ECC Men’s Soccer (9-10-1) saved their best performances for the end of the season and kept extending their hopes of winning the NJCAA Central District alive to the end. The Falcons eventually fell 2-1 to NJCAA #6 Heartland Community College. The Falcons put together a historic run to the end of the season, rattling of […]

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The East Central College Falcons (9-9-1) took one step closer to reaching a team goal for the season by knocking off the National Park College Nighthawks (Hot Springs, AR) 3-2 in the NJCAA Central District semifinal. The game was held at a neutral site on the Mineral Area College campus in Park Hills, MO. The […]

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It was a tight match from start to finish with the ECC Falcons (8-9-1) finding a way to keep their winning streak alive claiming the 2022 NJCAA Region 16 DII Men’s Championship 1-0 over St. Louis Community College. The Falcons’ game plan was to score first and hold out the opposition. ECC played well from […]

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The ECC Falcons (6-9-1) were able to play through the blustery wind conditions to knock off the State Fair Community College Roadrunners 2-1 in the first round of the NJCAA Region 16 Tournament. SFCC had the wind at their backs the first half and a sustained pressure against the Falcons. In the 35th minute a […]

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The Falcons (5-7) were able to cook up another victory by defeating the Southwestern Illinois College Blue Storm 3-2 in overtime. Ross Watson was the regulation time hero of the match as he scored 2 goals, one in the 70th minute and the other in the 81st minute to assure overtime for the Falcons as […]

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The Falcons (4-7) were able to knock off NJCAA DII #12 St. Louis Community College with a big home victory by a score of 2-1. ECC came into the game with confidence after beating Parkland College 4-0 earlier in the week. Coach Joe Benninger decided to ride the hot hand with starting Mario Pereira in […]

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The Falcons (3-7) found the back of the net often at home against the Parkland College Cobras. The setting for the 4-0 win had East Central College playing on an almost perfect pitch with wonderful weather conditions. As the game progressed both East Central and Parkland had a few scoring opportunities in the first half. […]

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The Falcons (2-4) were able to pick up their first NJCAA Region 16 victory of the season with a 3-0 game result over the Metropolitan Community College Kansas City Wolves on Sept. 10. A team starved for a positive outcome worked hard to keep the Wolves off the scoreboard in the rain and finished with […]

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The East Central College Falcons started the season with a convincing win over the Missouri Baptist University Reserves by a score of 6-0. Ross Watson led the Falcons with three goals and the game winner. Miguel Gonzalez had a goal and two assists for the high-powered Falcon offense who led 5-0 at halftime. On the […]

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Diego Navia was named an NAIA All-American in his first season with the Columbia College Cougars.  Navia may have only played one season in a Falcon uniform, but his impact was amazing the way he patrolled the midfield for ECC. He was named 1st Team All-Conference and 1st Team All-Region during the Covid shortened season […]

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The East Central College Falcons improved to 10-4 on the season with a 4-1 win over the Crowder College Roughriders. Stephen Akot was able to score three goals for the hat trick in the match with two coming from penalty kicks. The match scheduled at ECC on Saturday, Oct. 16 was moved to Union Middle […]

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NJCAA #19 East Central College knocked of NJCAA #11 Mineral Area in a fast paced match filled with goals. The Falcons found themselves in the lead quickly when Joao Louzada Pimenta fed a ball to Stephen Akot in the 10th minute of the match to give ECC an Early 1-0 lead. Mineral Area answered back […]

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The NJCAA #18 ECC Falcons (8-4) remain in the top twenty ranked teams in NJCAA DII soccer after a 2-1 victory of NJCAA DI #13 Lewis & Clark in Godfrey, IL. ECC nabbed a win after scoring the first two goals of the match.  Joe McInnes was able to open up the scoring with an […]

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A region seed was on the line as East Central College (7-3) took on State Fair Community College in an important match moved to Union Middle School turf field due to heavy rain in the morning. The change of venue didn’t stiffle the Falcons home field advantage as they took full control of the match […]

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A hot evening in late September kept the Falcons on fire from a goal scoring perspective as they scored 6 goals for the second straight game. This time the Falcons knocked of the Southwestern Illinois Blue Storm by a score of 6-0 with a trio Falcons finding the net twice. The scoring opened in the […]

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The Falcons (5-3) on the season found themselves trailing in the third minute of the match 1-0 against MCCKC, but wound up finding the back of the net six times to prevail with a 6-3 win over the Wolves. A great touch on the first goal was scored by Sam Ennis as he tied the […]

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The Falcons (4-2) are now at a place in their season where playing at top form means a lot to overall team performance and putting up W’s the win column. ECC was was able to put the hammer down on Missouri Baptist JV for a 7-0 victory. The scoring parade was opened by Stephen Akot […]

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The East Central College Soccer Falcons (2-1-1) were able to knock off NJCAA DII #6 ranked St. Charles CC by a score of 2-1 at home. The Falcons came out with a game plan and left the pitch with a victory after a hard fought region/conference match-up against St. Charles. ECC was in top form […]

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The ECC men’s soccer team (1-1-1) opened up the scoring quickly against the Archers by netting two goals in the first five minutes of the contest. The Falcons put the first tally up on the board with a goal by Joao Pimenta just one minute in as he dribbled down the sideline and struck quickly […]

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High Honors for Top Men’s Soccer Falcons The East Central College Falcons finished the season 8-4 and ended up ranked #16 in the final NJCAA DII Men’s Soccer poll. Despite a postponed and shortened season, excitement was proven by hard work and determination by some of the top players on the team. Several Falcons were […]

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The East Central College men’s soccer team took home honors at the conclusion of the season that included the following accolades: Missouri Community College Athletic Conference Champions Martin Clayes – MCCAC Coach of the Year Joe McInnes- 1stTeam All-Region, 1st Team All-Conference   Diego Navia-  1st Team All-Region, 1st Team All-Conference   Miguel Gonzalez- 1st […]

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The ECC Falcons (8-3) were able to glide through the first round of the NJCAA Region 16 Tournament with a 5-0 win over Metropolitan Community College Kansas City in an away match. The first goal came from the Falcons as Joe McInnes headed a shot off the cross bar and Julio Gonzalez put the rebound […]

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The East Central College Falcons (7-3) were able to knock off the Mineral Area Cardinals for a second time this year. This time the game was less dramatic than the previous overtime match as the Falcons won by a score of 3-2. Goals in the match were scored by trio of Falcons. Miguel Gonzalez put […]

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The NJCAA #20 East Central College Falcons (6-2) improved their conference record to 4-0 with a 3-2 victory over the State Fair Community College Roadrunners. ECC didn’t waste any time by striking first as Joe McInnes netted the first goal on an assist from Miguel Gonzalez in the first minute of the game. Another goal […]

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