Century College Win District, Advance To NJCAA Nationals

Woody Wood Duck LogoOn November 2, 2013 Century College defeated Joliet Junior College 1-0 to win District C and advance to the NJCAA Division III National Tournament for the first time in program history. Ryan Flynn was the hero scoring the game winner in the 90th minute for the Wood Ducks, who captured their first District Championship. Goalkeeper Christian Espitia made eight saves for the clean sheet, his ninth of the season.

Century College will open play at the national tournament, hosted by Herkimer County Community College, on Thursday, November 14. Their opponent is Montgomery College (21-1). The Raptors were the Maryland JUCO Athletic Conference champion and seeded #2 for nationals.

The official 6-12-1 overall record for Century College is a bit misleading due to the fact that the team had to forfeit their first 10 games of the season (won 9 of the 10 games). On the pitch, Century went 15-3-1*, including 5-0-1 in their last six games.

The official NJCAA national tournament website is http://goo.gl/L2Z1Kr. All of the NJCAA National Tournament matches will be streamed live at http://www.njcaatv.com/njcaatv/.

National Tournament Seeding:

  1. Herkimer County (14-1)
  2. Montgomery (21-1)
  3. Suffolk County (16-1-2)
  4. Bunker Hill (17-3)
  5. Richland (9-4)
  6. Camden County (17-3)
  7. Century College (6-12-1)*
  8. SUNY Adirondack (14-2)

NJCAA Division III District Championship results:

A: Herkimer County CC (NY)  3, Genesee CC (NY) 0

B: Richland College (TX) 4, Mountain View College (TX) 1

C: Century College (MN) 1, Joliet Jr. College (IL) 0

D: Suffolk County CC (NY) 1, Nassau CC (NY) 1 -SCCC win PK’s 5-3

E: Camden County College (NJ) 3, Union County College (NJ) 1

F: Montgomery College (MD) 6, Potomac State College (WV) 1

G: Bunker Hill CC (MA) 1, Bristol CC (MA) 0

H: SUNY-Adirondack 1, Tompkins Cortland CC (NY) 0

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