2018 Marshalltown Community College Men's Soccer News

  • Tigers = ICCAC Regular Season Champions
    October 13, 2018
    The Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team has secured the ICCAC regular season title for the first time since 2015. The Tigers dropped their first game of ICCAC play but then would run the table their final nine games to secure the crown. With a final record of 9-1, the Tigers edged out the Iowa Lakes CC Lakers on a head to head tie breaker.
  • Sophomore Day Success
    October 12, 2018
    The sophomore class has been one of the best that the Tiger Soccer Program has seen over the last two years, and Friday was no different. Starting 11 sophomores against William Penn’s JV squad, the team left no questions of their dominance, dropping the Statesmen 5-0 in the final game of regular season play.
  • Tigers End ICCAC Regular Season Play on High Note
    October 11, 2018
    A chilly night in Waterloo could not stop a red hot Tiger offense, as Marshalltown looked to end their ICCAC slate with a victory against the Hawkeye Community College Red Tails.
  • Tigers MSOC #6 in latest NJCAA Poll
    October 09, 2018
    The MCC Tigers Men's Soccer team moves up to #6 in the latest NJCAA poll released on October 9th. The team defeated Northeast Community College and Dakota County Technical College last week to rise up 5 notches in the national poll.
  • Strong Second Half Propels Tigers Past Blue Knights
    October 06, 2018
    Marshalltown, IA- A flurry of second half goals capped off a strong 7-0 victory for Marshalltown Community College over the Blue Knights of Dakota County Technical College (DCTC). The win extends MCC’s win streak to eight, and keeps them at the top of the ICCAC with a record of 8-1. The Tigers are 13-1 overall on the season. The loss drops DCTC to 1-5 in ICCAC play, and 3-7 overall.
  • Ramos selected as ICCAC Athlete of the Week for Defense
    October 03, 2018
    The Iowa Community College Athletic Conference has announced the Athlete of the Week honors for the week of September 23-30. Marshalltown CC’s sophomore captain Rafael Ramos has been named Division I Soccer’s Athlete of the Week for Defense. Ramos is a first time honoree, and the first time a field player has been selected in the Defense category.
  • Tigers Extend Streak to Seven
    October 03, 2018
    The 11th ranked Marshalltown Community College Tiger soccer team picked up a big road win on Tuesday against Northeast Community College extending their win streak to seven matches. Prior to the match, MCC was tied for second place in the ICCAC as NECC had sole possession of fourth place, respectively.
  • Tigers now #11 in NJCAA
    October 02, 2018
    The Marshalltown Community College Tigers move up to #11 in the latest NJCAA Poll released on October 2nd. Decisive wins last week versus Scott Community College and previously 14th ranked Iowa Lakes Community College helped propel the Tigers up four spots from the previous poll released. With Tuesday’s Indian Hills upset over Iowa Central Community College, the Tigers are also ranked atop of the ICCAC leader board with a record of 12-1, 7-1 in conference play.
  • Hatano's Goal Helps Tigers Sink Lakers
    September 29, 2018
    Tiger freshman Jiroh Hatano netted his 6th goal of the season to help the 15th ranked MCC Tigers upset the 14th ranked Iowa Lakes CC Lakers in a match that was plagued by rain and wet playing conditions. The win is the 6th consecutive for Marshalltown and improves them to 11-1 overall on the season, 6-1 in ICCAC play. The Lakers, who were previously undefeated in conference play, fall to 10-2-1 overall and are now tied for 2nd in conference standings with Marshalltown behind the Iowa Central Tritons.
  • Tigers Stomp Eagles
    September 26, 2018
    Marshalltown, IA – The men’s soccer team hosted the Eagles of Scott Community College on Wednesday night at the MCC Soccer Field.
  • 4-3 Thriller Against Hills
    September 22, 2018
    Ottumwa IA – The MCC men’s soccer team took on last year’s Region XI Champion, Indian Hills Community College, on Saturday afternoon, defeating the Warriors 4-3.
  • Rafael Vacas Earns ICCAC Athlete of the Week
    September 19, 2018
    Ames, IA – The Iowa Community College Athletic Conference has selected Marshalltown’s Rafael Vacas as the Division I Men’s Soccer Field Player of the Week from September 10-16.
  • Raphael Nascimento Hired as Assistant Men's Soccer Coach
    September 19, 2018
    The Marshalltown Community College athletic department is pleased to announce the hiring of Raphael Nascimento as Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach.
