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Team Highlights

Team Highlights

 

Wearing the Conference Crown
(October 2014) With its 4-1 victory over Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference opponent Moraine Valley on October 7, Oakton clinched at least a share of the Skyway Conference title. The team concludes conference play on October 14, when it hosts Prairie State. Freshman forward Alex Herrera (Maine West) leads Oakton with 24 points (10 goals, 4 assists).

In the most recent National Soccer Coaches Association of America Junior College Division I Men’s National Poll released on October 7, Oakton climbs one spot to No. 8. In the latest NJCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Top 20 National Poll, the team ranks No. 9.

 

Cream of the Conference
(October 2014) This season, Oakton has outscored Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference opponents 18 -7. In the most recent Illinois Skyway clash on September 30, Oakton cruised past host Elgin Community College 6-1.

In the most recent National Soccer Coaches Association of America Junior College Division I Men’s National Poll released on September 30, Oakton jumps four spots and comes in at No. 8. In the latest NJCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Top 20 National Poll, Oakton ranks No. 11.

 

Climbing the Charts
(September 2014) In the latest NJCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Top 20 National Poll released on September 23, Oakton climbed two spots to No. 10. Also, Oakton is ranked No. 12 in the most recent National Soccer Coaches Association of America Junior College Division I Men’s National Poll. Freshman goalkeeper Matthew Cabrales (Proviso West) boasts an .862 save percentage, which ranks No. 16 in NJCCA Division I.

On September 23, Oakton posted a nail-biting 4-3 home win over Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference opponent Morton College in double overtime. Oakton looks to remain unbeaten when it hosts South Suburban College at noon on Friday, September 26.

 

Rising up the Charts
(September 2014) In the latest NJCAA Division I Men's Soccer Top 20 National Poll released on September 16, Oakton climbed two spots to No. 12. Also, Oakton is ranked No. 16 in the most recent National Soccer Coaches Association of America Junior College Division I Men’s National Poll. Freshman forward Nelson Herrera (Maine West) leads the team with 17 points (7 goals, 3 assists).

Oakton looks to remain unbeaten on Tuesday, September 23, when it hosts Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference opponent Morton College at 4 p.m.

 

Going National
(September 2014) The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) ranks Oakton No. 14 in its Division I Men’s Soccer Top 20 National Poll released on September 9.

Also on September 9, Oakton defeated Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference opponent Waubonsee Community College 3-2 in overtime. Freshman forward Nelson Herrera (Maine West) netted two goals in the victory, including the game winner. Oakton is back in action on Friday, September 12, at 4 p.m., in a home match against East Central College.

 

Off to a Good Start
(September 2014)  Oakton kicked off Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) play on September 4 with a 2-1 home victory over College of Lake County. In the win, sophomore center Jonathan Hernandez (Chicago Academy) scored both goals. Hernandez leads Oakton with seven points (three goals, one assist). Oakton is back in ISCC action on September 9, when it goes on the road to take on Waubonsee Community College.

 


Alumni Profile

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As a student, Jake Harris cofounded Students for Social Justice and lobbied to bring fair trade coffee to Oakton’s cafeterias.

Coaches

Steve Brody
Head Coach

Dave Adkisson
Assistant Head Coach

Adnan Ejupovic
Assistant Coach

Alan Chalem
Assistant Coach/Goalkeeper Coach

Athletics Office

Des Plaines Campus
Room 1336
847.635.1753
Director: Bruce Oates
Department Assistant: Mick Reuter
Trainer: Lisa Bolinder