set in 2005 against Coffeyville. In the process, Great Bend sophomore Yesenia Garcia set a school mark by recording 5 assists in the contest. The win improves the Cougars to 5-2 on the season and gets them off to a 1-0 start in Jayhawk play. Barton will be back at home for another Jayhawk contest Saturday when Cowley College visits at 2 pm.
Cougars split road games at Laramie, Blue River
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team split games over an extended weekend for them, losing at No. 11 Laramie County (Wyom) Saturday before scoring a win at Blue River (Mo) Monday. The split of road games give Barton a 4-2 record this season. The Cougars will start Jayahwk Conference action Wednesday when Barton hosts Dodge City in a 2 pm start at Cougar Fields.
Barton wins 3 straight in Texas; moves to 3-1 on season
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team had to wait nearly a week to resume play after a tough 3-1 loss to start the season, but the Cougars got the sour taste out of their mouths in a hurry, sweeping all 3 games they played this past weekend in Texas. Barton won 2 games at the Cedar Valley Classic in Lancaster Texas then took a road win over Mountain View to end the Texas trip. Barton is now 3-1 on the season and will be back on the road for 2 more games before finally returning home Sept. 10 to start Jayhawk Conference play by hosting Dodge City.
Barton falls in opener; plays 3 in Texas this weekend
The Barton Community College women’s soccer team lost its season opener to Western Nebraska Saturday at Cougar Fields. The contest, a 3-1 loss, was to be the 1st of 2 games over the weekend but Sunday’s scheduled game with Maple Woods (Mo) was cancelled due to the heavy rainfall. Barton will be on the road for 3 games in Texas this weekend. The Cougars will play two at the Cedar Valley Classic then play at Mountain View College before returning home.