  • Tigers Defeat Trojans 3-2
    September 18, 2018
    Marshalltown, IA – Physical. That would be the easiest way to describe Tigers ICCAC match up with the Trojans of North Iowa Area Community College.
  • Tigers Sink Reivers at Home
    September 15, 2018
    Marshalltown, IA – Marshalltown Community College hosted the Reivers of Iowa Western Community College on Saturday, September 15.
  • Did You Say 11-0? Yep!
    September 12, 2018
    Burlington, IA – The MCC soccer team dominated the Blackhawks of Southeastern Community College on Wednesday night, defeating their conference rival 11-0.
  • Tigers Fall to Tritons of Iowa Central
    September 08, 2018
    Fort Dodge, IA – The #13 Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team squared off with Iowa Central Community College Saturday afternoon in Fort Dodge.
  • Joel Serrano Named ICCAC Goalkeeper of the Week
    September 06, 2018
    Ames, IA – The Iowa Community College Athletic Conference announced the Athlete of the Week winners for the week of August 22 through September 2.
  • Aleix Viladot Gets His Call
    September 06, 2018
    Marshalltown, IA – The star-studded Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team gave up one of their star players this week.
  • Tigers Devour Red Tails
    September 05, 2018
    Marshalltown, IA – The #13 Marshalltown Community College soccer team played host to the Red Tails of Hawkeye Community College on Wednesday night.
  • Tigers Bring Home Wells Fargo Cup
    September 02, 2018
    Ottumwa, IA – The men’s soccer team had an additional passenger on the bus ride home on Sunday, the Wells Fargo Cup trophy.
  • Coach Martinez Earns 100th Win
    September 01, 2018
    Ottumwa, IA – Saturday was a memorable day for the Tiger soccer family as Head Coach Rafael Martinez earned his 100th win as the Head Coach of the MCC Tigers.
  • Joel Serrano Called Up to Puerto Rico National Team
    August 30, 2018
    San Juan, Puerto Rico - The Puerto Rican Football Federation has called up Marshalltown Community College Goalkeeper, Joel Serrano, to play for the Puerto Rico National Team. Serrano is currently the Tigers #1 goalkeeper, recording two saves in the Tigers two shutout victories this season.
  • Freshmen Emerge in 4-0 Win over Anoka-Ramsey CC
    August 26, 2018
    Coon Rapids, MN – The Tiger soccer team earned another victory on Sunday, scoring four goals in the first half to defeat the Rams of Anoko-Ramsey Community College.
  • Men's Soccer Defeats Carleton College 4-0
    August 25, 2018
    Northfield, MN - The MCC soccer team kicked off the 2018 season right, defeating the Knights of Carleton College 4-0.
  • 2018 Tiger Soccer Season Preview
    August 20, 2018
    Marshalltown, IA – Members of the Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team have been on campus since August 1 preparing for a highly anticipated 2018 season.
  • Former Tigers Earn PDL Post-Season Awards
    August 05, 2018
    Marshalltown, IA – On Thursday, August 2, former Marshalltown Community College (MCC) All-American, Kino Ryosuke, was named the Premier Development League’s Most Valuable Player while playing for the Des Moines Menece and former Tiger goalkeeper, Rafael Pereira, earned All-Eastern Conference Honorable Mention while playing for the Western Mass Pioneers.
  • Men's Soccer Helps with Local Clean Up
    August 03, 2018
    Marshalltown, IA – The Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team spent Friday morning downtown assisting in the cleanup after the July 19 tornado that destroyed many homes and business. Downtown at 8:00 AM the team cleared debris from a rental property owned by Erin Weatherly.
  • 2018 Soccer Schedule
    July 19, 2018
    Marshalltown, IA – Head Soccer Coach, Rafael Martinez, announced the Marshalltown Community College 2018 soccer schedule on Wednesday morning. The Tigers will host seven home games and one scrimmage this fall at the MCC soccer field.
  • Seven Tigers Participate in Developmental Leagues This Summer
    July 06, 2018
    Marshalltown, IA – The Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team has maintained it national reputation as one of the best teams in the county under Head Coach Rafael Martinez. Competing in the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC), which regularly has three and sometimes four teams ranked in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national poll, Martinez has built a consistent winner, averaging over 12 wins a season in his tenure.