Anticipating a tough match, the City College Rams secured a 2-1 win over the robust nature of the No. 1-seeded San Joaquin Delta squad on Tuesday, Nov. 21, in Round 2 of Northern California Regional Playoffs.
Rams women’s soccer put on a show in their home bout against the Chabot Gladiators, dominating the scoreline 7-1 on Friday, October 20.
The task was too much for the Rams as Fresno found the back of the net again later in the second half. Despite the team giving it their all to the end, Fresno ended the game on top, ending City’s season.
Estrada got a chance to try out for Guatemala’s national team in early December and was invited back to play for the squad. “I just felt accomplished. I had set a goal for myself and you know that feeling when you achieve a goal, it just felt really good,” Estrada said. “I think just being able to go and represent my dad’s small town from Guatemala…I just know how proud I would make him myself and like everyone in that town.”
Going into the 2022 season, the Rams hope to replicate and exceed the success they found last season with their newly promoted full-time head coach Mr. Jeff Wilson.
It’s full steam ahead for the athletics department as City College’s coaching staff and student-athletes prepare for an official fall sports season.
The season for the men’s and women’s soccer teams have gone by just as quickly as it came, but the players were still excited at the opportunity of playing the game they love.
It’s been over 365 days since City College last had a team play a game, but now three teams have the opportunity to suit up against real competition.