The HCC women's soccer team captured its sixth New England Championship (Region 21) in the last eight seasons Saturday by defeating Massasoit Community College 2-0 at home on O'Connell Field.
Team wins New England regional championship
The Lady Cougars followed that up Sunday with a win against Suffolk Community College (NY/Region 15 champions) on Long Island on penalty kicks (4-3) following a 0-0 tie and two scoreless 10-minute overtime periods.
Women's soccer team moves on to Elite Eight, will compete for national title
The Lady Cougars will be now prepare for the Elite Eight competition and the national tournament, which will be held Nov. 7-11 at Tompkins Cortland Community College in New York State. They will play a national quarter final game Thursday, Nov. 7, at 10 a.m. versus Gloucester Community College (NJ/Region19), moving on to the semi-final game if they win.