2016 Schedule more details

Day Time Opponent Location
Saturday, 8/12/16 6:00 p.m. Alumni Game Home - Bingham Middle School, Independence, MO    
Tuesday, 8/16/16 5:00 p.m. Avila University (preseason scrimmage)  Away - Avila University Campus, Kansas City, MO
Thursday, 8/18/16 6:00 p.m. William Jewell College (preseason scrimmage)  Away - William Jewell College, Liberty, MO 
Monday, 8/22/16 6:00 p.m. Kansas City Kansas Comm. College Home - Bingham Middle School, Independence, MO
Friday, 8/26/16 2:00 p.m.  Allen County Community College Away - Allen County Campus, Iola, KS
Saturday, 8/27/16 2:00 p.m. Neosho Community College Away - Chanute Sports Complex, Chanute, KS 
Thursday, 9/1/16 5:00 p.m.  Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Away - NEO Campus, Miami, OK
Wednesday, 9/7/16 3:00 p.m.  Coffeyville Community College Home - MCC-Blue River Campus, Independence, MO 
Saturday, 9/10/16 2:00 p.m.  Hesston College Away - Hesston Campus, Hesston, KS
Wednesday, 9/14/16 4:00 p.m. Northern Oklahoma College Home - MCC-Blue River Campus, Independence, MO
Monday, 9/19/16 3:00 p.m. Iowa Central Community College Home - MCC-Blue River Campus, Independence, MO
Saturday, 9/24/16 3:00 p.m. St. Charles Community College Home - Bingham Middle School, Independence, MO
Tuesday, 9/27/16 2:00 p.m.  MCC-Maple Woods Away - Happy Rock Park, Gladstone, MO
Friday, 9/30/16 4:00 p.m.  Graceland University J.V.  Home - MCC-Blue River Campus, Independence, MO
Friday, 10/7/16 7:00 p.m. Indian Hills Community College Home - Bingham Middle School, Independence, MO
Tuesday, 10/11/16 1:00 p.m.   State Fair Community College Away - State Fair Campus, Sedalia, MO
Saturday, 10/15/16 1:00 p.m.   Saint Louis Community College Away - STLCC Florissant Valley Campus, Ferguson, MO
Monday, 10/17/16 5:00 p.m.  Central Methodist University J.V.  Away - CMU Campus, Fayette, MO
Friday, 10/21/16 6:30 p.m.  Southwestern Illinois College Home - Bingham Middle School, Independence, MO
Friday, 10/28/16 TBD NJCAA Regional XVI Semifinal MCC-Blue River Hosts the Tournament - Site TBD
Saturday, 10/29/16 TBD NJCAA Regional XVI Final MCC-Blue River Hosts the Tournament - Site TBD
Saturday, 11/5/16 TBD NJCAA Central District Final At Region XXIV Champion
Mon. -Sat., 11/14-11/19  TBD NJCAA National Tournament At Eastern Florida State College, Melbourne, FL
Sara Simpson

Trail Blazers Spotlight

This month's Student-Athlete in the Spotlight is Sara Simpson.  Sara is a 2015 graduate of Lee's Summit North High School, where she played varsity soccer and earned an academic award for her work in the classroom.  Her club soccer career encompassed play with Summit Soccer Club and KC Select.  For the Trail Blazers, Sara started all 16 games as a freshman, contributing five assists while anchoring the team's defense at center back.  Her peers and coaches noticed her outstanding play and voted her to the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XVI 1st Team in 2015.  

Sara doesn't simply rely on her talent to bring her success on the field and in the classroom.  She sets a great example for others through quiet dedication and tremendous work effort.  She showed up for every off-season practice in order to improve and continues to excel academically.  Along with other returning Trail Blazers, she has also taken the time to welcome and get to know incoming recruits ahead of the 2016 season.  Sara plans to transfer to a four year institution in order to continue to play soccer and work towards a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  MCC-Blue River is fortunate to have Sara as part of our program and know she will help make the 2016 season a success.  

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Darby Scharfenkamp earns NJCAA Exemplary Academic Achievement Award 

Darby Scharfenkamp, a sophomore goalkeeper for the Trail Blazers, earned the National Junior College Athletic Association Exemplary Academic Achievement Award. This award is given to student-athletes who earn between a 3.60-3.79 GPA.  Darby is transferring to the University of Central Missouri, where she will continue her studies in education.  Congratulations Darby and good luck in the future at UCM! 

Trail Blazers earn NJCAA Region 16 honors!

Congratulations to Cali Fournier, Sara Simpson, Mackenzie McGlynn and Amber Tran.  Cali and Sara were named to the NJCAA All-Region 16 First Team.  Cali led the Trail Blazers with 10 goals and 2 assists during her freshman season.  Her speed and tenacity were a constant menace to the opposition.  Sara also had an excellent freshman campaign.  She anchored the defense for the Trail Blazers, but also managed to contribute 5 assists with some incisive dribbling into the attacking third of the field.

Mackenzie McGlynn and Amber Tran were named to the NJCAA All-Region 16 Second Team. Mackenzie, a sophomore captain, made a major contribution with 8 goals and 1 assist. Her season highlight was a 3 goal effort in the final regular season game.  Amber Tran played both center back and midfield.  Her all around ability and competitiveness allowed her to play and excel in multiple positions for the Trail Blazers!

Congratulations to all four of these outstanding student-athletes!

Cali FournierSara SimpsonKenzie McGlynn

         Cali Fournier                   Sara Simpson                   Kenzie McGlynn

Amber Tran

          Amber Tran

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